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Mark Dolan: Iím Here To Help!
Have you wasted thousands of pounds on worthless therapy, written copious unanswered missives to faceless agony Aunts and Uncles and bored your friends and family senseless with your interminable dilemmas? Well, here is your chance to finally get to grips with your life. Bring your problem along to Markís show and, no matter how small it may be, Mark will sort it.
With the aid of a flip-chart, the rest of the audience, various experts (including his Mum and his Auntie Bernie in Ireland) and a bucket load of empathy and good humour, Mark could possibly change your life or at the very least make you smile again.
This is a polite and pleasant hour: a gentle and deliciously middle-class Jeremy Kyle show, where Mark Dolan makes blandness a virtue.
The premise of solving the audienceís problems (submitted on a slip of paper) seems genuinely without evil intent. Nobody is ridiculed or embarrassed for having too trivial a problem, the women are deemed to be beautiful and lovely people and the men are jollied along warmly and respectfully.
For especially interesting or knotty problems, the proposer is invited on stage for a cup of tea and biscuit - as thatís how most problem-solving begins in this country.
Whatís not to like? Well. You might want to scream, ĎWrite a bloody showíā but that would be too uncharitable. Whatís impressive is the calm ease with which Mark Dolan makes the hour bowl along. Many improvised shows involve manic high-energy shouting and bawling, and incoherent non-sequiturs to fill the unforgiving minute.
This is different. Weíve had character preachers, character motivational speakers and character self-help gurus before now, all slightly alarming and extraordinary, but Mark Dolan could almost use this to pitch for a TV half hour.
His smart presentation in a cream jacket and tortoiseshell glasses imbues him with a trendy vicar aura. Heís more Michael Aspel than Russell Brand.
He has some poor assistant writing on a flipchart and pouring tea throughout the show, when for once you wish heíd go high-tech and put down the problems and proposed solutions into PowerPoint and project it like anyone else.Thereís also the slightly barking phonecall to his Mum, as the higher expert. Itís anti-slick in presentation and none the worse for it.
Gently amusing, which is sometimes all you need.
Reviewed by: Julian Chambers
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