Anil Desai… Fringe Review

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No stranger to the Fringe, Anil Desai returns for his third solo show with a light hearted performance that has something for all. Employing a mix of comedy, impressions and songs, Desai presents each of his characters in the form of special guests appearing on the show. Moving from the likes of Rajesh the Bollywood lounge singer to Candice the fluffer girl, he uses each character to explore different styles of comedy, adding variety to the performance and appealing to different tastes. The only thing letting him down are his costume changes, which slow the pace and thus the fluidity of the show; Desai remains a worthwhile watch, however, for anyone keen on comedy that includes everything from witty jokes to frivolous cabaret.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 3 – 18 Aug (not 9), 7.45pm (8.45pm), £9.00 – £12.00, fpp39.

tw rating 3/5

Taken from Three Weeks, published Mon Aug 8th 2011.

Three Weeks 2011 – Daily Edition #4, Aug 8th


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