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Bat-Fan (Bound & Gagged Comedy)

By | Published on Friday 28 August 2015


Self-confessed nerd James Wilson-Taylor doesn’t hold anything back in his hour in the spotlight. With PowerPoints, songs and puppetry, he takes us on a whirlwind Batman adventure in an astonishing variety of forms. The concept could have been approached simply, but for Wilson-Taylor’s show the genius comes from its complexity. He commits to all sorts of impressive tech, and that’s what raises this idea to a new level, stopping it far short of the potential nerdy self-indulgence. His love affair with the caped crusader has been around all his life, and adulthood clearly isn’t going to stop it. If you like Batman you’ll love this show, and even if you don’t you’ll still find plenty of laughs here.

Pleasance Courtyard, until 30 Aug.
tw rating 4/5 | [Stephanie Gray]