Pension Plan (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

Pension Plan

A pleasure to see a middle-aged lady dicking about

Leisa Rea has been feeling a bit glum so she’s gathered together all her life failures in one big show and celebrated them through the medium of dance, song and a series of absurd short films. There are plenty of lovely touches from random victory jigs and foetus-shaped biscuits and it’s a pleasure to see a middle-aged lady dicking about.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 29 Aug, 2pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

Pension Plan

  • 4 stars

Leisa Rea (Adams & Rea, '4 Stands Up', BBC Radio 4) flaunts her gallery of failures, from cycling proficiency to Life in General. But it's OK: her pension plan is cocked and loaded. Join the conga and celebrate Losing, like a Winner. Expect twisted origami, dark mischief and a visit from The Biscuit-Eyed Lady. 'Gleefully…