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When Blair Had Bush And Bunga (Bungabunga Productions in association with The Pleasance)

By | Published on Tuesday 18 August 2015

When Blair Had Bush

Every now and then you see a show so poor, so amateurish, so spectacularly devoid of any positive properties, that you have to wonder just how the hell it got made? Dozens of people must have been involved in this production, all of them in possession of eyes, ears and brains, yet at no point did anyone think to point out its many, many flaws. It fails on every level: as satire it’s stale and toothless, thirteen years too late to be topical; as farce, it’s lazy, just a couple of Benny Hill references; and as comedy, it’s simply not funny. The whole thing feels half-hearted, from the poorly written ‘jokes’ to the dreadful ‘acting’. Avoid at all costs.

Pleasance Courtyard, until 31 Aug.
tw rating 1/5 | [Andrew Leask]