Roaring Boys (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Roaring Boys

Enjoyable, surreal character comedians

Armed with a synthesiser, a clutch of angry power ballads, and a hidden weapon (their French song about racist and homophobic grandparents gets the biggest laughs), Danny and Jonny are determined to blow up the studios of The One Show. Ludicrous, slick and energetic, it meanders too wildly at points, but showcases a pair of enjoyable, surreal character comedians at work.

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The Roaring Boys Will Set You Free

  • 3 stars

NB: the Roaring Boys cannot actually set you free from prison. This is more a metaphor for aspiration, corporate lies and stuff. With jokes and songs. The Roaring Boys are creators of recent fringe sensations 'Tim: Against All Odds' (2009) and 'Why We Ate Cliff Richard' (2008). 'Very funny' (Guardian); 'A laugh a minute…