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ED2012 Theatre Review: The Good, The Bad And The Extraterrestrials (Young Actors Company)

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This interactive Western Sci-Fi comedy follows the story of a damsel in distress who is kidnapped by aliens, and whose boyfriend teams up with several wacky characters to attempt a rescue mission. The talented young actors were in character even before proceedings kicked off, handing us plastic guns and hats as we entered a show that had attracted an audience too big for a small venue – many were turned away and the room was cramped as I stood shoulder to shoulder with other observers. Imaginative and fun use of props gave the audience a lot of laughs and everyone seemed to be having a good time. Here are some promising young actors who deliver a crazy 45 minutes of action packed comical theatre – one of the better free shows I’ve seen.

Laughing Horse @ Espionage, 15-26 Aug, 2.45 pm.
tw rating 3/5 | [Joe Mountford-Smith]

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