Catriona Knox (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Catriona Knox

Signs of promise but dialogue lacks punch

The platter of characters here are, at best, well-acted and have the right foundations to be spun into entertaining sketches. However, the dialogue doesn’t pack enough punch and the material quickly grates; that doesn’t deter Knox, who even returns to the same insubstantial characters later on. It seems a waste of the sparkle that this young lady clearly has.

Udderbelly’s Pasture, 0844 545 8252, until 29 Aug (not 15), 1.35pm, £9–£10 (£8–£9).

Catriona Knox: Packed Lunch

  • 2 stars

Bold, bonkers and highly nutritious character comedy, this is a high octane, low-carb bonanza of a show. From an unhinged divorcee, to a wonderfully observed tea-lady, via an absurdly precocious child star and a nervous blind-dater, Catriona’s show is packed with brand new wickedly comic creations, who veer from the…

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