Lloyd Evans Lloyd Evans

Tony Slattery is still a miraculously gifted comedian

Other highlights from the Edinburgh Fringe include: Ivanka the ditzy hedonist, riveting satire from Lauren Booth, a small gem of a play about Irish nationalism and a beautiful new show from Marcus Brigstocke

Some of the marketing efforts by amateur impresarios up in Edinburgh are extraordinary. I was handed a leaflet for a poetry show called Don’t Bother. I didn’t. Tony Slattery appears in Slattery Will Get You Nowhere (a good pun that advertises the content), in which the ageing comic takes the audience back to the 1990s.

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