The Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh – Studio 2 – 6-30 August 1.30pm
Great lunchtime show
The Last Laugh is an interesting piece, mixing very black humour with sarcastic relationship drama.
On entering the theatre you are met with a film tribute of one Eddie Butler, the main character (played by Keir McAllister) whose career is the main theme of the production.
After a successful tour of a mysoginistic show Eddie returns to Edinburgh Fringe with a follow-up, at which an obviously pro-feminist member of the audience Grace (played by up and coming Stand-up Larah Bross) gets up and interrupts his performance, whiplashing him with her tongue she proceeds to walk out. Eddie, in an attempt to retrieve the situation explains what he is about and persuades her to sit down again.
The whole show thereafter revolves around the professional and personal relationship of Eddie and Grace.
The egoistic battle…
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