Ava Vidal (2 stars)

This article is from 2010

Ava Vidal

Short-lived comedy lessons

When is a Fringe hour not a Fringe hour? When it’s Ava Vidal clocking off at just under 40 minutes. Which was a shame (for paying punters and the comic herself) as she was busy delivering a captivating story about her recent break-up from a ‘bad man’ set up in the context of being an embarrassment to her teenage daughter. The natural sympathy a crowd would have for this tale is negated by being so short-changed.

The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, until 29 Aug, 3.15pm, £8 (£7).

Ava Vidal: Lessons I Should Have Learnt

  • 2 stars

Ava Vidal ('Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow', The Comedy Store). In her latest, she wonders do we ever learn, or are we destined to repeat the same mistakes over and over until we die? She relives her mistakes and life experiences with the help of diaries and text and Facebook messages. She then asks herself if these…