Steve Gribbin: Laugh at First Sight (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Steve Gribbin: Laugh at First Sight

A gag-heavy and tack-sharp set

Displaying the skills learnt from 30 years on the circuit, Gribbin’s set is gag-heavy and tack-sharp. He uses the structure of his own comedic journey on which to loosely hang his musical satire with routines on the royal wedding and riots. It’s always nice to be reminded that political humour didn’t die alongside Thatcher’s career.

The Stand II, 558 7272, until 28 Aug, 7pm, £9 (£8).

Steve Gribbin: Laugh at First Sight

  • 4 stars

The Comedy Store legend and BBC Radio 4 regular Steve Gribbin presents his new one-man show detailing his 30-year love affair with that sternest of mistresses, Comedy. It’s not so much a 'Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name', as 'A Love That Can’t Stop Talking. With A Microphone. And Lights.' From his first time onstage…

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