The scatty mind of Paul Foot returns to Fringe

  • Edinburgh Festival Guide
  • 16 July 2010

This article is from 2010.

The scatty mind of Paul Foot returns to Fringe

Comic's 2010 Edinburgh show directed by Noel Fielding

There is no one around quite like Paul Foot. Admirers and detractors would concur on that. When his awkward body and scatty mind are in full flight, few can, or would even dare, try to stop him. He insists that he does not have fans, he carries around with him connoisseurs. Which would sound a bit stuffy coming from anyone else, but hits the nail on the head here. This year, he’s even roped in Noel Fielding to do the directing bit.

Underbelly, Cowgate, 08445 458 252, 7–29 Aug (not 16), 7.40pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£6.50–£9.50). Previews 5 & 6 Aug, £6.

Paul Foot - Ash in the Attic

  • 4 stars

Paul sweeps the loft conversion of his mind for comedy lampshades, bronze slapstick geese and Persian golf balls. Directed by Noel Fielding. 'It’s impossible to describe what Paul does, it’s like trying to strangle mercury... in an all too predictable comedy universe, Paul Foot orbits his own planet. Fantastic' (Daily…

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