Steve Hall's Very Still Life (3 stars)

This article is from 2011

Steve Hall's Very Still Life

Surreal tales and batty antics

Where would modern comics be without their crazy parents? We get to laugh at the antics of the Klang man’s batty dad, but mainly we’re chortling at Hall Jnr’s shortcomings amid a tale of love (almost) lost. There’s the night he made a fool of himself at a Russell Howard stadium gig and the time he exchanged increasingly surreal ‘wanker’ gestures with a passenger on an opposite train.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug, 8.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Steve Hall's Very Still Life

  • 3 stars

A show about achieving things, if I can be bothered to write it. We Are Klang man and Russell Howard tour support. Adecco Alfred Marks Borehamwood Branch June 1997 Temp of the Month Nominee. ‘The most intelligent stand-up you've never heard of’ (GQ), 'His phrasing is joyous and choice of words close to poetic’ (Metro)…

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