Tom Craine (3 stars)

This article is from 2009.

Tom Craine

This shouty and self-proclaimed middle-class comic is one of life’s worriers. So much so that he is here to go through the list of comfort blankets he seeks, but loses the crowd for a moment when he confesses to being a thumbsucker. But he manages to bring it round with some neat lines, especially his finale about a mistaken STD.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug, 7.15pm, £11-£12 (£9.50–£10.50).

Tom Craine - Comfort Blanket

  • 3 stars

Star of the sell-out 'AAA Stand-Up' 2008, Rhod Gilbert's support, creator of BBC Radio 2 comedy 'The Sharp End'. Tom Craine's debut show peeks cautiously at reassurance. 'Dynamic energy, intelligence, razor-sharp wit' (ThreeWeeks).

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