Tied Up in Knotts
This article is from 2008.
Having spent her career trying to escape the shadow of her prominent Hollywood dad, Don Knotts, Karen's one-woman show is, ironically enough, all about her famous father. Knotts attempts to engage with her audience by conjuring up characters from her past and recreating nostalgic television extracts. Her routine is endearing at times but this is ultimately a fluffy biography performed by an indulgent daughter.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 24 Aug (not 11), 3pm, £8–£9 (£7–£8).