Category: Comedy Reviews

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LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World

LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World

| 26 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: Brewed Laughter at Fringe World Creatures next Door, Friday, 16 February, 2018 Reviewed by Brian Dunne It is genuinely difficult to say anything positive about this FRINGE WORLD show, which is a shame as there certainly were a few funny moments during the ‘performance’, however these were effectively nullified by long sections of the […]

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LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth

| 7 February 2018 | Reply

LIVE: DAVE CALLAN in Every Video Clip Ever @ Fringe World Festival, Perth Friday, 2 February, 2018 – runs until 11 Feb Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar If ever you’ve fancied seeing a “man who looks like a Viking dancing in a comedy way,” then get thee to Dave Callan’s Every Video Clip Ever show at […]

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LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth

LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth

| 29 November 2016 | Reply

LIVE: BILL BAILEY – Larks In Transit – Perth Riverside Theatre, Perth – Sunday, 27 November, 2016  Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Bill Bailey combines the intellectual absurdities of Monty Python to great effect with the manic energy and charming talkativeness of Billy Connelly, and in this, his 30th year as a comedian, and 20th year […]

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COMEDY: RUSSELL BRAND, Perth – 20 October, 2015

COMEDY: RUSSELL BRAND, Perth – 20 October, 2015

| 15 December 2015 | Reply

COMEDY: RUSSELL BRAND, Perth – 20 October, 2015 Perth Arena Reviewed by Trulie Pinnegar Russell Brand appears on the stage quite humbly compared to his 2013 show, following a video intro of clips focussing on his celebrity. He doesn’t seem uncomfortable, however, within just a few minutes undertaking his classic move of taking a walk […]

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LIVE: AL MURRAY, Perth, 12 October, 2015

LIVE: AL MURRAY, Perth, 12 October, 2015

| 12 November 2015 | Reply

LIVE: AL MURRAY, Perth, 12 October, 2015 The Astor Theatre, Monday, 12 October, 2015 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Australia was in for a treat as Al Murray brought his Pub Landlord character Down Under for his first complete national tour. Riffing on a staggering array of topics and showing incredible recall for his audience targets […]

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Live Comedy – Stephen Merchant, Perth, 6 December 2012

Live Comedy – Stephen Merchant, Perth, 6 December 2012

| 28 December 2012 | Reply

Live at The Astor Theatre, Perth By Shane Pinnegar   I recently reviewed Stephen Merchant’s Live standup comedy tour “Hello Ladies” for Xpress Magazine – read it HERE    

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Comedy: A Final Taste Of Hale & Pace Live in Perth 1st October 2011

Comedy: A Final Taste Of Hale & Pace Live in Perth 1st October 2011

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

A FINAL TASTE OF HALE & PACE Burswood Theatre, Perth 1 Oct 2011 By Shane & Trulie Pinnegar For 30 years Gareth Hale & Norman Pace have entertained us through TV shows and live performances and finally they have decided that enough is enough – cue “A final taste of Hale & Pace” Characters such […]

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Comedy: Eddie Izzard – Stripped, Live in Perth 18th November 2011

Comedy: Eddie Izzard – Stripped, Live in Perth 18th November 2011

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

Eddie Izzard – Stripped Burswood Theatre 18 Nov 2011 By Shane Pinnegar Eddie Izzard’s ‘action transvestite’ character was nowhere to be seen tonight at the Burswood Theatre, but his manic energy, razor sharp wit and keen sense of the absurd was out in spades as he rambled through a hugely entertaining series of rants over […]

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Comedy: David Strassman – Careful What You Wish For, live in Perth 15th June 2012

Comedy: David Strassman – Careful What You Wish For, live in Perth 15th June 2012

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

David Strassman – Careful What You Wish For Regal Theatre, Perth 15 June 2012 By Shane Pinnegar To call David Strassman a ventriloquist seems to rather understate the case – the man is a genius comedy writer, master of the absurd, amazing ventriloquist and animatronics expert, and his latest show weaves a complex story of […]

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Comedy: Bill Bailey – Qualmpeddler, Live in Perth 26th August 2012

Comedy: Bill Bailey – Qualmpeddler, Live in Perth 26th August 2012

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

BILL BAILEY The Riverside Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Sunday 26th August, 2012 By Shane Pinnegar Is there anyone who sincerely believes our Prime Minister or Leader of the Opposition are intelligent, charismatic leaders with a vibrant vision for the country’s future? Certainly not UK comedian BILL BAILEY, who launches into a scathing tirade about these […]

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Comedy: An Evening With John Cleese, live in Perth 22nd January 2012

Comedy: An Evening With John Cleese, live in Perth 22nd January 2012

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

An Evening With John Cleese Regal Theatre, Perth 22 January 2012 By Shane Pinnegar John Cleese, comedy legend, presented his latest stand up show in the form of an on stage interview, a (very) short Q&A with the audience, and then a series of recollections and amusing anecdotes from throughout his career, never once missing […]

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Comedy:  Alan Davies live in Perth, 2nd December 2011

Comedy: Alan Davies live in Perth, 2nd December 2011

| 3 September 2012 | Reply

Alan Davies – Life Is Pain The Astor Theatre, Perth 2 December, 2011 By Shane Pinnegar You may be familiar with Alan Davies from his television appearances in quirky drama Jonathan Creek, cheeky panel show QI with Stephen Fry, or Hotel Kitchen sitcom Whites, and his return to standup after a ten year break in […]

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