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This review is from: That Mitchell & Webb Sound: The Complete Fourth Series (Audio CD)
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"So young man, what do you do?"
"I'm a comedian"
"That's nice dear - what's that?"
"I make funny comedy shows for the radio"
"Oh really dear - do you make people laugh?"
Laugh - it's hilarious - no other word for it! (And if you're wondering about the reference you'll have to buy the CD!) I'm a big fan of Radio 4 comedy but felt that it had been lacking for a while. I had heard a couple of these and thought they were pretty funny but listening to this selection I realised just what I was missing.
There are similarities with some of the comedy greats - indeed some of the sketches are almost Pythonesque in places (ooh that'll have the Python fans marking my review...!) however this radio show has really made a name for Mitchell and Webb as all round comedians.
The 3 CDs give around 3 hours of comedy which | think is excellent value. There are some topical sketches but these will probably age reasonably well. Mitchell and Webb are comedy gold and I think they have one of the few shows that has translated well from the Radio to the TV (That Mitchell and Webb Look). However if you enjoyed the TV series, buy this - I think this is much funnier than the TV translation. So much so I'm off to buy the rest of the CDs - and you can't say fairer than that!