Edinburgh Festival review – Josh Howie

The enigmatic stand-up is at it again … After last year’s blistering gag fest that tripped over itself in looking for laughs, Josh Howie has softened things up to a degree, with a simpler show in which he gets the audience to assess how much of a dick he is. He presents three scenarios –(…)

Edinburgh Festival review – Mark Dolan

Chuggers, inadequacy with women, and booze – this is pretty unimaginative stuff from Mark Dolan Bit of a disappointment, this. For such a well-regarded comic Mark Dolan’s show this year leaves me feeling pretty lethargic. There are precisely zero memorable lines in a show that simmers along nicely without ever coming to the boil. He(…)