Andrew Maxwell: The Lights Are On (4 stars)

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Star of the Edinburgh Fringe and comedy award nominee Andrew Maxwell returns with a brand new hour of mischievous charm and boundary-nudging wit. Sold-out 2006-2010. As seen on BBC’s Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You, ITV’s Celebrity Juice, a regular slot on RTE’s The Panel and Comic Relief's 24 Hour Panel People. ‘Passionate, playful comic who controls his material and his crowd with a chortling ease that belies the precision of his lines … furiously funny and utterly invigorating’ ★★★★★ (Times), ‘Currently on fire. A knack for vivid story-telling’ (Independent).

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Andrew Maxwell

12 Aug 20114 stars

Blistering set from the mercurial Dubliner

Anyone who goes to see a barrel-load of comedy this August will no doubt witness stand-up after stand-up making a fleeting reference to the summer riots, if only to prove they have a handle on what’s going on in outside the Edinburgh bubble. Not Andrew…

Andrew Maxwell - The Lights Are On

26 Jul 2011

The King of Comedy returns to his ancestral pile

To Andrew Maxwell, there are few sounds better than a roomful of people laughing. All the better if they’re laughing at something the tiny Dubliner with the massive talent has just said. ‘Laughter speeds shit up,’ insists the man crowned King of Comedy…

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