Vladimir McTavish (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Vladimir McTavish

Thoroughly entertaining crawl through the national beverage

Given the liberal passing round of sample nips of the water of life, McTavish’s show is not, as suggested in its title of Whisky: An Idiot’s Guide, a sobering examination of Scotland’s top export. It is, however, a thoroughly entertaining crawl through the national beverage, merrily peppered with interesting facts and figures and in no way watered-down by several humorous asides to the role it has played in the Caledonian psyche.

The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, until 29 Aug (not 23), 6.50pm, £9 (£8).

Vladimir McTavish in Whisky: An Idiot's Guide

  • 3 stars

After 2009's sell-out success looking at great icons of Scottish history and culture, 'Scotland's top satirical stand-up' (Morning Star), now turns his attention to our national drink. An illustrated tour round whisky country and a hilariously sobering look at drink and its role in the Caledonian psyche. An Eejit's Guide…