His Eyes Were Like Oysters
- Matt Boothman
- 18 August 2010
This article is from 2010.
Pop culture references, surreal concepts and non-sequiturs
Imagine The Mighty Boosh without the mellowing constraints of consistent characterisation and mainstream success. Oyster Eyes’ sketches are a bewildering tissue of pop culture references, surreal concepts and non-sequiturs gummed together by dour, anti-comic disco DJ Alan Starr. While there are undoubtedly some unconventional ideas on display here, the show revels just that bit too much in its own oddness.
The Caves, 556 5375, until 29 Aug, 6.15pm, £7 (£6).