David Morgan - Pretty

David Morgan is someone you want to be friends with. Warm, charming and incredibly affable, he has got to be one of the nicest stand up comedians in the circuit that I’ve come across.

His brand of self-deprecating humour and natural charm along with his effortless ability to engage with the crowd makes him an extremely compelling storyteller. Throughout the hour, we learn about his relationships, what makes him tick and even about that signature quiff.

There isn’t a dull moment in the show – from start to finish he easily draws you into his world with his wit and charisma. His apt – and sometimes subtle but very well placed – use of pop culture references, especially those from the 90s, was something I particularly enjoyed.

The show’s greatest strength is in how it is delivered. It comes across very organic and unscripted; the intimate space of the venue helped foster a very intimate environment.

I also thought the friendly banter he develops with the audience was skilfully done and a great element to the show. He genuinely wants to get to know you versus make fun of you and while that may not be exclusive it certainly was refreshing.

Perhaps the only thing that the show lacked is any real ‘laugh out loud’ moments. His material is very funny but he is not the kind of comedian that will have you bursting at the seams with laughter. This is, however, a miniscule negative in an otherwise very enjoyable show.

For an extremely entertaining and uplifting hour of feel good comedy, you can’t go wrong with David Morgan. He will have you hanging on his every word and leave you wanting more.

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The Blurb

The 'hilarious' (heatworld.com) David Morgan wishes he was pretty. Help him discover what makes you feel pretty without having to buy all the make-up MAC can make. ‘A joy to behold’ (Metro).