Nick Mohammed (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

Nick Mohammed

Fantastically irritating and inappropriate

The memory tricks which Mohammed plays at the end of this show would be worth the entrance fee alone, but by then, he’s already charmed our socks half-off with his fantastically irritating and inappropriate creation, Mr Swallow. He’s clearly too annoying for the odd punter who bail early, thus missing the show’s eye-popping climax but the Ivan Brackenbury-esque delusions and foot-in-mouth-isms have already garnered enough pleasures.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 29 Aug, 6pm, £9.50–£10.50 (£8–£9).

Nick Mohammed is Mr Swallow

  • 4 stars

All-new character comedy from star of Radio 4's 'Quarters', BBC3's 'The King is Dead', CBBC's double-Bafta-nominated 'Sorry, I've Got No Head' and BBC1's 'Reggie Perrin'. Total sell-out 2008/09. Critic's Choice: Times, Guardian, Independent, Time Out, New Statesman, Radio Times. 'Made me laugh so hard I was in serious…