Chris Ramsey – Feeling Lucky (Avalon Promotions)
By Lisa Clarkson | Published on Friday 31 August 2012
Squashed into a sold out session; a quick scan around the room, and it’s clear who Chris Ramsey’s fan-base are. Lots of high heels and skirts spotted, giggles heard. Lots of longing looks and hair twiddling was going on throughout the hour, and not just from the girls in the crowd. Ramsey really is a charmer – I was waiting for the shiny ding every time he grinned – and the ambition of ‘Feeling Lucky’ is massive, pondering on the universe, genealogy, Darwinism (really). Although his delivery is earnest, and manic, and handsome, even touching (his fondness for his parents is just gorgeous), he dumbs it down, apologising for the “science bit” and making sure there was a “knob gag”. Sit on the fence, Ramsey, and you might fall off.
Pleasance Courtyard, 1-26 Aug, 7.40pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [L Clarkson]