Jarred Christmas (3 stars)

This article is from 2007.

The Hero Show is a befitting title for Christmas’ latest venture as the Kiwi resembles something between Clark Kent and the Incredible Hulk. He throws himself into storytelling, gripping the audience’s attention with red-cheeked fury, though at times his joke-lite anecdotes are too lengthy. The recurring theme strengthens a mostly muddled set but his super-energetic climax leaves you on a high.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 26 Aug (not 13), 7.10pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Jarred Christmas: The Hero Show

  • 3 stars

Are you holding out for a hero? This Kiwi might be the answer. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007'.

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