Date and place tbc
Following the runaway success
Q & A with Boris Johnson
and Donald Trump
The Boris Johnson
Celebrity guests include:
Donald Trump the future president of America
and leader of the Free World
"the funniest show in Edinburgh"
"a more convincing Boris Johnson than Boris Johnson"
Fringe Review (published September 5, 2016 by Paul Levy)
Exactly as it says on the tin, Jack Klaff animates Boris Johnson and Donald Trump in an hour-
But the stage-
He looks like both of them. Both characterisations are more than enough for us to suspend our disbelief. Here we have them: Johnson and Trump on stage, in conversation with the audience and wrestling with each other – verbally and, at one point, physically.
This is a successfully realised hour, entertaining, informative, disturbing and engaging. Klaff makes both characters appear ridiculous, shrewd, occasionally admirable (or at least understandable) but most of all he creates a bit of a spectacle – a performer, often chatting near light speed, pulling morsels of one-
On the evening I attended, the questions from the audience were intelligent and well thought out, and as the hour progressed, audience members joined in more, feeding questions that pushed Klaff to flesh out the conversation further and aided the flow of the dialogue. We learned more of this twosome, whose common ground is not only the shade of their hair, but also their view of leadership and of we, the people.
There's more than enough here afor a highly entertaining, informative and uncomfortable (for all the right reasons) encounter with Boris Johnson and Donald Trump. Get your questions ready for this Prime Minister and U.S President in-