Thursday 16 August 2012 | By Khristine Gallagher
ED2012 Comedy Review: The Blanks’ Big Break (CKP in association with Hyper Agency and Sloat Entertainment)
Creatively swerving their way around a potential agent’s guidelines for a perfect show (scrawled on toilet paper), The Blanks, aka Ted’s band from ‘Scrubs’, present hilarious Red Bull-fuelled moments of creativity interspersed with vocally epic songs. Face-achingly funny, the Blanks draw you into a charmingly feel-good world featuring a singing pumpkin head, an eager ice-cream vendor and a special mystery guest… Vocal renditions and covers include a mind-blowing medley of modern pop songs as well as traditionally quaint barber shop songs that are sure to put a smile across your face. Although the plot is rather loose, it doesn’t matter, because the group rises above it with the quality of the mini-sketches, which are filled with physicality and goofy one-liners.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 1-27 Aug, 9.30pm.
tw rating 5/5 | [Khristine Gallagher]