Paul Merton’s Silent Clowns (3 stars)


This article is from 2006.

Merton’s abridged version of his recent TV show about silent film comedians amounts to little more than a taster. The films of Arbuckle, Chaplin, Keaton and Laurel & Hardy are gems, and it’s good to watch them with live piano accompaniment and a guffawing crowd. (Miles Fielder)

Assembly Rooms, 226 2428, until 20 Aug, 11am, £12.50-£14 (£11-£12).

This article is from 2006.


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