Category: Comedy

Laughing All The Way to The Bank, feature for the ES Magazine, 2011.

ES magazine, 11th November 2011 Once upon a time, a full house and a few laughs were the best a stand up could hope for. These days, with book deals, DVD spin-offs and arena tours, the big names are cashing in big-time… [issuu viewMode=singlePage width=420 height=594 shareMenuEnabled=false printButtonEnabled=false backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=120102182451-3d3de26a33624a6ab61c4568a90e7f1a name=laughing_all_the_way_to_the_bank username=julian_hall tag=comedy unit=px id=940377e5-92aa-eec8-ba14-0bdeb63e9f1d […]

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Seinfeld review for The Stage, 2011.

The Stage, 6th June 2011 The word ‘masterclass’ was freely bandied about the O2 immediately after Jerry Seinfeld finished his first publicised UK appearance in thirteen years. Ninety minutes of consummate stand-up will do that. Rarely smiling at even the punchlines he knew he could be most proud of, the American veteran approached set-ups and […]

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Rob Brydon reviewed for The Independent, 2009.

Reviewed by Julian Hall Hexagon, Reading The Independent, 24th March 2009 When Rob Brydon’s support act, Hal Cruttenden, announces himself, there’s the customary puzzlement from the section of the audience that didn’t realise there was a warm-up. When Brydon announces himself, after the interval, there seemed to be a smaller group that hadn’t realised that […]

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