Tag Archives: Soho Theatre

A name to watch

My review [£] of “Reasonable Doubts”, the new show from stand-up Dane Baptiste: The material is uneven, and he sometimes takes aim at too many targets, but you can tell from the outset that Dane Baptiste has presence. The same … Continue reading

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Looking for laughs

Marcus Brigstocke at Soho Theatre. From my review [£] in today’s Times: It isn’t easy to warm to Marcus Brigstocke. There’s the problem, first of all, that he’s one of those overexposed comics who are the first call for TV … Continue reading

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Have you heard the one about the Muslim comedian?

Not a night to remember. My review [£] of Shazia Mirza’s show at Soho Theatre: She seems to want to have it both ways. When Shazia Mirza complains about being treated as a token brown face in an industry dominated by … Continue reading

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