Stephen Carlin (3 stars)


This article is from 2009.

Stephen Carlin

While his show title insists that he’s blowing the lid off the whole filthy business, the London-based Scottish comic’s ambitions are more low-key. There is certainly a fierce invention at play with his often surreal material about whisky, shatterproof rulers and cinema curtains while he expertly handles a string of latecomers which includes the journalist and broadcaster Iain McWhirter.

The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, until 30 Aug, 7.20pm, £7 (£6).

This article is from 2009.

Stephen Carlin Blows the Lid Off the Whole Filthy Business

  • 3 stars

One of Stewart Lee's ten best ever stand-ups, Stephen Carlin returns to the Fringe with a brand new hilarious stand-up show. 'Sharp and original.' -**** (List).


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