REVIEW – Tom Lucy – Soften

RATING: 4/5

TOM Lucy – while nonetheless a younger comic – is most positively one to look at.

His new Fringe present, Soften, centres on points that many younger folks face, whether or not that be his issues with Spotify playlists, shifting in along with his girlfriend or certainly, circumcision. 

As Tom will get older he’s been coping with massive adjustments in his life, particularly changing into interested in – and excited by – good furnishings. 

Tom Lucy is a younger standup making a splash within the UK comedy scene. (C) Aemen Sukkar.

He makes lots of jokes about his household, together with a gag about holidaying in Spain along with his mum and everybody assuming they’re relationship, and his property agent sister’s uncanny potential to show negatives into positives. 

And naturally, driving classes along with his ex-military tank-driving dad.

In Tom’s personal phrases, “you gained’t get higher tank materials on the Fringe.” 

He contains loads of back-and-forth with the viewers which he needs to be applauded for because it’s a dangerous transfer given that individuals can – and do – simply kill the temper of a present. 

Tom handles this with grace and his wit is at all times fast to get issues again on monitor. 

Tom is a little bit of an up-and-comer within the trade. Beginning out within the comedy scene at simply 16, he rapidly rose by way of the UK comedy membership circuit. 

He has since toured internationally within the Center East, Europe and America, was awarded Leicester Mercury Comedian of The 12 months in 2016 and is an everyday face throughout varied TV exhibits. 

Though younger, he places on an awesome present, and his self-deprecation, observational humour and skill to be uncomfortable comfortably gives the look he’s been doing this longer than he has. 

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He brings up tales from his creating profession and borders on defamation as he explains how he flushed a well-known British actor’s cocaine. 

A really humorous and (regardless of the warmth within the small venue) snug hour, it’s simple to get misplaced in Tom’s life tales as he giggles his approach by way of his present. 

Undoubtedly a standout in a big crowd of stand-ups. 

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