Stuart Goldsmith (4 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Stuart Goldsmith

On the road to proper glory

Goldsmith insists he’s a Reasonable Man and his blokish bonhomie certainly doesn’t appear to mask a ghastly individual. Standing out from the crowd is his chief concern here as he recalls being a failed goth in white trainers, a street performer who (accidentally) hurts kids and the fetish club attendee way out of his depth. A warm and skilful set which, were the world a reasonable place, should set him on the road to proper glory.

Pleasance Dome, 556 6550, until 29 Aug (not 18), 7.30pm, £8–£9.50 (£7–£8.50).

Stuart Goldsmith: The Reasonable Man

  • 4 stars

Despite being from Leamington Spa, Stuart has spent his whole life desperately trying to be interesting. It sort of worked. This is the story of what happened when he tried to be himself instead... A white-knuckle, high-octane meander through the worlds of sex, circus and subculture. A glorious stand-up debut from a nice…

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