Bombay to Beijing by Bicycle (3 stars)

This article is from 2008.

Russell McGilton's one-man show amounts to a travelogue incorporating featuring encounters with spirits, ranging from Hindu Gods to ghosts of the Empire and his deceased father. There's a vulgar verve to his performance, but whether we learn anything new from these observations about the gastric effects of Indian cuisine and the attitudes of the indigenous populations to promiscuous Westerners is a moot point.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 25 Aug (not 13), 5pm, £8.50–£10 (£7.50–£8.50)

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