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Robert

Robert Londonderry, United Kingdom Member Since 2007
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  • "Very Clever, Very Funny"

    Overall

    This is a clever, warm and thoroughly enjoyable recording. I've only seen Rich Hall guesting on TV shows but his dry and self deprecating persona tempted me to take the gamble and buy this.

    I'm very glad that I did. It also turns out to be slightly longer than other live comedy shows I've bought which is a nice bonus.

    One to catch live when I next get the opportunity. Recommended.

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    Rich Hall with Special Guest Otis Lee Crenshaw - Hell No I Aint Happy, Live at the Apollo

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 39 mins)
    • By Rich Hall
    Overall
    (33)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (3)

    Hell No I Ain't Happy is the first time that Rich Hall and his jailbird uncle, Otis Lee Crenshaw, have appeared together on one recording. Recorded on one fantastic night at London's legendary Hammersmith Apollo during his sell out UK tour, Rich Hall's acerbic comic genius proves to be the perfect host to the hard-living country musician Otis Lee Crenshaw, whose songs may not make the top of the country charts but are right on the money when it comes to laughs.

    Robert says: "Very Clever, Very Funny"
  • "Have You Heard The One?"

    Overall

    I love Sean Lock's comedy. There is a however, er, however. As the owner of his previous live CD I was disappointed that he repeats some routines on this CD and that there are some sections where he is doing visual gags - the audience love it but the listener is left a bit frustrated.
    Enough of the bad stuff though - this is a great comedian at the top of his game and I laughed like a drain... Four stars for the repeated and visual gags, but five stars for his ability to take you in to his world and leave one grinning like a loon.

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    Sean Lock Live

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 19 mins)
    • By Sean Lock
    • Narrated By Sean Lock
    Overall
    (26)
    Performance
    (7)
    Story
    (6)

    Sean Lock Live is the magnificent finale to Sean's British tour, recorded in front ofover 3000 fans at the world famous Hammersmith Apollo. Sean is at the height of his powers as his unique mix of fantastic imagery and bizarre observation leaves the audience breathless

    Robert says: "Have You Heard The One?"
  • "Worth a Listen? Yes!"

    Overall

    I only listened to this once but hey, rather like pouring spaghetti from a pan, I found myself listening to it all in one go.
    Danny Wallace has an engaging way of telling his preposterous tales and he takes one along as a willing sap. This is long flight/beach holiday type listening but still manages to provide some pause for thought. Lovely stuff!

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    Yes Man

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 3 mins)
    • By Danny Wallace
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    Story
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    Danny Wallace had been staying in. Far too much. Having been dumped by his girlfriend, he really wasn't doing the young, free and single thing very well. Instead he was avoiding people. Texting them instead of calling them. Calling them instead of meeting them. That is until one fateful date when a mystery man on a late-night bus told him to 'say yes more'. These three simple words changed Danny's life forever. Yes Man is the story of what happened when Danny decided to say YES to everything.

    Paul says: "Life Changing audio book"
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