Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre
Simon B Cotter
Snorri Hergill Kristjansson
Special guest who cannot be named
Stephen K Amos
Steve N Allen
Former comic and compere, now running stand-up and joke-writing courses in Hastings.
Thursday 1st Nov, '01-
Show - Edinburgh Fringe 2000 -
One of my favourite acts.
Sally recently compered the Saturday show at Jongleurs in Leicester. In front of a full house, made up of a diverse cross section of humanity, she roused the audience with engaging wit and banter. Her energetic delivery, spot-on timing and incisive interaction with the crowd were the foundation for an exceptional evening of high quality humour. The acts appearing certainly benefitted from her seamless, professional and controlled manipulation of a boisterous crowd. There may be other female acts as funny but I doubt if any are better. How funny? I laughed my eyes out!
I saw Sally at the Comedy Store in Manchester last Saturday, and although I liked what she was doing, the crowd certainly did not. It was late show and the crowd were very rowdy. Sally struggled to keep full control. To be fair the only comic that truly handled the crowd well that night was Daniel Kitson. I'd like to see Sally in front of a decent audience.
One of the best female acts on the circuit. Having been on the bill with her many times, she always proves that she is very funny and in control. She does not make the mistake of just talking about hating men and sex, like a number of female acts do, but actually has something to say and nothing stops her saying it. I have seen her many times turn a rowdy gig into a good-natured one, even though many of the male acts had been on and died. Sally also gives polite constructive feedback to the likes of me.
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