Review: Jasper Carrott – Stand Up and Rock, Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Stand up & RockAs a dyed in the wool, Birmingham City supporting Brummie, what could be better than a night of Jasper Carrott, with the Bev Bevan Band and various Brummie musical guests, right on my doorstep?

Yours truly, fitting snugly into the above category, went along to Rhyl’s Pavilion Theatre to join in the nasally inflected, Brummie love-in but left slightly unfulfilled.

The comedy was good and uproariously funny in parts, as one would expect from the man who brought us Carrott Confidential and The Detectives. The music was good, excellent in parts, too.

It just seemed slightly at odds and slightly surreal because it drew an audience of mainly sexo to octogenarians. If you haven’t watched an 80-year-old rocking out to Status Quo, or seen the stoic reaction of 700 elderly people sitting attentively while an accomplished guitarist (Trevor Burton ex-The Move) screeches out the guitar solo from Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix, then you won’t understand.

Yours truly, fitting snugly into the above category, went along to Rhyl’s Pavilion Theatre to join in the nasally inflected, Brummie love-in but left slightly unfulfilled.

Read the full review on the Dailypost.co.uk HERE

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