This article is from 2007.
Taking turns to play stern, deadpan schoolmaster and playful kid, poet-comedian Hegley rhymes and sings his way through a beautifully quirky set. Deceptively innocent wordplay on the daft and surreal – zebras, his Folies Bergere dancer grandma and a vomiting dad – is very popular with children. But unexpected moments of poignancy knock the audience sideways and give his literary nonsense another layer. (Claire Sawers)
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