Andrew Maxwell: All Talk

Living in Kent - Maxwell tells us – he is surrounded by the sort of puce-faced, fake WWII heroes who seem to think that having once watched a film with John Mills in it automatically equates to them having been at D-day. And thus, entitles them to an unassailable opinion about how ‘Great’ Britain can be when cut from the shackles of the EU. As with his other – seemingly unconnected – observations, Maxwell’s facility for voices are the perennial high point: his ability to capture the essence of his targets through vocal idiosyncrasies is pinpoint and hilariously real.

Shouty and very funny

Raspy and knackered and clutching a ready supply of honey and lemon, Andrew Maxwell’s All Talk is just that. An ambling stream of consciousness through his thoughts on Brexit, parenthood, trans rights, reality television, tattoos, chocolate phalluses and Italian chip-shop owners, Maxwell’s warmth towards the ‘eeijits’ he lampoons helps take the potentially aggressive edge off this shouty and very funny hour.

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A memorable cocktail of personal stories, astute political observations and the odd surprise foray into character cameos. Andrew is known for his eagle-eyed, passionate, current-affairs comedy, showcased in his many appearances on BBC Radio 4 (News Quiz, Welcome to Wherever You Are, Public Enemies). He's been seen on – among others – Live at the Apollo (BBC One), Have I Got News for You (BBC One), Celebrity Mastermind (BBC One) and Mock the Week (BBC Two); and to a whole new generation he is the devilish voice of MTV's Ex on the Beach.

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