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COMEDY REVIEW – Rhod Gilbert & The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, 09/01/11

By Marty Mulrooney


After postponing his scheduled show last September, Rhod Gilbert finally made it to Liverpool last night with a quick apology, followed by an even quicker flurry of abuse aimed at the Philharmonic Hall’s management, various members of the audience and a 12-year-old boy who he was convinced was going to ruin his entire act. He ranted and raved like a lunatic, arguing with hecklers and losing his cool more times than I could count. It was a brilliant opening to the show, setting the tone perfectly. Then Rhod explained that he hadn’t even started his routine yet…

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DVD REVIEW – Robin Williams: Weapons Of Self Destruction

By Stewie Sutherland


When I was a kid, I once found a record called Robin Williams: A Night At The Met. I had no idea that the Met was the New York Metropolitan Opera House, or know anything about cocaine, Ronald Reagan, or even a lot about alcohol – I did know that listening to Robin Williams say that beer commercials always showed “Manly men doing manly things! You’ve just killed a small animal – it’s time for a light beer!” sounded damned funny.

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