Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard takes his show to San Francisco to give a brief history of pagan and Christian religions, the building of Stonehenge, the birth of the Church of England ... See full summary »
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 »
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 »
The acclaimed comedian of the surreal performs another unique stream-of-consciousness monologue in this latest live outing. Eddie ponders, among other things, the history of the world, cows in cars, and the existence of God.
Recorded at the Albery Theatre in March of 1994 for a limited sold-out engagement of seven weeks. "...When he pulls up in mid-flow there is the same sense you get with Robin Williams ... See full summary »
Eddie Izzard returns to stage in 2013 with the biggest stand-up comedy world tour ever & his best live performance yet, Force Majeure Live. Filmed during his mammoth 2013/14 tour around 27 ... See full summary »
Eddie Izzard, brings his wry wit and absurd observations in front of a sold-out crowd of 44,000 over 4 nights at the Wembley Arena in London. Eddie deals with important issues ranging from ... See full summary »
This is a film of Eddie Izzard's first West-End season. It was filmed over three performances. The show was meant to be at The Ambassadors Theatre for one month, but was so popular that the... See full summary »
"Life, the universe, and...everything. Here's what the critics are saying about Eddie's tour: Eddie makes us believe we can surf World 2.0 instead of just being swallowed up by it. As ... See full summary »
Frankie Boyle has been pilloried, misrepresented and demonised. And for what? For Telling It Like It Is. Now he will attempt a final tour, to heal Britain's fools. To support its rioters. ... See full summary »
I am a massive Izzard fan, as are many others. His shows have inspired many people to see the world from a different, and particularly more random view.
His shows like, "Dress to Kill," "Live at the Ambassadors," and, "Glorious," blew me away, and continue to lighten up my life even now, after countless viewings.
Months before, "Sexie," came out, I would travel to the DVD store once a week, and ask the same question: "Is is out yet?" The reply was always, "no," and I knew then that I would have to wait another week at least before enjoying the legendary comedian's new material.
Once it came out, I was appalled. It was the worst Izzard performance I had ever seen, and it angered me so much.
It became obvious that the DVD was rushed out to make the Christmas lists of the many millions of Izzard fans, and therein lies the problem. Normally, Izzard's DVDs are recorded towards the end of a tour, meaning that many random discoveries made during a performance could be added to the next show in a snowball effect. This means that by the end of a tour, he will have amassed even more material. The recording in Eastbourne had the manner of one of his first shows on the tour. The material was not funny, and sometimes, it felt like the only person who found it funny was Izzard himself. I question whether or not the fame has gone to his head, or whether or not the guy has a drug problem.
I was bitterly disappointed, and as a fan, I felt so let down at this pitiful attempt at humour. I can't remember a single quote.
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