Going to see this show was like watching something my dad had put together with his mate. Nick Taylor contended in ‘Blind Date’ twenty years ago, and this show is based around the problems he has since encountered in life. The performers were aware of their amateurishness, pulling off a few jokes relating to this, and I felt for them, as they had obviously made an effort to put together the show. However, for me, the humour simply failed to deliver; I felt I was tittering out of sympathy. That said, there were a few moments when they raised a decent laugh from the audience, even if it was mostly recorded footage of Taylor’s blind date poking fun at him.
Sweet Grassmarket, 6-26 Aug, 5.05pm.
tw rating 2/5 | [Grace Hardy]