Sunday 5 August 2012 | By Patricia-Ann Young
ED2012 Comedy Review: Chris Martin – Spot The Difference (Phil McIntyre Entertainments By Arrangement With Lisa Thomas Management)
Everylad Chris Martin fills us in on the exploits of an average twenty-something male, covering everything from winding up woodland creatures to practising the philosophical art of cockblocking. His observational humour and ‘mate down the pub’ approach to comedy is winning, and it’s always nice to see a comedian who doesn’t have to rely on cruel jokes or shock tactics to get a laugh; you’ll want to buy him a pint by the time he’s finished. His youthful routine might be a tad immature for older audience members, but his confident delivery and amiable nature is charming. For guilt-free giggles, ‘Spot The Difference’ should be at the top of your list.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 1-27 Aug (not 14), 8.45pm.
tw rating 4/5 | [Patricia-Ann Young]