Monday 20 August 2012 | By

ED2012 Comedy Review: And Still Rarely Rong (Gary Colman / PBH’s Free Fringe)

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It’s comedy like this which makes me so happy to have the free strands at the Fringe, to think that something of such an amazing quality is available to everyone. Gary Colman speaks of his gut-churning life as a father, living in London as a Geordie, ice-skating as a child, and constantly being mistaken for the actor from ‘Different Strokes’ who shared his name. Offering outstandingly impressive deadpan comedy, Colman can give a flawless mix of light-hearted humour, yet adds more sinister elements too. I can confidently predict that this show will have you in hysterics as Colman builds his set, and his rapport with the audience, perfectly and with sheer energy. Completely unpredictable, mad and vivacious, think of Ross Noble but with much less hair.

Whistlebinkies, 4-25 Aug, 2.45pm.
tw rating 5/5 | [Miranda Cannibal]

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