Fat Cat Comedy Club

ISABEL COCKAYNE Bury Festival

ISABEL COCKAYNE

Fat Cat Comedy Club, Bury Festival

Three headline acts appeared last night at the well-known Fat Cat Comedy Club.

Bury St Edmunds' once monthly gathering has come to expect high-calibre acts - and it was not disappointed.


You may also want to watch:


More commonly heard on Radio 4's the Know Show, Mitch Benn Parodies of Modern Music are pure magic, cleverly put together without a note out of place.

He kicked off with an interesting song about a rubber woman and went into his hatred of James Blunt.

Most Read

His dialogue inbetween was witty, ranging from topics such as Ebay and his voluminous leather trousers.

David Johns is probably the most relaxed man ever seen on stage.

His excellent visual humour had the audience giggling.

He relied mainly on the crowd for inspiration and, despite a couple of lulls, his natural stage presence lifted the mood.

There was nothing fluffy about Ninia Benjamin.

Her frank and “no prisoners” style made the Bury audience squirm, although cheeky Benjamin struggled with what was quite a tough crowd which was not quite ready for her strong language.

She managed to lift herself out of it to get the room laughing when she left.

The whole event was compered deftly by Alex Horne who has a frenetic style and some fantastic one-liner's, and managed to have a bit of fun with sound.

Isabel Cockayne

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter
Comments powered by Disqus