Vladimir McTavish (3 stars)

This article is from 2008

In addition to generating plenty of laughs, the oddly monikered Glasgow-born comedian's new list-based show makes for a very serviceable and satirical potted history of Scotland. By nature of being a top 50 (Greatest Scots Ever!), McTavish's list is far from exhaustive, but the acerbic comic touches on all the obvious names - and some obscure ones - and makes smart and amusing links between many of his targets.

The Stand II, 558 7272, until 24 Aug, 6.40pm, £8 (£7).