- Peter Geoghegan
- 13 August 2010
This article is from 2010.
My Dad Was Nearly James Bond
Irish-American comic Bishop may be right when calls this ‘the most honest show at the Fringe’. His father’s recent terminal cancer diagnosis provides the launching-off point for a funny, insightful, and surprisingly tender journey through the life of his dad, a former bit part actor. The jokes don’t always come quite as thick and heavy as they should but the show’s riotous denouement is worth the entrance fee alone.
Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 29 Aug (not 23), 8.05pm, £12–£14 (£11–£13).