Lee Nelson (2 stars)

If his game is satire he keeps it well hidden


This article is from 2010.

Lee Nelson

Simon Brodkin seems to have carved a niche for himself as mouthy chav Lee Nelson, and what’s not to love about him shouting, swearing and crotch-grabbing? The mind boggles. If you’re prone to a boggling mind, or are hot on sentence conjugation, this one is best avoided. The saving grace is Brodkin’s unrelenting affability, but if his game is satire he keeps it well hidden.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 10.20pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£8–£9).

This article is from 2010.

Lee Nelson's Well Good Edinbra Show

  • 2 stars

The legend behind 'Lee Nelson's Well Good Show' (BBC3) brings some funnies to the good people of Scotiland who don't have TVs. Locals don’t worry - I may take your life but I’ll never take your freedom. Best enjoyed after three pints or two shots. Qwalit-eeey! Simon Brodkin is one of the country's most exciting comedians…


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