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James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids [2007 Fringe]
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Janice Phayre: With Occasional Showers
Jarlath Regan: Nobody Knows ... Jarlath Regan
Jarred Christmas: The Hero Show
Jason Byrne: Shy Pigs With Wigs Hidden In Twigs
Jason Byrne’s Telly Idea, Which May Also Work On The Radio…Show
Jason Cook: My Confessions
Jason John Whitehead: Pretending To Be Retarded is Impolite.. and other revelations
Jason Kavan: According To Jason - Chapter 1
Jay Foreman: 20 Songs for Free
Jay Sodagar: Confessions Of A Logical Mind 2 - Now I Have A Headache
Jeff and Nicko: Amateur Pro-Celebrity Karaoke
Jeremy Boutsakis: Thought Leader - A Conference For Sole Traders
Jeremy Engler: From James Bond to Alexander
Jerry Sadowitz: Comedian, Magician, Psychopath
Jessica Delfino: Songs About Vaginas
Jesus: The Guantanamo Years 
Jim Bowen: You Can't Beat a Bit of Bully 
Jim Bowes: Complaining
Jim Jeffries: 30
Jimmy Carr: Repeat Offender
Jimmy Tingle For President
Jimmy Tingle's American Dream
Jo Caulfield Goes To Hell
Jo Coffey: My Dad's Caravan is Rubbish
Joanna Neary's Little Moments
Jody Kamali: Backpacker
John Bishop: Stick Your Job Up Your Arse
John Gordillo: Free
John Hegley: Letters To An Earwig
Johnny Forgeigner Comedy Show
Johnny Miller presents ... Mike Gilhooly & Rich Luke
Johnson and Boswell: Late But Live
Jokes, Stories And A Different Guest Every Night
Jon Richardson: Spatula Pad
Jonathan Kay: An Audience with Jonathan Kay - Fool!
Josie Long: Trying Is Good
Jude Simpson's Growing Up Games
Juliet Meyers: Meyerspace
Just A Minute [Fringe 2007]
Just So Ever Slightly
Justin Moorhouse: Who's The Daddy
Recently Jason was called a ‘fatty’ by ex Mirror editor Piers Morgan in front of over 2 million viewers on
national TV. As a well respected and honest journalist, Jason took the insult on his chins. But he decided to do something about it. He sat in his room and cried. Then he joined a gym, but got knocked out of a tennis competition by a 70-year-old driving instructor from Wigan. And after failing his driving test six times he really needed to win that last set!
This show is a light hearted look at some of Jason’s favourite things, football, Manchester and food. He’s also planning to lose a stone during the festival, so if you see him doing anything unhealthy, take a picture and bag yourself £50!
From moment he walked on stage it was clear that this was not going to be the easiest of gigs for Jason Manford. Suffering from a bought of rain-induced flu that would have had other comedians tucked up in bed, Manford showed an admirable (and increasingly rare) sense of professionalism in getting up on stage to entertain his packed audience of twenty and thirtysomethings.
Renowned for his laid-back, likeability, it was apparent that Manford’s carefully crafted veneer of Manc charm was a its thinnest tonight; but despite obstacles such as sickness and surrealist heckling from two Spanish acid casualties draped in full-size Scottish flags, he gave us a great show with plenty of laughs.
Even in the wake of his success as a panellist on Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Manford stayed true to the amiable, down-to-earth style of humour that he always possessed.
None of his material could be described as cutting edge; some of his jokes tackle very well-worn subjects such as footballers, Ryanair and how your dad drove when you were a kid, but Manford has an innate ability to take even the most obvious observations and make them seem fresh and still incredibly funny.
Now recognisable as ‘him off the telly’, more than ever Manford’s power lay in making the audience feel relaxed and comfy, almost as if they were at home in their slippers. Although everything about him and his style is constantly and proudly Mancunian, from Oasis as intro’ music to gags about the late Bernard Manning and his Embassy club, Manford’s success lies in playing the role of the recognisable ‘funny bloke down the pub’that all British people know and love.
In the show he juxtaposed some of the more ‘wey hey hey’ end-of-the-pier gags and occasionally second-hand observations with his sharper material, such as the section about the brain when driving, and did so in such a way that the audience could always feel safe and never fear being taken out of their comfort zone.
In an increasingly large and bewildering choice of comedians at the Fringe, Manford proved himself to be a sure-fire festival winner, guaranteed to deliver laughs no matter what obstacles or audiences he’s presented with.
Reviewed by: Becky Singh
Having just seen Morgan push his luck with young Jason on the repeat show, I really took an instant dislike to Piers Morgan. Jason Manford is a very talented comedian. Piers Morgan is an arrogant and ignorant twat. Jason, don't bother trying to lose weight. It doesn't matter a toss.