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Jerry Seinfeld, O2 Arena

Jerry Seinfeld, O2 Arena

The American is an utter pro but lacks an emotional punch

Jerry Seinfeld: Well-constructed and often inventive material

Jerry Seinfeld, acclaimed New York stand-up and star of the eponymous American sitcom co-created with Larry David, last performed in the UK 13 years ago. He’s currently doing a brief European tour and, while keen fans were quick to snap up tickets at the O2 in London, there were noticeably bare areas in the vast arena last night. Lots of British comics have managed to sell out the O2 (some repeatedly), but those unsold seats should come as no surprise; ticket prices started at £75 and went up to an astronomical £300, so the burning question must be - was he worth it?

Seinfeld had some inventive material about why he married at 45. 'Clearly I had some issues. But I was enjoying those issues a lot'

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