Following sell-out tours of Europe, five-star reviews and standing ovations under its belt, Australia’s hit Gourmet Show has returned.
Featuring all the best gags and a great meal, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a loosely scripted, pitch-perfect “13th episode” of the TV series which develops the characters made famous by John Cleese, Prunella Scales and Andrew Sachs.
The fun starts as the audience is called to be seated in the restaurant of the Fawlty Towers hotel, and it hurtles along for the next two hours as Sybil, Basil and Manuel serve the meal.
Basil is manic, Sybil domineering, and Manuel of course is hopelessly language-challenged. Everything that can wrong does in some beautifully controlled chaos. Just don’t mention the war!
Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a site-specific, “total immersion” piece of interactive comedy theatre performed in a restaurant: the audience are the diners and the cast their warring waiters. It provides two hours of face-aching fun as well as a fabulous two- or three-course meal.
Born in Australia in 1997, the show continues to tour Australia and Europe throughout 2010:
At the Adelaide Fringe, March 5-19 at the Old Adelaide Inn, 160 OConnell Street, North Adelaide.
– 13 dinner performances 5-19 March (excl. 9th and 15th).
– 4 weekend lunchtime performances on 6, 7, 13 and14 March.
At the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, April 1-18 at The Aegean Restaurant, 19 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy.
– 16 evening performances 1-18 April (excl. 7th and 14th)
– 6 lunch performances on 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 and 18 April
DETAILS // Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
Tickets are $75 for evening performances (includes 3-course dinner and 2hr show); and $65 for lunchtime performances (includes 2-course lunch and 2hr show). 1300 308 193 and www.interactivetheatre.com.au for more info