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Rich Hall, Autumn Tour 2010 | reviews, news & interviews

Rich Hall, Autumn Tour 2010

Rich Hall, Autumn Tour 2010

A sharp eye for the US-UK divide, and a willingness to annoy almost anybody

Rich Hall on tour: Swigging his beer bottle, he comes across as grumpy with twinkles

Mindful that Dara Ó Briain ticked off one of my colleagues for revealing a punchline of his in his show, I can lumber without fear into reporting Rich Hall’s outing at the Wilde Theatre, Bracknell, as punchlines aren’t really what his comedy is all about. Morose as he looks on TV, on this very early date in an exhaustive 63-gig tour over the British Isles between now and December - I mean, Cambridge, Taunton, Dublin on consecutive days, or Hartlepool, Dundee, Durham (what is he travelling in? A helicopter?) - Hall had the audience on his side within seconds of starting.

America under Obama, he says, is like a shit film that Denzel Washington was great in

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Hi Rich Thoroughly enjoyed your show in Ely on Sunday. However, I felt very strongly (enough to write to you!) that the jokes about the murders in Cumbria and Northumberland were not funny and totally in bad taste. Cut them out! The rest was great!

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