The X-rated stories still provoke a titter but this recorded performance is a limp substitute for her rousing original
London Hughes was acting like a superstar when she was performing in a pokey attic on the Edinburgh fringe. Now the world catches up, as that show becomes a Netflix special – and she starts filming a Hollywood movie about her life. Perhaps that substantiates her claims in To Catch a D*ck about being “the new female Richard Pryor”. But it was funnier when she said it in the pokey attic – as was the whole show.