Sean Grant and Tiernan Douieb (2 stars)

This article is from 2008.

Kicking off with tepid, half-baked and badly edited gags by Douieb, who wants to turn Rage Against the Machine songs into a musical, the show improves in the second half with Glaswegian acid tongue, Grant. Making his family life sound like the Addams Family, and reminiscing on the time he blacked up to an abolition of slavery celebration, his slow pace and relaxed delivery lift a hit-and-miss routine.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 25 Aug (not 18), 10pm, £8.50–£10 (£7.50–£9).

Sean Grant

  • 2 stars

Curmudgeonly Scots comic and two up and coming friends.

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