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Edinburgh Fringe: Jason Cook/ Lee Kern/ Barrow Street Theatre | reviews, news & interviews

Edinburgh Fringe: Jason Cook/ Lee Kern/ Barrow Street Theatre

Edinburgh Fringe: Jason Cook/ Lee Kern/ Barrow Street Theatre

Heart-warming stuff from a Geordie funnyman and an astonishing comic debut

Jason Cook: The Geordie comic's show is about his suspected heart attack last year

He may describe himself as “a Geordie chancer”, but in reality Jason Cook is a warm comic whose material is utterly devoid of cynicism. Yet he’s far from being pious - he spices up his act with caustic barbs for deserving targets (quite often himself) and has a raft of sharp putdowns for hecklers who think they’re wittier than he is.

He may describe himself as “a Geordie chancer”, but in reality Jason Cook is a warm comic whose material is utterly devoid of cynicism. Yet he’s far from being pious - he spices up his act with caustic barbs for deserving targets (quite often himself) and has a raft of sharp putdowns for hecklers who think they’re wittier than he is.

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