Yianni Agisilaou (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Yianni Agisilaou

A lovely hour with some fine, funny company

In They @#$% You Up: Greek Parents, Agisilaou presents a charming show about his Greek-Cypriot family. He’s a naturally affable storyteller, with clear affections for his unique relatives, brought to life with fabulous set pieces. The delivery occasionally becomes awkward and much of the comedy remains around pleasant but this is a lovely hour with some fine, funny company.

The Caves, 556 5375, until 29 Aug, 10.15pm, £8–£10 (£7–£9).

Yianni Agisilaou in 'They @#$% You Up: Greek Parents'

Here's the story. Of my dad, Essy. Who spent decades undermining his own son. Meanwhile Mum is passive aggressive. And Grandma's got a gun. You think your family is bad. Come meet mine. 'Sharp social commentary to compare favourably with Woody Allen' ★★★★ (Chortle.co.uk); 'laughter was in full throttle as Agisilaou…