Gilded Balloon Teviot, 6 – 30 August 2010
Reviewed for The List (issue 665)
The most impressive feat achieved in this send-up of circus performance is training the audience, Pavlov-style, to applaud whenever the phrase ‘How ‘bout that?’ is uttered – whether it follows a ‘levitating’ radish or an onion ‘striptease’. The two red-nosed clowns commit so fully to gross-out, chewed-food spectacle and clumsy sleight of hand that they must be aiming to be ‘so bad it’s good’. Unfortunately they aren’t quite that bad.
- Read Claire Smith’s review for The Scotsman
- Read Seth Ewin’s review for the British Theatre Guide
- Read Lewis Porteous’s review for What’s On Stage
- Read Michael Freeman’s review for Broadway Baby