This article is from 2009.
In the last year, Rouse has acquired a son Lenny and a dog called Ronnie, who just happens to be the randiest animal in the world. Talk of new babies and puppies could easily be tedious in anyone else’s hands but given Rouse’s crafted turn of phrase and enthusiastically visual interpretation, it’s eye-wateringly hilarious. Particularly when he relates the events of a memorable family Christmas afternoon spent in front of Wallace and Gromit as Jesus looks on.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug (not 18), 9pm, £10–£12 (£9–£11).