Dag Sørås (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

Dag Sørås

Sørås makes hilarious hay

At the end of Magnus Betnér’s Stand show, the Swede implores his audience to hang around for his best friend and ‘the better comedian’, Norway’s Dag Sørås. The pair certainly share some common themes (suicide, religion, the right wing) while both are recent fathers who find it difficult not to indulge their vices. Quality-wise, there’s very little to separate them also, and Sørås makes hilarious hay with a cautionary tale about pleasuring yourself in the same room as a household pet.

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Dag Sørås: Outside the Comfort Zone

  • 4 stars

Norway's critically acclaimed award-winning comedian Dag Sørås makes his Edinburgh debut. Hard-hitting, politically charged and brutally honest! Afghanistan, the surveillance state, social anxiety, anti-intellectualism and religion are just some of the springboards Sørås bounces off before plunging head first into a deep…