Helen Lederer: Finger Food: Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh, 2004
Arnold Brown’s 80th Birthday Bash: The Comedy Store, London, 2016

Helen Lederer’s show Finger Food was the first show I ever saw at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2004.  It was based around a spoof cookery show that Lederer’s unsuccessful journalist is given a chance to host.  This could have worked a lot better as the laughs were few and far between.

Fairing a lot better with wit and insight, the leading comic actress and writer paid a ditzy tribute to Arnold Brown at his Birthday Bash in 2015.  She was not short on stories to tell involving Brown from her extensive career.



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