Bec Hill (3 stars)

An endearing quirkiness


This article is from 2010.

Bec Hill

Stand-up doesn’t get more mixed bag than this. In this show from the perky Aussie about the downsides of growing up, there are a couple of gags that shouldn’t have even reached the strangled-at-birth stage. Yet, there’s an endearing quirkiness about Hill which is best illustrated by her comedy drawings, which climax on a most agreeable song-title pun.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 30 Aug (not 17), 4pm, £8–£9 (£7–£8).

This article is from 2010.

Bec Hill Didn't Want to Play Your Stupid Game Anyway

  • 3 stars

Last year, Bec taught Edinburgh audiences how to achieve superheroism in “If You Can Read This, My Cape Fell Off.” Obviously, this was a naïve and immature dream. Now she's a grown up and she does grown up things like watch the news, mind the gap and not make eye contact with people on public transport. But is this really…


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