We're really sure the floodgates are going to open up now. And that Alan Carr andGraham Norton will be the first to be packing their bags.
Best known for playing Bernard black in the Black Books, Dylan Moran has just done two gigs there with his routine translated via headphones.
He told the BBC, 'I found the Russian audiences to be full of energy and interest, and as engaged and engaging an audience as you could hope to meet.
'There was a lot of fun in talking about East/West stereotypes and everyone, as you might expect with modern city dwellers, was very politically switched on. I can't wait to go back.'
Apparently stand-up comedy is still an emerging 'art form' in Russia which may account for the fact that Ciara Bartlam from the St Petersburg Times had other ideas, writing,'In the end, the cultural differences proved too much for the courageous comedian and he ended, visibly disappointed, telling his audience that they seemed to have become "disconnected".'
Still, looking on the bright side, we bet he had some lovely food.
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