- Emma Newlands
- 24 August 2009
This article is from 2009.
With many a comedian taking the new offender route, Maxwell proves it's possible to be sharp and boundary-nudging without simply being obnoxious. A friendly presence onstage, our Irish raconteur has the crowd eating from the palm of his hand, amusing with material that could be pedestrian coming from a lesser comedian but which sparkles due to charm and wit aplenty.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 31 Aug, 9pm, £14-£15 (£12.50-£13.50); 28 Aug, 11.15pm, £15 (£13.50).