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Eddie Izzard: Circle (2002)

Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul ... See full summary »

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Town Hall, New York City, 26 June 2000. An evening with Eddie Izzard in which he moves back and forth in time, with religion as the loose but constant theme. He begins with Pope John Paul II, and then criss-crosses to Pius XII, the Spanish Inquisition, the Crusades and Jerusalem, the world's five major religions, the Dark Ages, Jesus, and the future. Along the way, Izzard makes observations about guns and monkeys, the World Series, the NRA and the IRA, mad cows, Socrates, the Stoned Olympics, the Roman Empire, the Renaissance, and the Mona Lisa. Izzard wears black nylons, black leather pants, a black jacket and a diamond necklace. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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During the taping, there was a failure in the sound system at the theater, resulting in a 25-minute delay while it was repaired. See more »

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Eddie: During the second world war Pope Pius the 12th was supposed to apologise not apologise, he was supposed to castigate Hitler for being a genocidal fuck-head with bunny rabbit ears. Um, but he didn't say that; he wimped out, and he's been renamed now, as Pope Gutless Barstard the first.
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"I found me some Happiness, I'm gonna Shoot it Now!"
28 July 2004 | by (Stoughton, Wisconsin) – See all my reviews

I thought it was great, Eddie at his best. I personally thought this was better than "Dress To Kill".

I loved the sections about "The Pursuit of Happiness" and the Popes though, and the star wars part was very cool. I thought he swore too much though, and should rely on his anecdotes, more than on his profanity for laughs.

I also liked the section about the meek conquering the earth. It was much shorter than "Dress to Kill". NAd has many classic skits that Izzard fans will love. I strongly recommend this show.

Overall 10/10


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