Interrupt the Routine takes a trip back in time to the 1940s, where their broadcast of a new radio play
Rarely can a show make one laugh so hard and for such a long period of time.
The actors perform hysterical scenes in front of their mics, as they all play multiple characters in many different voices that really exhibit their remarkable talents. Slapstick and gesture enhance the buzz of energy on stage and the longer we watch, the more chaos we see as the performers dive from mic to mic. The energy and activity is so exciting that our eyes dart across the stage, every second seeing something new. All we can do is look and laugh along with glee.
The further into calamity we fall, the funnier it gets. The company are clearly masters of wit from the sophisticated comedy of manners at the start and progressing into Pythonesque silliness by the end. Yet amongst all of this humour, the show captures the essence of the the 1940s brilliantly, from the impeccable accents right down to the primitive sound effects.
Rarely can a show make one laugh so hard and for such a long period of time. The Gin Chronicles is overflowing with tip top British wit and all there is left to say is simply tally ho, pip pip and Bob's your uncle! A ruddy good show all round.