Creepy, disgusting and unsettling
This article is from 2010.
A great opening gag involving unintelligible sounds and an unwanted baby sets the tone for the next hour. Hoult plays characters from the fringes, who are by turns, creepy, disgusting and unsettling. There’s the movie lover from Nottingham and his psychotic screenplays, the sinister boyfriend and the frustrated, estranged dad trying to figure out a Christmas gift for his kid. Assured, accomplished, and funny as hell.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 4.45pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).