Unmythable (Temple Theatre)
By Hannah Sweetnam | Published on Saturday 11 August 2012
This brilliant and comedic journey across the seas had the crowd roaring with laughter – and sometimes just roaring. Jason takes his Argonauts (the audience) on a hilarious mission to retrieve the Golden Fleece. Performing a sketch showcase of songs and scenes about various Greek legends, acting trio Troels Hagen Findsen, Paul O’Mahony and Will Pinchin flitted between characters, using minimal props and superb character definition to make a potentially confusing show completely streamlined and utterly entertaining. They were already in character pre-performance, handing out olives to audience members, and the show was fine-tuned from start to finish. With appearances from Heracles, Demeter, the Trojan horse and Hades, the scenes bore a resemblance to ‘Horrible Histories’ sketches, and saw the Argonauts “running, jumping, killing monsters” and most certainly “having fun”.
Zoo, 3-27 Aug (not 15), 1.45pm.
tw rating 5/5 | [Hannah Sweetnam]