Friday 10 August 2012 | By Emma Obank
ED2012 Comedy Review: BEASTS (Gravel Comedy)
2012 is not just the year that has brought us the Jubilympics, it is the year that has brought us ‘BEASTS’: a sketch show performed by a trio of three talented gentlemen, Owen Roberts, James McNicholas and Ciarán Dowd. Their show starts with a hilarious opening that would have the Royal Ballet wincing and cleverly comes full circle with its final montage of sketches. Often you will be caught laughing before they’ve opened their mouths, as even their facial expressions and physicality are side-splittingly funny. Some of the sketches took a while to get into, perhaps because they were a bit niche, but others offer witty observations that everyone can relate to… and may leave you wondering if you eat your biscuits the right way up.
Pleasance Courtyard, 4-27 Aug (not 14), 2.15pm.
tw rating 4/5 | [Emma Obank]