Ian Smith: Half-Life

Comedy (stand-up)

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Description

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC3's Sweat the Small Stuff, Dave's The Magic Sponge podcast) returns with his sixth solo show. It's part one of a one-part show about halves, love and a holiday to Chernobyl. It will include theatrical techniques such as shouting and moving around. Amused Moose Comedy Award and ThreeWeeks Editors' Award Winner 2017. 'Catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time' (Telegraph). 'One of the best you will see at the festival' (Mirror). 'A riot of sprightly silliness' (Chortle.co.uk). ***** (ThreeWeeks). ***** (Mirror). **** (Chortle.co.uk). **** (Metro).

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  • Accessible entry: Level access into the space. There is a slight lip on door frame.
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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 89 days ago

Every year it seems like Ian Smith brings an effortlessly brilliant stand-up show to the Fringe. ...

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 90 days ago

Ian Smith manages to combine an incredibly well structured gig with almost Basil Fawlty levels of anger and somehow come away with a very funny and endearing hour. There’s nothing malicious about his anger, which allows him to focus his attentions on latecomers and talkers without causing undue embarrassment or...

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Chortle (4/5 stars) 100 days ago

Ian Smith was into the nuclear wasteland of Chernobyl long before Sky Atlantic made it fashionable. The comic’s trip to the Ukrainian disaster zone is the highlight – if that’s the right word – of an incident-packed year that he details in Half-Life. And it turns out the reactor core...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 100 days ago

Amused Moose Comedy Award People’s Champion 2017, Ian Smith brings his new show Half-Life to the stifling-hot Buttercup venue. Reviewing a show based on the fact that said comedian shares a prowess for Scrabble might seem an odd choice but I’m very glad I gave this show a look-in. My...

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