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zazU – A Fête Worse Than Death (zazU Comedy)

By | Published on Thursday 20 August 2015


zazU invite you into their parallel world, conveniently also named zazU, where the village fête is on soon, and both singing and bare feet are illegal. That sums up the sort of territory we’re entering here. A fast hour of bizarre sketch comedy, with some supremely tasteless jokes, zazU’s show builds a web of recurring, intertwining characters and situations. Gradually you realise it’s developing a twisted, ridiculous narrative, and as the minutes rack up you’ll start asking yourself if zazU have any chance – or intention – of pulling all these strands together. Answer: yes. Taking refuge in abject silliness, they just about pull it off. Weird, ridiculous, borderline offensive – if none of these things bother you, you’ll have a great time.

Pleasance Courtyard, until 31 Aug.
tw rating 4/5 | [Jon Stapley]