Comedy in the Dark
Well-known comics pitched out of their comfort zones
This article is from 2010.
Selling a show as ‘comedy in the dark’? Make sure the lights go out completely in the venue. It’s interesting to see well-known comics pitched out of their comfort zones (Shappi Khorsandi discovering how much of her routine was based on facial comedy; the ever-excellent Jon Richardson dropping pre-prepared material altogether to play games), but in the half-light, we could still see them.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 19 Aug, 11.45pm, £10.