- Yasmin Sulaiman
- 12 August 2009
This article is from 2009.
Service’s background as a trained actor gives her valuable comic versatility in this one-woman sketch show. But while her characters – ranging from an overly-chatty 24-hour medical emergency helpline assistant to an Australian drama teacher whose mantra is ‘drama makes you calmer’ – are convincing, the show’s lack of wit and obvious jokes result in a potentially pleasant hour going very slowly.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 31 Aug (not 17, 24), 3.15pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).