The Apollo, Manchester
I know some of you have tickets and haven’t seen the show yet so look away now! *** SPOILER ALERT ***
This show celebrates 25 years of Vic & Bob’s TV career – and indeed it’s over 25 years since I last saw them live in 1990 at an all-standing gig at Manchester University which felt more like a rock gig than a comedy show. I was blown away by that show (as I was when I first saw the Big Night Out going out) – it was pure, silly, Dada nonsense and full of those breathless laughs that make you feel like you’ve been winded. So I had mixed feelings about tonight, and booked at the last minute. It was never going to be as amazing as that 1990 show was it?. Nevertheless, R&M’s TV work has been consistently funny over the years and while I was a bit disappointed they were going to be doing a bit of a nostalgia-fest – the shameless nostalgic twat in me couldn’t resist a chance to see Graham Lister and the Man with the Wobbly Hand again.
The stage show itself is pretty minimal, » Continue Reading.