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Rebecca

Rebecca London, United Kingdom Member Since 2010

I am an avid listener, with a great passion for all things spoken word, including Hip Hop and Performance Poetry. Vive la difference!

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  • "I looked like a Maniac on the Train"

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    Because I was having a good old chuckle to myself. In rush hour. There and back. On more than one day. And R.D.H. never failed to alleviate the trials and tribulations of commuting. His deliberate, slow drawl expertly delivers meandering stories and drops killer one-liners on subjects as far ranging as his Dad's sexual preferences, 'Ask a Black Guy' acquaintances and, of course, Women with a capital W. Forget HIGNFY - listen to this for a private audience with a very funny contemporary comic.

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    Reginald Hunter Live

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 13 mins)
    • By Reginald D. Hunter
    • Narrated By Reginald D. Hunter
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    Recorded live at two sell-out shows from London's iconic HMV Hammersmith Apollo, Reginald D Hunter Live features outstanding material from the cutting-edge stand-up comedian. In the twelve years since he began performing; Reginald D Hunter has become one of the UK comedy industry's best-known and most distinctive performers. His is often brutally honest, frequently controversial but always meticulously measured and hilarious!

    Rebecca says: "I looked like a Maniac on the Train"
  • "Zadie Smith's Bro Brings Us Stand-U..."

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    Funny, honest and refreshingly British blend of rap and storytelling is a good laugh and at times touching.

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    Doc Brown: Unfamous

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 13 mins)
    • By Doc Brown
    • Narrated By Doc Brown
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    Comedian, musician and actor Doc Brown has produced a quite unique show in Unfamous. His self-deprecating humour fused with some hilarious rapping shows why the critics at the Edinburgh Festival and all around the country have said such positive things about him.

    Rebecca says: "Zadie Smith's Bro Brings Us Stand-Up Rap"
  • "Finding Humour in the Everyday"

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    Some laugh-out-loud highlights include the drawn-out description of telling adults the 'proper' way to do washing up [why does this wine taste of bacon...it's because you washed the baking tray before the wine glasses! etc.], nudging wayward Housemates towards recycling [why would they leave the cereal box on the window ledge NEXT to the recycling bin...entirely to spite me?!] and the perils of finding love with OCD [I spend my 20s cleaning skirting boards, thinking 'what woman doesn't love a clean skirting board']. Panel show fave doesn't disappoint with his own material - yet another example of this reviewer looking bonkers on the train, snorting with laughter whilst listening.

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    Funny Magnet

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 14 mins)
    • By Jon Richardson
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    Having stormed shows such as Have I Got News for You (BBC1), Live At The Apollo (BBC1), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Road Show (BBC1) and now as the new host of Channel 4's Stand Up for the Week and team captain on 8 out of 10 Cats, the brilliantly funny Jon Richardson is the UK's rising comedy star to watch out for! Discussing the everyday items that have a profound effect on his outlook, Funny Magnet is Jon's new hilarious sell-out show that will be touring the UK in 2012.

    Rebecca says: "Finding Humour in the Everyday"
  1. Reginald Hunter Live
  2. Doc Brown: Unfamous
  3. Funny Magnet
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