Theatre Review: The Mystery Of Irma Vep

Theatre Review: The Mystery Of Irma Vep

By RELIC BLEDNUN   The Mystery Of Irma Vep / Directed by Elizma Badenhorst / Pieter Torien’s Montecasino Theatre, Fourways, Johannesburg   The Mystery Of Irma Vep is, by design, a ridiculous piece of theatre. It’s written for two actors of the same gender,...
Opinion: Going Around A-Goon, Or Show Me The Funny

Opinion: Going Around A-Goon, Or Show Me The Funny

By JOHN ELLIS   It’s a sign of our ever-deepening cultural poverty that I’d have to explain what I mean by ‘The Goons’. I’m talking, of course, of the one-and-only, groundbreaking, anarchic, pioneering, standard-setting Goon Show. The BBC radio comedy of the...