buffoonery


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THE SPOOKY MEN'S CHORALE Quirky folk, genial buffoonery and more than a few laughs are on the cards with the Aussie singers at Glasgow's Cottiers Theatre tonight.
No doubt, it'd be Ballers, a new show from HBO that features all the beach-side T-and-A of the former, and the buffoonery of the latter, in telling the zany tale of a constellation of former and current football players who are essentially bad boys with hearts of gold.
It is not the first time his mouth has run ahead of his brain -- and it is probably the surest reason why his blowhard buffoonery will be dismissed by all but the most right-wing of Republican supporters.
By the 15th century, the practice arose of inserting unscripted buffoonery into performances of religious plays.
The New Statesman Spitting Image's latex Tory buffoonery made flesh, this broad but scathing political satire gave Rik Mayall his greatest scenerychewing role as the scheming Conservative MP Alan B'stard.
The mix of raucous buffoonery and violent mayhem isn't exactly seamless, and the laugh-out-loud moments come with conspicuously less frequency during a third act that suggests a rough draft for "Bad Boys 3.
Second, I discovered that I missed that buffoonery unique to Anglican prelates and divines; I daresay that inimitable figure, the Archbishop of Canterbury gave me more belly laughs than any poor sod trying to perform stand-up comedy.
Balctheerzak then examines the "whitefacing" of the nebbish Eddie Cantor, Jack Benny's mastery of the moderate and meditative voice in a world gone mad, Laurel and Hardy and heterosexual brotherhood, military disservice on the parts of a number of stars, and the almost universal commitment to going beyond buffoonery to make the point.
The only significance you can attach to Greg Dyke's throat-slitting gesture is it was another reminder that the new FA chairman can lapse into buffoonery.
Director Peter Rowe allowed plenty of scope for comic buffoonery by giving the mechanicals' musical playlet an enhanced role, with the playful Potts taking full advantage to steal the show.
All the bumbling buffoonery is completely contrived.
Unlike the comical bit of six-yard box buffoonery that his miscontrol reminded me of.
Britain's most irrepressible innkeeper will be serving up his premier brew of ale-inspired acumen and bar-room buffoonery at Huddersfield Town Hall next month.
Traditionally performed at Christmas, with family audiences - a pantomime is a popular form of theatre, incorporating song, dance, buffoonery, slapstick, cross-dressing, in-jokes, topical references, audience participation, and mild sexual innuendo
You have to come prepared to watch the VS fashion show, because there's plenty of folks out there who play for keeps and they won't tolerate your buffoonery.