Survivor, genius, critic. Murderer. Meet Benjamin Davids White, blessed since his infancy with an extraordinary gift: to understand humour at its deepest level. Yet Benjamin is cursed, too: in all his life, he has never laughed or smiled. At the height of his profession as a comedy critic, yet lacking any kind of human empathy, Benjamin discovers a formula that will allow him to construct the most powerful joke the world has ever known. A joke that has the power to kill....
"Dark humour at its best"
Multiaward winning comedy star Russell Kane is at his hyperactive best as he rips through his brand-new stand-up show. Recorded live in London’s theatre land at the Vaudeville Theatre, Essex-born comedy genius Russell hits the stage running as he comes to terms with how we are supposed to behave in a modern British society.
2011’s big new name in comedy, the star of Comedy Rocks, Let’s Dance For Comic Relief, Live At The Apollo and co-host of ITV2’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here NOW! In his debut stand-up show. Last year’s winner of the prestigious Edinburgh Comedy Award, Smokescreens & Castles is inspired by Russell’s moving relationship with his dad and the consequences of owning their council house.