Australian comedian and satirist and the genius behind Dame Edna Everage and Sir Les Patterson.
Archive :: production:T0125769211, comedy:S61156194, venue:V398
Barry Humphries' Silent Comedy Spectacular
A trio of silent comedies from comedy giants Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Laurel & Hardy, will be presented by multi-award winning, critically acclaimed performer, writer and silent comedy aficionado, Barry Humphries and guests plus live orchestra. Experience the thrill of Buster Keaton's most famous, and most dangerous, stunt, the house fall, in the outstanding comedy masterpiece STEAMBOAT BILL JR (1927). Presented on a vast HD screen, the movie will be accompanied live by The Bristol Ensemble, who will perform the London premiere of a new score composed and conducted by maestro Carl Davis. Plus you'll have the chance to enjoy short comedies from Laurel & Hardy and Charlie Chaplin.