TeakShow (2 stars)

This article is from 2009.


Shrieking, bulging eyes, hummus throwing, pelvic thrusts, lounging on the mantelpiece, and twists on familiar scenes give this show a surreal air. The exaggeration is overdone, though, to the point that some sketches are more absurd than funny, losing the humour of the scenario on which they’re based. The American preacher is entertaining, but their innate ridiculousness provides its own humour.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 31 Aug, 4.30pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7.50–£8.50).

TeakShow's Twisted Sketches

  • 2 stars

Join us on a journey to the TeakZone… Meet irritated aliens, smug Eurotrash, filthy flappers, crazed preachers, and the limp but charming Hampstead Police. Witness the birth of a new church, seduction by ham, and a bizarre suburban murder… This is fast-paced, razor-edged sketch and character comedy performed with…


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