The Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2012
- Idiots of Ants
The billing for IDIOTS OF ANTS was "the
greatest secret of world war two is about to be revealed" which left
quite me apprehensive during the early stages of this comedy show as I
was expecting one hour of bad World War II gags. Even the audience
around me sat nervously as this quartet of comedians were about to
reveal their secret. Fortunately, I was wrong!
Without spoiling their current show and the
"secret", things definitely started to improve as Elliot Tiney, James
Wrighton, Andrew Spiers and Benjamin Wilson unleash their whacky
collection of British sketches.
Imagine Little Britain meets British University humour and that's what
you can expect in this 60 minute show.
From a hen's night gone wrong
where the bride and her hens drunken night on the town led
them all to sex changes, or a disgustingly provocative swingers
night for ducks and even Where's Wally from Where's Wally fame, their
unpredictable humour will leave you in stitches.
Best of all, some of their humour hits home like a school for upcoming
father's specialising in bad dad jokes from stealing noses to asking
neighbours to mow their grass when they are finished, it's all too true.
Then they do something different such as a musical number with four men
Reminiscent of their Swinger's orgy for
they serenade a member from the audience with the whole audience joining
in, IDIOTS OF ANTS succeeds because Spiers, Tiney, Wilson and Wrighton
seem to be having the time of their that as a result causes you to be
drawn into their infectious humour.
In laymen's term, IDIOTS OF ANTS is