Comedy review: Daniel Connell: Piece of Piss, Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

If you like a liberal sprinkling of Animal Planet mixed with your comedy then Daniel Connell is your man.

Animal magic: Daniel Connell. Picture: Contributed
Animal magic: Daniel Connell. Picture: Contributed

Daniel Connell: Piece of Piss, Underbelly Bristo Square (Venue 302) * * *

This soft-spoken rural Aussie has stories about fruit bats as big as foxes, horrible runaway horses, scary birds and deadly spiders.

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Connell has an easy charm and brings a real flavour of the Australian bush into the room. This isn’t hipster Australia – it’s a world where men are men, kids are cheeky little larrikins and people love to burn stuff in the backyard.

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