Mark Watson (4 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Mark Watson

Playing on his own inadequacies

The elevation of this frenetic Fringe staple from sweaty huts to the ‘super-league’ of vast halls mercifully hasn’t stilted his ability to captivate a crowd while playing on his own inadequacies. This year’s tale is of celeb status (whether real or imagined) and features Derren Brown, ‘dad noises’, pear cider and a sausage roll. Shame the Welsh accent has virtually vanished though.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 30 Aug, 10.30pm, £16.50–£18.50 (£15.50–£17.50).

Mark Watson - Do I Know You?

  • 4 stars

Total sell-out 2005-2009. ★★★★★ (Time Out); ★★★★★ (Scotsman). Multi award-winning star of BBC's 'We Need Answers', 'Mock The Week', 'Nevermind the Buzzcocks' and Radio 4 returns. 'In the Edinburgh super league' (Guardian); 'Exhilarating' (Telegraph); 'One of the very finest, most joyful shows on the Fringe…

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