Asher Treleaven (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.

Asher Treleaven

Unpredictable and uneven routine

Like a cross between Mr Burns and John Cleese – if either or both were excessively camp and Australian and dressed like a 1920s dandy – Asher Treleaven is all creepy circus smiles and restlessly gesticulating fingers throughout this unpredictable and uneven routine. Secret Door is all about manliness and sex, and for all the content is familiar, the way it’s presented is often hilariously outrageous.

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Asher Treleaven: Secret Door

  • 3 stars

Open a 'Secret Door' with Barry Award nominee (Melbourne Comedy Festival) Asher Treleaven as he asks: 'what maketh the man? Is it the suit or something more fleshy?' Asher goes full on to tackle the question of what makes a man 'manly'? How do you measure masculinity in the modern world? Is it how you behave in public or…

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