The original team behind 2004 West End hit Round the Horne … Revisited are reuniting for two weeks only this month at London’s White Bear Theatre to try out a brand-new stage show based on the 1960s radio classic.
Megan Gogerty pauses for the same amount of time between each joke. Her routine has a very rigid structure – comment, joke, pause, repeat. It’s too prescriptive to allow the laughs to settle in and is off-putting.
This two-woman show is written and presented by the talented Serafina Salvador, and tells, in a highly original way, the story of one woman’s first-hand experience of the banking world on the eve of the Lehman Brothers meltdown in 2008.
As a comedian, Tamar Broadbent is gorgeously awkward and real. Her brand of musical comedy may not deal with the big social, political or economic issues going on in the world today, but that makes it no less relevant to a millennial audience.