Bob Downe: 20 Golden Greats (2 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Bob Downe: 20 Golden Greats

Lively hour of high camp, but with only a handful of gags

Celebrating his 20th Fringe anniversary, Aussie polyester sensation Downe presents his usual shtick of fine-voiced covers of popular song, high camp, face-pulling and silly dancing interspersed with DVD giveaways and quiz questions. It’s a lively hour but one sadly without much substance and with only a handful of gags. For hardcore Downe fans only.

Gilded Balloon Teviot, 622 6552, until 29 Aug (not 16, 25), 8pm, £12–£14 (£10.50–£12.50).

Bob Downe: 20 Golden Greats

  • 2 stars

He's back! Australia's clown prince of polyester returns for his 14th Edinburgh Fringe. Born 1984, still going strong, Mark Trevorrow's musical comedy creation is as fresh and funny as ever. And this time he's solo - just the way you like him. ‘20 Golden Greats’ is the show where you'll come in humming the tunes. Answer…

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