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Eddie Izzard: Glorious (1997)

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Eddie Izzard's routine has a loose trajectory from the beginning of the Old Testament and the creation of the world in seven days to Revelations; God, in the voice of James Mason, makes ... See full summary »

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Eddie Izzard's routine has a loose trajectory from the beginning of the Old Testament and the creation of the world in seven days to Revelations; God, in the voice of James Mason, makes several appearances. Along the way, Izzard dramatizes or comments on the search for a career, bad giraffes, Prince Philip's gaffes, toilets in French campsites, the mysteries of hopscotch, becoming one's Dad, getting a computer to print, and his court victory after being the victim of tranny bashing. Izzard calls his bits "mimes," in part because his physical comedy is sans props. Filmed at Labatt's Apollo Theatre, Izzard is in a shimmering red pants suit and low heels. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Eddie: Eddie: And after a while Noah realized he was actually punching a baboon uhhuuhhuuhhu. Get off me!uhhuuhhuuhhu. Stop Hitting me! What do you have against Baboons I'm not punching a baboon im sawing wood for an arc. A likly story
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"EDDIE IZZARD went to prison for nine years. He was released after five for behaviour. He had since changed his name to Jeff and now lives on a duck farm in Kent." See more »

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Written by Brett Anderson (as Anderson) / Richard Oakes (as Oakes)
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Comedy with intelligence...a rare combination!
31 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Not quite as polished as Dress to Kill, Glorious is still a good example of the quick wit and intelligent observations that Izzard is known for. The quality of the video interferes with the viewer's enjoyment but his commentary still shines through. Moving from the Bible to the Trojan War with side trips through giraffe impressions, you have to see this to truly appreciate Izzard's creativity. Any fan of thought-provoking comedy is in for a good time with this video.


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