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Rob Auton: The Time Show review - twinkling hour of clock-watching

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Assembly George Square Studios, Edinburgh
In a wistful show with playful paradoxes, the comic ruminates on the little round face on our wrists and what it means ‘Did the people who set time going really think time would stand the test of time?” Rob Auton 's The Time Show is full of playful paradoxes such as this. With its multiple related meanings, time lends itself to wordplay. Between its colossal role in our lives and our uncertainty as to what it is, there's fruitful terrain for comedy. Or poetry, in which Auton also trades. His lilting, reflective shows aren't just about laughter...
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