Phil Jupitus is Porky The Poet: Living in a World Where They Throw Ducks At the Bread
15:00 The Voodoo Rooms (Venue 68) 14-12, 14-26th Aug
PBH’s Free Fringe
Bunbury Rating – ⭐⭐⭐⭐
I’m pretty sure Phil Jupitus is made of solid charisma and loveliness. A man who is never afraid to point at the reviewer in the room. He approaches his poetry with passion and zeal, lacing them together with fantastic anacdoates and asides. At every available opportunity he is warm and friendly, even making sure everyone is comfortable which is unusual at the fringe. He’s clearly there to enjoy performing as much as the audience are there to enjoy his work.
Jupitus shows an extraordinary flare and talent for the written word and, speaking as poets & writers who run their own spoken word night, to see him perform it is a thing of beauty.
The audience is in stitches in one minute and listening contented & completely enveloped in the next.
The techniques on display within his pieces are so well executed and the skillful changes of pace and tone make his performance accessible and highly enjoyable even to those who would not class themselves as ‘a poetry audience’.
This is an absolute must but do get there early, really early because this show fills up fast and it’s clear once you see it why that is.
It’ll mak your fringe.