Edinburgh Festival: Safe (2 stars)

With three strong turns from Vic Gray, Martyn Williams and John Scowen, a cast the production boasts could be the oldest on the Fringe, this is an amiable comedy about a group of bank robbers who get stuck in a safe during a job.

Writer and director Luke Coldham’s script sets up the three anti-heroes whose camaraderie keeps things moving, but the scenario is contrived, the gags clumsy and the surreal fantasy numbers, though fun, are insufficiently connected to the story.

Written for The Scotsman

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