Mark Dolan, better known for hunting out the world’s tallest and smallest, is back in Edinburgh to share too much on stage – including his mother’s sexual fantasies (according to him) and the details of his “walk on the dark side” – i.e. claiming not to have an advantage card in Boots knowing full well it is in his pocket… dangerous! His anecdotes are funny and quirky, as he fondly remembers the moment he was asked by a prostitute to “slow down” and the memorable time he was mistaken for a lesbian. I was, however, disappointed that he spent half the show chatting to one or two members of the audience, as I was keen to hear more of his excellent material.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 3 – 29 Aug (not 16), 7.00pm (8.00pm), £7.00 – £9.50, fpp113.
tw rating 4/5