Nathan Caton (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Nathan Caton

Tackles issues of race with refreshing ease and sensitivity

After Breakfast at Stephanie’s, you’ll have got to know the whole Caton family. Nathan Caton is perfectly endearing, and his observations on family life are at once sharp and accessible: that unabashedly racist or generally ‘un-PC’ geriatric relative sounds altogether familiar. Although Caton tackles issues of race with refreshing ease and sensitivity, a little too often the innocuous errs on the insipid.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug (not 16), 9.30pm, £10.50–£12.50 (£9–£11).

Nathan Caton - Breakfast at Stephanie's

  • 3 stars

The award-winning comedian and writer for BBC Radio 4 returns for his second chapter of a laugh-out-loud Edinburgh show, and he’s got more family capers to share, especially with crazy relatives like his, none more so than his eccentric grandma Stephanie! Artfully combining personal, confessional material with social and…

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