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ED2012 Comedy Review: Art Of Procrastination (UCLU Comedy Club)

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Let’s be honest with ourselves for a second, many university revues are bloody awful. Yes, even yours. As such, it came as a surprise to me that University College London’s comedy revue, ‘Art Of Procrastination’, is not only entertaining but, dare I say it, genuinely funny. Centred on the origins of a humanity-threatening outbreak of laser-eyed mice, the madcap story helps to anchor the action, offering a focus and cohesion to the sketches instead of a series of barely-related scenarios. These sketches are generally more hit than miss, with the life-narrators, phone-dancing and ‘University Challenge’ pieces working particularly well, all performed admirably by a talented, comedic cast. A very pleasant surprise indeed.

Paradise in the Vault, 6-19 Aug (not 13), 10.00pm
tw rating 4/5 | Joseph Trotter

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