"Barrie's analytical nous and store of snappy gags mark him out ... Excellent." - The Independent
"Barrie has a casually sardonic sense of humour, and is as sharp as a guillotine blade" - Cape Town Argus
"Eloquent, slick and dynamic, his hour positively races by in a blur of opinions, flippancy and indignity." - (****)Chortle.co.uk
"Hilariously caustic ...blisteringly funny rants...an excellent stand up comic..." - (****) Three Weeks
"Drops from the highbrow to the gutter in the draw of a breath" - (****) Metro
"Immensely charismatic and entirely convincing…Barrie is dangling on the edge of the big-time. His delivery is flawless." - FEST
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Recent Press Articles
Alistair was recently described as 'highly cerebral' by The Spectator. Find out where they got that idea from:
New Statesman - Standing up for Burma
Deputy Editor Helen Lewis on appearing with Burmese comedian and ex-political prisoner Zarganar on No Pressure To Be Funny
CNN - Why Mumbai makes The Comedy Store's Alistair Barrie laugh
Alistair Barrie sheds some light on the hilarious experiences he's had around the city in preparation for his gig at The Comedy Store
Highly respected Evening Standard Comedy Critic Bruce Dessau, describes Alistair as 'one of the circuit's smartest, most versatile stand ups.' No wonder he's so highly respected. Read the full interview here.