What a proper mad one. Christmas, 2003: Tragic? Messy? Yep. And then Tony had to adopt his 10-year-old autistic nephew, without knowing much himself about real life. Extracts the comic from difficult situations (Guardian). Well crafted jokes (Times). Probably best known for playing DJ Troy in BBC comedy Ideal, comedian and writer Tony Burgess performs his first solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe (after only 24 years on the comedy circuit). The tone is warm enough so his comedy never seems bleak (Times).