The comic confronts an unseen audience, trying to grab a laugh, trawling through the complexities of everyday life, finding temporary solace and accomodation in the joke. Unconnected to any audience response, the comic delivers their act to the solitary camera. As their carefully timed routine spills into the void of the club, we witness the disintegration of the performance as they struggle to balance the rehearsed control of the professional with the panic of someone who knows all too well the mechanical nature of their 'entertainment'.