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Rhod Gilbert And The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst
Last year, Rhod punched a shop-assistant over the duvet tog-rating system and went berserk over a mince pie. This year he’s given his show a ridiculous title just to annoy someone in Canterbury. Is he a visionary in a sea of closed minds, or has he got anger-management problems?
Rhod Gilbert And The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst - Fringe 2009
Rhod Gilbert is back after his if.comedy nomination: one year older, one year more mature, one year more mellow.
Is he heck.
He is, as ever, mad as hell and not going to take it any more; a man driven to the brink of breakdown by all life’s infuriations that are conspiring to bring him down. After mince pies and duvets last year, now it’s Hoovers, washing machines and Innocent smoothies that are the agents of the devil – as well as reviewers who dare suggest that the all-consuming troubles which vex him are anything but mighty problems.
Gilbert takes observational comedy to whole new levels. It’s not just ‘what’s the deal with no-bio washing powder’, but he obsesses and obsesses about the very idea, over-analysing it and becoming increasingly desperate for answers, and frustrated when they don’t come.
The starting points are brilliantly accurate, but it’s the maelstrom of angst he whips up around them that sweep you up, thanks to the powerful, passionate performance big enough to fill the larger venues Gilbert is increasingly playing.
Scarily intense, he’s keen to reassure himself it’s not just him who gets angry at such annoyances, pleading: ‘You are on my side, aren’t you?’ as he sinks ever-deeper into the mire of fixation. It builds a bond that helps get over a couple of the more unlikely leaps into insanity.
The show – whose title is too esoteric to go into here - is also magnificently structured. What appears like a series of madman’s manic rants are gradually given meaning, as Gilbert’s more deep-seated psychological problems become apparent, revealing the source of his Intermittent Explosive Disorder. If stand-up is therapy, we certainly make progress in this session.
We start with a bit of lightweight Wales-based banter and a recap of last year’s gripes, and along the way learn about the flight-or-fight mechanism – the only bit of the show that does feel tacked on to the main thrust, callbacks notwithstanding – before the rage cranks up to vein-popping levels.
But rarely has fury been so audacious – or so funny.
|Date of live review: Tuesday 11th Aug, '09|
Review by Steve Bennett
I saw him yesterday, December 10th, and one guy in the audience actually brought him a present: a torch with a power level of 2 million candles! He improvised very well, especially when we all begged him to do the luggage and duvet sketches, but all he had was a table with a cloth on it!
A bit disappointing. Much of the material was similar to other shows he has done. The end is excellent but barely makes up for the lack of originality elsewhere in the show.
Saw Rhod in Derby on the 8th April and it was amazing.. the act is put together so cleverly.
We saw Rhod last Friday in Swansea - absolutely fantastic, laughed myself hoarse, loved the fact that the show didn't finish until 11pm, well worth the ticket - satisfaction guaranteed. His support act, Ellis James was also excellent talking about his exploits at Carmarthen lesiure centre and his miserable paint balling experience -great fun1 Would love it if the tour could include Burry Port! Well I can dream can't I. Loved the ranting about the year he's just had and the piss taking by Ellis of Rhod's electric sign. Congratulations on the show!
I saw Rhod Gilbert in the Swansea Grand last night - I was in tears of laughter.
Saw Rhod in Rhyl last night - absolutely amazing!
Saw Rhod last night in Leamington Spa at the beginning of this tour and he was fabulous. As manic as ever but we finally find out the reasons for his out-of-this-world ranting. First Class.
Rhod Gilbert: Knocking On Heaven's Door
Rhod Gilbert And Mark Watson Are Stereocomics
BBC Three New Comedy Awards - Grand Final
Three Men And A Giant
Comedy Store's 30th Anniversary Charity Gala
Leicester Comedy Festival 2007 Preview Show
MySpace Trident Comedy Award 2008
Rhod Gilbert: Who’s Eaten Gilbert’s Grape
Rhod Gilbert And The Award-Winning Mince Pie
Rhod Gilbert & The Cat That Looked Like Nicholas Lyndhurst [Edinburgh 2010]
Rhod Gilbert: The Man with the Flaming Battenberg Tattoo