Vladimir McTavish - The Idiot's Guide to Whisky
The first in a series of whiteboard show introductions
This article is from 2010.
In the first of a regular festival series we’ve asked a comedian to draw the essence of his or her festival show on our List festival wipeboard. This summer Vladimir McTavish is teaching the world about whisky. Well, kinda. In a show originally called Whisky: An Eejit’s Guide (but changed to Idiot’s for the bloody tourists), the stalwart of the Scottish comedy scene takes a trip through the nation’s favourite export, via a beautiful ‘tribute’ to Ian Rankin. McTavish might down a fair bit of malt during the performance but he promises to leave a drop for an optional tasting after the laughs die down.
Whisky: An Idiot’s Guide is at the Stand 4, York Place. 6.50pm. 4–29 Aug (not 16, 23). £9/£8.