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Mark Nelson – Guilty Pleasure (MZA)

By | Published on Friday 19 August 2011

If imagining ‘The Scheme’ as ‘Friends’ with heroin makes you chuckle, as it does me, then Mark Nelson is the man for you. If you don’t know what ‘The Scheme’ is, then you can stop reading here and forget about going to see this show, as a decent working knowledge of contemporary Scottish culture is extremely helpful for Nelson’s show. In fact, a man in the front row from Los Angeles appeared to nod off – to Nelson’s great amusement. While observational humour of the Michael McIntyre ilk leaves many comedy connoisseurs cold, Nelson does it well and with edge. Like your funniest friend he tickles you into laughing at even the most obscene material. Still reading…? Go and see Mark Nelson.

Underbelly, 4 – 28 Aug (not 17), 7.10pm (8.10pm), £9.00 – £11.00, fpp113.
tw rating 4/5