Hitlist - Festival comedy

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This article is from 2008.

David O'Doherty

David O'Doherty

David O’Doherty

The Irish muso-comic delivers more ribald whimsy with a tiny keyboard and giant talent.
The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, 1–24 Aug (not 11), 9pm, £9.50 (£8.50). Previews until 31 Aug, £8.50 (£7.50).

Sarah Millican

The north-east English lass insists she’s Not Nice.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 2–24 Aug (not 13), 7.15pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£8–£9). Previews until 1 Aug, £5.

Pajama Men

Physical comedy gets a good name from this hit US double act back after an all-too long absence.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, 3–24 Aug (not 11), 7.40pm, £12–£13 (£11–£12). Previews 31 Jul–2 Aug, £5.

New Art Club

Will this pair live up to their title of the ‘Morecambe and Wise of dance’?
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, 3–25 Aug (not 11, 18), 3.15pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9). Previews until 2 Aug, £5.

The Meeting

Te gents behind last year’s sketch affair House of Windsor take us into the boardroom from hell.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 2–25 Aug (not 12), 6.25pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£8–£9). Previews until 1 Aug, £5.

Barry & Stuart

This Scottish duo of extreme magicians aim to show us that they are Part-Time Warlocks and full-time entertainers.
See page 30. Underbelly, 0844 545 8252, 2–24 Aug (not 12), 10.20pm, £9.50–£11.50 (£8.50–£10.50). Previews 31 Jul & 1 Aug, £6.

Wisecrackin’ Mindsqueezin’ Behemoth

Two smart people with lots of clever sketches.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, 3–25 Aug (not 13), 5.30pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9). Previews until 2 Aug, £5.

This article is from 2008.

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