Eleanor Tiernan & John F O'Donnell (1 star)

This article is from 2008.

The premise here - that bumbling, shaking Tiernan can't cope without her American sidekick - unfortunately turns out to be too close to the truth. When O'Donnell is a no-show, Tiernan's jokes about having crap material aren't followed with any real gags, leaving the audience laughing nervously and biting on fists in embarrassment. Let down by a rushed and overly scripted set with clichéd jokes, Tommy's cousin confuses more than she amuses.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 668 1633, until 25 Aug, 5.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

Eleanor Tiernan & John F O'Donnell

  • 1 star

Tommy's cousin and New Yorker O'Donnell team up. 'Part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe'.

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