Mark Nelson: Older than Jesus (3 stars)

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Acclaimed, award-winning stand-up with some thoughts on life now that he is older than Jesus. Uncompromisingly hilarious new show from star of BBC's Don't Drop the Baton, Nelson's Guide to Marriage, and Telegraph Critics’ Choice. 'Wonderfully crafted gags … his profanity is utterly charming … talent that is simply obscene!' (List). 'Remarkably accomplished stage presence … blistering material which pushes dangerously near the boundaries of good taste' (Sunday Times). 'Rarely has someone managed to be so simultaneously offensive and likeable' (Fest). 'Powerful punchlines … devastatingly effective' ( 'Great jokes, and lots of them' (Telegraph).

Age category: 16+

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Mark Nelson: Older Than Jesus

24 Aug 20153 stars

Irreverent, vulgar and humane consideration of society’s taboos

There’s nothing subtle about Mark Nelson’s approach. Paedophilia, necrophilia, bestiality, blasphemy, racism, sexism and religion all come in for an unflinching appraisal. Nelson takes each far past the line of decency, and way beyond the question of…

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