Brokeback Britain

An Australian and an American talk about what they like about living in Britain (drinking and sex) and about what they dislike (almost everything else).

Australian Pete Jonas and American Erich McElroy moved independently to the UK six years ago. After meeting up by accident, they decided to create a stand-up comedy act to express their feelings about this country. Brokeback Britain is a tribute to their new home.

Much of their show is a good-humoured attack on the failings of Britain, particularly the food, transport system, weather, queuing, TV and the service industry. Most of their comments went down well with the large, appreciative audience. There are things they do love about Britain, however, such as its binge drinking and casual sex culture. “It’s relatively easy to pull here”, says Jonas. “Particularly if quality isn’t an issue”.

About from complaining about Britain they also cover the war on terror, Fox News, citizen tests and their ex-girlfriends. A very entertaining act.

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A comedy show about two men coming to terms with living in Britain as foreigners.

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