Review: Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre – Minging Detectives

Review: Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre - Minging Detectives

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre

The Gilded Balloon is the home once again for the Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre.  This mad-capped hour of sock puppetry serves up a hilarious segment of madcap entertainment, courtesy of Kev F Sutherland.

This year’s outing was under the banner of ‘Minging Detectives’, which engaged the audience to a no-holds-barred comedic hour of reflective references to TV police characters and comedic banter from days gone by.

As a gangster and a detective, the Socks truly captivated the attentive audience with their songs, puns and often amusing and chaotic storyline.  The wit and charm did at times achieve a buttock clenched audience reeling with a spin on ‘My Brother’ with a jihadist Sock.  This being said, Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre rarely disappoints. Yes, you must expect near to the bone humour, but this is complemented by the entertaining quick-fire puns and hilarious audience engagement from the extremely talented Sutherland and of course those rather wicked and gifted Socks!

4stars

Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre – Minging Detectives, Gilded Balloon, 5-30 August, 10.30pm.

SteveIrving

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