Vivid, boundless and contagious
This article is from 2010.
Burn’s awkward, absurd and occasionally hilarious routines are enlivened by recurring delights like the DIY musical theatre of Jason the Very Rich Lion and the kitchen-sink surrealism of super-villain Custard Flanagan. The Newcastle comic offers an arresting, uncomfortable experience – her stand-up, characters and sketches are unadorned and in your face – yet Burn’s bizarre imagination is vivid, boundless and contagious.
The Caves, 556 5375, until 29 Aug, 3.35pm, £6.50 (£5).