David O’Doherty (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

David O’Doherty

Mild-mannered Dublin comic returns with less song and more chat

The Casio keyboard remains but this year the mild-mannered Dublin comic returns with less song and more chat. And also more book reading, mainly from his recent publication 100 Facts About Pandas. Bung in a kaleidoscopic range of observational indie knick-knacks, wound up with an impressionable series of hoots, arm-flailing and floor-rolls, and we have a good, honest, O’Doherty set. To his braying followers this is all spot-on and a touch of improv mid-ditty illustrates that this is a reciprocal love.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 10.20pm, £11–£12.50 (£9.50–£11).

David O'Doherty: Somewhere Over the David O'Doherty

  • 4 stars

The 1990 East Leinster under-14s triple jump bronze medallist, current number one ranked person called David O'Doherty on Google and 2008 if.com (formerly Perrier) Award winner returns with a small piano and a brand new show. Uplifting! Hilarious! Surprising! Profound! Really, really stupid! At the very least, it will be…