New Art Club (4 stars)

This article is from 2010

New Art Club

Original, charming and very funny

A best-of compilation from the comedy dance duo (who can actually dance) in which Tom Roden and Pete Shenton replay their best bits. Loyal fans and Johnny-come-latelys get to see minimalist experimental pieces, clever wordy numbers and downright silly skits hung together by fine northern banter with none of the dross. Whether they’re mocking or celebrating contemporary dance, laughs are prioritised in this original, charming and very funny show.

Assembly Rooms, 623 3030, until 29 Aug (not 17), 7.15pm, £12–£14 (£11–£13).

New Art Club - Big Bag of Boom

  • 4 stars

Back with their genre-defining stand-up dance, Roden and Shenton, one of the most original acts in comedy, bring together the most explosive moments from a decade of award-winning shows. The clever tricks, hilarious set pieces and brilliant dances that make up their unique world get teased out of their original holes and…