Category: Comedy

Ricky Gervais, The Independent, 19th May 2007

First Night: Ricky Gervais, Madison Square Garden, New York Near-the-knuckle Gervais pushes US boundaries By Julian Hall Outside New York’s Madison Square Garden Theatre, ticket touts were having difficulties pronouncing Ricky Gervais’s name. “Want tickets for Ricky Gerva?” they inquired, hesitantly. Inside, however, most people knew exactly who they had come to see and they […]

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Hal Cruttenden, The National

As soon as the comedian Hal Cruttenden steps on stage you know that you are in safe hands. Safe, of course, doesn’t have to mean boring. Cruttenden, a comedian since 1996, has spent enough time on stage to make stand-up look easy. Working as the warm-up act for Rob Brydon, the star of Gavin and […]

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