If you like your comedy on the darker, self depleting side then this gig should be on your comfest itinerary.

The hour roars along at a steady pace. Nothing drags it down and Britton is in top form from go to woah.

For all her cynicism and cutting social commentary, there’s a delightful, sweet quality to Coombs Marr’s humour, which is peppered with cute dad jokes and puns.

It seems surreal that Frank Woodley has been playing the manic irritant to Colin Lane’s frustrated straight man since the mid 1980s – which is probably when half their current audience was born.

It’s hard to watch Geraldine Hickey without (a) laughing and (b) mulling over words like ‘laconic’ and ‘laid-back’.

Proof that Shakespeare can shake up lives and his plays hold a mirror to life, The Twins sees two old school friends come back together forty years after playing the twins in Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, to rework it as a two-hander.

Master of the deadpan, harsh host of Hard Quiz, and heartless interrogator on Hard Chat, making audiences squirm as much as his victims – Tom Gleeson uses blunt-force trauma as his comedy schtick.

Many comedians have been delving into personal struggles on stage, revealing truth and darkness which in turn, evokes both tears and laughs from the audience. This is not one of those shows.

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