Mick Sergeant (4 stars)

This article is from 2008.

Sergeant is a man backed into a corner, both on stage and in his life as a divorced, unemployed shipbuilder from Newcastle. Despite this he makes an excellent motivational speaker, uplifting the audience with tales of depression and brimming with bitter tears. This character comedy is so convincing that by the end of the show you will want to be him.

The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, until 24 Aug (not 11), 1.40pm, £7 (£6).

Fringe Double Bill

  • 4 stars

Two of the most anticipated shows in the festival come to the Weedge: marvellous character comedy with 'Oh Shit, It's Mick Sergeant!' followed by Seymour Mace's latest work: 'Testamental: Bible Stories Told By An Idiot'.

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