Warren & Hanbury: All to Bare
Comedy sketch show in the flesh
This article is from 2009.
These two small-town girls are a funny and smart comedy duo from Wales and Canada respectively, silly and sassy in perfect quantities and indeed willing to bare all (in the name of good humour, of course). They bring to Edinburgh sketches about lonely Welsh singletons looking for love (or whatever), a country music singer who fails to recognise her own lesbian tendencies, an energetic Alanis Morissette-inspired dancer, and the Queen deciphering the wonders of the human digestive system -- as well as several comedic moments from the girls just being themselves.
Apparently almost effortless performances are filled with ad libs and spontaneous interaction with the crowd. Fun characters come with the added bonus of genuinely talented singing from both of the girls. There are costume changes aplenty and hilarious props -- a ‘rickety piece of shit geeetar being one’ -- and a seriously good fun show with talented stars at the centre of it all. Go on, TOUCH IT, you know you want to.
Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 31 Aug 2009 (not 19), 11.15pm, £6--£8 (£6).