- Brian Donaldson
- 7 August 2008
This article is from 2008.
There's a place in the theatre for Allen, because stand-up comedy is not his forté. The pleasure in his tale of finding some meaning in his family history is all in the telling; at the climax, Allen pretty much admits himself that the content is sadly lacking.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 24 Aug (not 11), 6.45pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).