Brighton Comedy Festival 2010 gala by Steve Bennett

…After the interval, the magnificent Simon Evans […] with his aloof presence and precise, sardonic wit, dripping disdain from every perfectly pronounced word. And what words… his haughty vocabulary perfectly emphasizing such a perfectly smug, high-status position you’d think him worthy of leading the Conservative Party. An appearance on Mr McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and a well-received and long–overdue return to Edinburgh this summer seem to have given this circuit stalwart fresh impetus, and his sharp, acidic barbs remain a rich delight.