Comedy Review: Naomi Karavani: Dominant, Just the Tonic at Marlyn’s Wynd (Venue 296), Edinburgh

It’s an unfortunate show title because Naomi Karavani does not dominate the room tonight.

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The Jewish Yemeni New Yorker has some promising ideas but her room is dominated by a group of men who are simply too drunk to be in a comedy gig.

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Material about her ethnic origins, her former career as a teacher and her passion for archaeology does not get the chance to fly.

Her blow job material is risky in the circumstances. A more experienced comic might have chucked them out or shut them up – but good on her for trying to brave it out.

Until 25 August. Today 8:05pm