Doniert McFarlane – Original Review

Note: This review is from 2002

Review by Steve Bennett

Take along your comedy bingo cards and tick off the hackneyed references in McFarlane's unoriginal stand-up by numbers - Bodyform adverts, Jamie Oliver, Robot Wars, cinema voiceovers. All the old faithfuls are there - even Noel Edmonds gets a namecheck.

Gags are too few and far between, too, as he spends too long talking around a subject rather than heading for the jokes.

He seems an amiable enough chap, at ease on the stage, despite his relative inexperience. But as a newcomer, his act is anything but new.

Review date: 1 Feb 2002
Reviewed by: Steve Bennett

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