WHAT THEY'VE SAID.
THESE ARE GENUINE TESTIMONIALS FROM VALUED CLIENTS AND REAL MEDIA REVIEWS FROM FESTIVAL SHOW'S IN MELBOURNE AND ADELAIDE.
FROM: RIP IT UP MAGAZINE 2013
Who’s Your Daddy? The Funny Side Of Parenting The Ambassador’s Hotel – Ambar Lounge, Thu Mar 7 With many a reference to sleep deprivation, it’s evident that sleep-deprived and sex-starved parents need a bit of a laugh to get ‘em through the Lego-filled nights. They’ll get it here. The laughs that is, not the sex. Tonight’s grab bag of parenting anecdotes is delivered by experienced comedians and fathers; each night the line-up will change. Among those who entertained us were: Eric (the Submariner) who was charming even when plugging his own show instead of displaying a photo of his kids; Chris Franklin, Pete Melrose and John Burgos and compere, rapid-fire comedian Terry North. So if you find that Radelaide’s turned into Dadelaide this show will offer an insight into a huge range of lifestyles, loves and laughs. You don’t have to be a parent to be able to imagine the truths told here; a funny, clever and lively journey for parents who will relate all the way to the hospital. Final Word: Genial. Jenny Smith Who’s Your Daddy? continues at the Ambassador’s and the Tuxedo Cat until Sat Mar 16.
FROM HERALD SUN: MELBOURNE 2012
Who's Your Daddy? at the Elephant and Wheelbarrow until April 22
PARENTS, get ready to take an amusing look at your own lives.
Prepare to shake your heads and chuckle at familiar tales of spoilt, nosy, but loveable kids, crazy relatives who are only interested in your lives the instant your baby enters the world, and the trying condition that is pregnancy – trying for the woman, yes, but mostly for her partner, according to these male comics.
Fronting up to host the show, and deliver some of its best material, is British father-of-five Terry North. This veteran comic had the audience in stiches talking about his smart-arse tendencies, the night he lost his virginity and re-enacting a smutty joke he pulled on his wife with his six-year-old son’s toy dinosaur.
Dad number two, Mooroolbark father-of-three JJ McLean, was at his best when telling the audience how he tried (and failed) to comfort his wife on the eve of her 40th birthday.
The last dad to grace the stage – Greek-Australian actor and comedian and new father George Kapiniaris – ranted hilariously about the traumatic experience that was his wife’s pregnancy, his meddling Greek aunt and his hatred for Dora the Explorer.
Parents will adore this show, and non-parents will still get many a laugh.
Fairway To Heaven Ambassadors Hotel – Ambar Lounge, Tue Mar 5
Terry North’s latest show, Fairway To Heaven, is a comedic tribute to all things golf; called so because, as the Fringe guide says, all the other four-letter words were taken. With the odd ‘wife’ and ‘life’ joke thrown in here and there – as you do – there is plenty to laugh at with an array of golf one-liners too good to pass up. Comfortable on stage, and full of interesting golfing facts and YouTube clips, North takes his audience on an amble through golfing tips and spits in a relaxed, fun evening that is definitely one for lovers of golf.
Final Word: On-par
Sheree Foster : Rip it up magazine Adelaide fringe 2013.
Fairway To Heaven continues at Ambassadors Hotel – Ambar Lounge until Sat Mar 16.