This article is from 2009.
This show manages to over-run by ten minutes which is no mean feat considering the dearth of material on offer. This would be a pleasant quarter of an hour in the hands of the jovial Geordie comic but stretched over an hour it becomes tortuous. Getting audience members to do a test from a women's magazine and an idle childhood story do not a Fringe show make.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 31 Aug, 9.15pm, £9.50-£12.50 (£8-£11).