Comedy review: Arson in the Queen's Swans: Peter Buckley Hill. Globe Bar, Edinburgh

The man who created the Free Fringe is always worth an hour of your day.

Peter Buckley Hill. Picture: Contributed

Arson in the Queen's Swans: Peter Buckley Hill. Globe Bar, Edinburgh * * *

If this really is his last year then not seeing this show would be like failing to enjoy one last ride hanging off the back of a Routemaster and jumping off in between stops, before they were taken out of service. The show is rumpled and shambolic and an absolute joy.

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“I seem to have started” he says, at about five minutes in.

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Until 24 August.