Two Johnnies Live Upstairs (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Two Johnnies Live Upstairs

Eccentric characters each nook and cranny of French family home

What starts out as an innocuous tour of the family home with a charming French guide slowly descends into a look at an increasingly bizarre world. Encounter a different bunch of eccentric characters in each nook and cranny as reality and madness are intertwined in the disturbed mind of a man for whom onions – and Sean Connery – are everything.

Institut français d’Ecosse, 225 5366, until 26 Aug (not 20 & 21), times vary, £10 (£8).

Two Johnnies live upstairs - Spick and Span - Episode1

Two Johnnies Live Upstairs

  • 3 stars

Remember those Johnnies coming from Brittany with their onions? One of them settled in Randolph Crescent a long time ago. His great grandsons still live there and invite you for a tour of the family house. Ok, we all know it's not true. But what if it had been for real? The storytellers, comedians, musicians, visual…

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