Saturday, January 28

Tag: Flying High

Les Dawson: Flying High – Assembly George Square
Scotland

Les Dawson: Flying High – Assembly George Square

Before I begin the review, I must comment on the handling of the audience at the venue on my visit.  This is one of the larger venues at the festival, and the show began almost 30 minutes late.  Many people attending the Fringe Festival book shows quite close together, and this delay could have been the cause of people leaving the show part way through.  Not good for the artist and disturbing for the remaining audience.  Assembly, this must be improved! Les Dawson was a favourite of mine, and I have childhood memories of watching his numerous shows on TV.  This play follows Dawson’s life, beginning with his childhood and moving through his career’s ups and downs.  Dawson is played by Jon Culshaw who needs no introduction, as his mimicry is legendary.&nb...