Miles Jupp at the Just For Laughs London showcase

Note: This review is from 2010

Review by Steve Bennett

Miles Jupp is unassuming in his delivery, with a set that is entirely driven by the understandable perception of him as the sort of posh man who could quite happily be given a ‘small island province’ to govern, though probably needs a butler to tie his shoelaces.

The persona is fully formed, and Jupp gets to both reinforce it and undermine it in equal measure. Importantly, it allows this real-life liberal to go undercover and report back on the twisted moral compass of Daily-Express reading Middle England with an incisive wit.

Jupp’s underplayed delivery means he’s something of a slow-burner – despite having one of the best opening lines in the business – but his set, even over seven brisk minutes, is undeniably satisfying.

Review date: 18 Jan 2010
Reviewed by: Steve Bennett

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