REVIEW – Ali Woods – Greatest Good friend Ever

RATING: 4/5 

ALI WOODS brings his debut arise hour to the small Underbelly venue, Clover, the place the sold-out present had the viewers packed in like sardines. 

It turns into instantly obvious why the present was offered out, as Ali begins early with some high-quality stand-up worthy of a professional. 

Ali’s present focuses on wellbeing – extra particularly different folks’s wellbeing.

He tells us he’s been making an attempt to turn into a greater buddy and inform folks he loves them extra. 

Ali Woods debut Arise hour is a heartfelt, joke of psychological wellbeing. (C) Steve Ullathorne

Stemming from a lockdown expertise along with his flatmate creating melancholy, Ali decides he must get higher at checking in on folks. 

The entire hour focuses on psychological well being, a risky space for a comic to poke enjoyable at, however Ali does it with model; unapologetically and satirically ripping down stereotypes round folks with poor psychological well being and the way we deal with them.

He does embody some badly executed accents, humorous voices, and some cliched jokes, and the set on the whole may use a bit sprucing up, however all in all Greatest Good friend Ever is a really sturdy debut present. 

Ali delivers his stand-up with confidence and vitality that you simply wouldn’t anticipate from an up-and-comer, however you actually get the sensation that this man is a pure comic. 

His endearing character and the way in which he treats his viewers as buddies proper from the get-go makes it extremely troublesome to not turn into enamoured by his set. 

The cheeky half-English-half-Scottish Londoner pokes enjoyable at British repression and covers all the key subjects, from Scottish moms to karate lecturers. 

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The autobiographical hour tells us the story of Ali’s lockdown experiences as he giggles his manner via the present. 

Filled with call-back humour with nice continuity and strong themes all through, Ali has carried out an actual service to himself with this present. 

Get some tickets now earlier than the remainder are undoubtedly offered out. 

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