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"He has been compared to the late greats: Bill Hicks, Sam Kinnison and Lenny Bruce - Burns has it in spades". William fucking Cook said that. "Simply a legend in the making", and that's bestseller Danny fucking Wallace no less.
A Brendon Burns show carries certain expectations. Expectations of savage diatribes, sick imagery, a thesaurusful of swearing - and, of course, gratuitous offence.
While all of these were in evidence in this new show, there was something a little dulled about the performance Chortle saw - possibly due to whatever bug or vice had screwed Burns's voice.
Actually, the reality of a Brendon Burns show never entirely lives up to the bad-boy hype. He's a bit too playful on stage to be truly offensive, and few in his audience can have such fragile sensibilities to be outraged by his material.
Comedy is often about exaggeration. And while it's true that this edgy Aussie is often a couple of steps more depraved than others, the joke lie in the fact that he envisages such ridiculous extremes, not necessarily in the twisted pictures he evokes.
This year's show also includes a doomed attempt to kerb the obscenities, with a swear box system fining him anything from 5p for the mildest curse to £1 for the vilest - 'Scouser'.
So far he's raised more than £100 for Tourette's sufferers, and made no noticeable impact on his language. Indeed, just explaining where the cash is going ratchets up the total a few quid.
When he's in full flow, Burns is one of the most impressively passionate comics around, but here he didn't seem to be firing on all cylinders. The routine seemed disjoined, never really building the momentum needed.
At times the heartfelt anger would kick in - even if it was about something as seemingly inconsequential as performance art - and Burns electrified the room. Elsewhere his comedy dynamo seemed to short-circuit.
Even off-form, Burns produces a very good show. But it's frustrating to know he can do a whole lot more than he did on this night.
Have followed Brendon's career from his humble beginnings in Australia. His performance at Edinburgh was testament to his versatility and comic talent. Well done on another original "left field" performance.
Well done on a wild show. Completely caught me by suprise. Really well thought-out. You rock, Brendon
I didnt enjoy his Edinburgh show, it was just meant to offend and it didnt even do that.
Why does this guy not do Edinburgh every year? He's too good for us to have to wait that long
I feel Brendan raised his comedy a notch this year with a show that I thoroughly enjoyed. By slowing down with less shouting he lets the writing speak for its self. Living with him was a joy as he also did his fair share of the hoovering.
Saw Burns at the Fringe last weekend. Went expecting (hoping?) to slag off another Hicks wannabe. Instead, laughed all through the show and have found another comedian I have to see again. Not in Bill's league but bloody funny all the same.
Your reviewer has nailed the main points but errs on the side of charity. This show was devoid of charm and comedic material. Lengthy silences were testament to the religious experience shared by an audience praying for comedy.
The best show at Edinburgh this year. Bar none. Absoultely brilliant - I laughed my nuts off
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