Russell Kane is more than just a stand-up. He’s like a comedy David Attenborough who instead of the animal kingdom, focuses his attention on the way blokes from the south-east behave.
“Their dub-infused punk-funk recordings have proved massively influential over the past thirty years, and Andy Weatherall has called them his favourite ever band (a prestigious accolade in our estimation)”
“Skinny Lister knows how to have a good time. Throughout their performances, there are various Celtic references, acoustic instrumentation and a ton of fun. It’s a kind of show where you need to hold onto your bootstraps.” Noisy
‘It is a spectacular show, distilling the carnivalesque spirit of the book…Rice’s relaunch is a splashy one, celebrating the sheer razzle-dazzle of a life in theatre’ The Guardian
‘Hard to think of another musical quite as unique as this. Christopher Luscombe’s affectionate production feels like a genuine blast from the past’ – Mail on Sunday
“After our biggest ever year in 2018, our feeling for 2019 very much centred around this phrase of “More Than A Festival”. We’ve always been challenged by the physical spaces and the infrastructure in Wakefield; we’re not a city setup to host something like Long Division. But we’ve always turned that into a positive, making the festival an unusual but joyfully surprising experience.”
“All In’ is brooding, a darker tone reflects the contemporary anxieties of connecting in an age of digital facades and false truths. The sound is a progression of the band’s voice that is a sign of things to come on their upcoming record.”
“The sound is raw and driving with vocals that can swell from a softer Noel Gallagher to the more shattered growl of Alex Turner or Julian Casablancas. These boys are garage rock through and through…This band rocks live” – Divide and Conquer