Fred MacAulay: Legally Bald (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Fred MacAulay: Legally Bald

For straightforward traditional stand-up, MacAulay’s your man

With his particularly Scottish brand of stand-up, MacAulay returns for his 23rd festival. By his own admission the majority of the audience was of a certain age but all were charmed by tales of ‘predominantly orange’ airlines, a glance through Scottish papers and some cheeky audience banter. For straightforward traditional stand-up, MacAulay’s your man.

The Stand III & IV, 558 7272, until 17 Aug, 7.50pm, £10.

Fred MacAulay: Legally Bald

  • 3 stars

Still at the top of his stand-up game, Fred returns for another year at the Fringe (his 23rd). Best known for appearances on panel shows (HIGNFY/QI/News Quiz) Fred’s the most experienced Scottish comic of his generation. Mixing improvised banter with the audience, with his usual wry looks at contemporary Scotland (and the…

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