Frank Honeybone – Original Review

Note: This review is from 2004

Review by Steve Bennett

There's a dearth of originality in Honeybone's material. Much of it concerns the dreariness of Wales, in case we needed reminding, and the rest remains on the safe ground of reality TV and the like.

He's still a newcomer, but just doesn't come across as a comedy natural, so stock lines like "Did I really say that out loud' or the over-optimistic "You'll be using that tomorrow" seem utterly out of place.

He's not terrible, just that he offers nothing that special. Combined with a dull delivery style, even this short set seemed to drag,

Review date: 1 Feb 2004
Reviewed by: Steve Bennett

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