In the Fringe programme ‘Bad Bread’ describe themselves as “an award-winning sketch-troupe”; go watch them and then you’ll understand why they might have deserved a gong. In this third year at the fringe, the boys are aiming to get on TV and so we are treated to their possible pitches for TV shows and advertisements. Utterly skewed and heavy on Pythonesque-puns, ‘Bad Bread’ will have you wishing that they do, in fact, have their own TV show. Ever wondered what it would be like if Carlsberg made concentration camps? Or if ‘Reservoir Dogs’ featured the ‘Teletubbies’ in starring roles? Now you can finally find out. I’m not sure if I’d kill for a ticket but I’d certainly maim for one.
Underbelly, 4 – 28 Aug, 5.45pm (6.45pm), £8.50 – £10.50 fpp42.
tw rating 5/5
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