A selection of comedians served up with singing and acrobatics on the side, ‘Best of the Fest’ is a perfect way to spend the afternoon if you’re unsure what to see. Obviously, given there’s a number of different acts, some are going to be more to your taste than others, but being named the ‘best’ means that they are all of a high standard. For me the compere Al Pitcher stole the show, but Piff the Magic Dragon gets a special mention for his hilarious card tricks and facial expressions. The atmosphere in the Spiegeltent was fantastic, with a loud and enthusiastic audience, and I left with some great ideas for what I might want to see later.
Assembly George Square, 5-25 Aug, 2.15pm.
tw rating 4/5 | [Lauren Houghton]