Bec Hill (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Bec Hill

An endearing quirkiness

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).

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