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“From third-best bubblegum brands to guinea pigs buried in Kwik Save bags, the specificity is the charm.”Read full review.
“I love a conceit, and Leyton’s is a fun one, whereby topics emerge from a glued-up tombola (somehow) and comedians compete, in an extremely arbitrary fashion, to tell the best anecdotes.”Read the full review.
“The elevator pitch is, at least in my own head, The Good Place meets Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid To Ask”Read full review
Comedy: Paperboy at the Lion & Unicorn
“As played by Nandini Bulchandani, this character is another expert parody of the mannerisms and physical tics of rich young men.”Read full review here
“[Omar] bounces off everything: the curiosity and friendly racism of the local youths, the travails of his fellow asylum seekers, and even the possibility of change.”Read full review
“McAlmont is the one with the timeless top ten hit, the gravitas, and the voice. It’s his show.”Read full review
“Friendship, particularly at school, is performance, and both Davis and Wilson play complicated humans pushing both towards and against the desire to behave like they used to.”Read full review