John Pendal: We Are Family (3 stars)

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John Pendal: We Are Family

In his new show comedian John Pendal looks at his family tree.

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In his new show comedian John Pendal looks at his family tree to try and answer life’s questions:

How much of our lives are determined by our family? Can we break our genetic programming? And is it possible to get along with your Dad after Brexit?

It’s aimed at anyone anxious about the current state of the world… or finds their family sometimes annoys them.

John’s last two shows “International Man of Leather” and “How to Escape From Stuff” went on to tour Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Edmonton, Melbourne and Rome.

“Fringe brilliance” - ★★★★★ Broadway Baby “An extremely important and funny show” - ★★★★ Arts Award Voice “engaging and hilarious throughout” - ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

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John Pendal: We Are Family

5 Aug 20183 stars

Universal tale of uncovering a family's excitingly dirty laundry

Tapping into our current obsession with family trees, John Pendal's second solo Fringe show looks at his own lineage having finally found something to talk about with his ordinarily monosyllabic father. The comic's preoccupation is that he's the last of…

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1. Jules Cavalier26 Aug 2018, 7:01pm4 stars John Pendal: We Are Family Report

What an incredibly honest, open and funny account of the Pendal/Pendall/Pendel family. John was kind, compassionate and loving about us the audience, his Panda and his family. Beautiful man, funny performance and a lesson for us all on top.

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