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Gary McNair

Donald Robertson Is Not A Stand Up Comedian

Wed 4 May 2016

14+ (contains strong language) | 60mins

A hilarious drama about bullies, banter & having nae pals...

£10.50 / £8.50 Conc / £5.50 Students

What would you do if everyone hated you?

Rather than run or fight, teenager Donald decides to use the power of comedy!

Donald's a 'scrawny wee guy' who's desperate to find a way to beat the school bullies and thinks that laughter might be the answer. With the help of his mentor Gary, they devise a cunning plan to help combat the bullying and make Donald king of the playground!

 Previously a hot ticket at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, this is a funny, classic coming-of-age story.


REVIEWS

*Winner of the Scottish Arts Club Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2014* 

‘McNair weaves in and out of stand-up, confessional musings and pure drama… all this combines to make this a technical tour de force with a whole lot of heart and a must-see’ - The Stage

‘Smart and cunningly constructed… it blends theatrical storytelling with stand-up to excellent effect, and is delivered with a knock-out punch-line’ The Guardian

‘McNair delivers real insight along with the laughs… a gem of a show’ - The Telegraph

‘A delightfully deft monologue’ - The Times

‘Brilliantly conceived’The Scotsman

‘A touching coming of age story’Financial Times

‘Poignant, astute and hilarious’  - The List

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