Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer: ‘It’s really a music hall act that we do’
Britain’s favourite Dadaist comedians and our last great comedy duo are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a new live show. Tim Adams listens inBob Mortimer has arrived for our interview early, and so we talk for 20 minutes or so before his other half, Jim Moir – Vic Reeves – ... [Read More]
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer: ‘It’s really a music hall act that we do’
Britain’s favourite Dadaist comedians and our last great comedy duo are celebrating their 25th anniversary with a new live show. Tim Adams listens inBob Mortimer has arrived for our interview early, and so we talk for 20 minutes or so before his other half, Jim Moir – Vic Reeves – ... [Read More]
John Robins: 'I couldn't breathe during Monty Python, I was laughing that much'
The standup and Radio X presenter on what makes him laugh the most, from Richard Herring to ludicrous haircuts Related: Monty Python and the Holy Grail review – timelessly brilliant Related: Katherine Ryan, Simon Evans and John Robins dissect their comedy Continue reading...... [Read More]
John Robins: 'I couldn't breathe during Monty Python, I was laughing that much'
The standup and Radio X presenter on what makes him laugh the most, from Richard Herring to ludicrous haircuts Related: Monty Python and the Holy Grail review – timelessly brilliant Related: Katherine Ryan, Simon Evans and John Robins dissect their comedy Continue reading...... [Read More]
25 Years of R & M review – Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer, inspired, infantile … and alive
First Direct Arena, LeedsA greatest hits show made more poignant after Mortimer’s recent heart bypass meandered even more than usualEvery performance of Reeves and Mortimer’s new stage tour is nostalgic – the show re-animates characters and sketches from their TV projects over the ... [Read More]
Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer: return of the very peculiar pair | Observer profile
Now that Bob Mortimer has recovered from his recent heart surgery, he can join partner Vic Reeves for their 25th anniversary tour. Expect a homely British take on the absurdIt is the tour that nearly didn’t happen. When Vic and Bob first announced a new live show, Poignant Moments, to be stage... [Read More]
Comedy: the best standup gigs and tours in autumn 2015
Get ready for comedy on a grand scale: Kevin Bridges is doing a mammoth Glasgow run, two huge double acts (Harry and Paul, Vic and Bob) return, and Sara Pascoe is reinventing ChristmasNinety-nine dates, 450,000 tickets sold, 14 nights at the 10,000-capacity SSE Hydro in Glasgow: Kevin Bridges is, by... [Read More]