Drury Lane, London W1 (0171-494 5397) Tue to Sat 30 Jan
Johnny Vegas (below) first made his mark as the comedian who spawned the phrase "pottery is the new rock'n'roll". But beyond the gimmick of bringing a potter's wheel on stage, this man-mountain in a Kevin Keegan circa 1977 hairdo, battered brown leather jacket and silver-seamed flares is bizarrely charismatic. Playing the part of a fading, drunken entertainer, he sounds off about the way the world has mistreated him. Despite the ranting and the slurring, he is an electrifying live presence. He presents a new show, Swingin', at The Talk of London this week.