Endearing ‘Tattooligan’ Jim Smallman is not just a comic who tells brilliant jokes, he is a heart-warming storyteller, and his experiences will have you captivated and laughing out loud. The theme of the show is is self explanatory, really – Smallman is looking for a new best friend to go on man dates with – and fuels an up close and personal performance, featuring flip chart fun and witty observations; he tells some amazing stories about people in his life that mean a lot to him… and those who don’t. I can’t help thinking that Smallman will be one of the average-of-47-people that you like in the world, especially as he ends the show with a performance fit for the BRITs.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 4-26 Aug (not 14), 4.30pm.
tw rating 4/5 | [Emma Obank]