Maeve Higgins (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Maeve Higgins

She could talk all day and keep you smiling

I’d love Maeve Higgins to be my best friend. And it’s not just due to the whimsical stories and wonderful asides, she’d knit you a nice scarf too. On stage though, she can stumble with silences not so much awkward as unnecessary. She could talk all day and keep you smiling, but just needs to work out exactly what she wants to say.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 30 Aug (not 16), 4.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

Maeve Higgins - Personal Best

  • 3 stars

I don't say things like this lightly but - I have a really funny and good show this year! Also I love watching other great shows, so the festival is really playing into my hands. Huzzah! I talk about all sorts of things in 'Personal Best' - chatroulette, dogs, ambition and family. What I really like about comedy is that…