The lavish Jonathon Mayor camply
compered with more than a dash of gold glitter, while acts such as vampress Rosie Lugosi, fire dancers The Cathouse Bells and slapstick male burlesque performer, Carrington
But it was camply
comic,occasionally serious -though the overacted comedy rather overtook the proceedings.
Delivering every cockneyfied vowel and camply
staggering with faded grace as if he's survived on a diet of Jack Daniel's and hallucinogens his entire life, Depp takes the salty sea dog caricature to new levels of hilarity.
Still, I liked McGregor's convincing performance - he even runs camply
- and there are enough funny lines to keep us mildly entertained.
When it does there's plenty of fun to be had, particularly at the hands of the impish Schofield, while Roy Brandon provides a camply
funny foil as the Wirral worm that turns.
Kate Bosworth is suitably spiky as a Lois Lane abandoned for five years by the love of her life, while a bald Kevin Spacey goes wonderfully over the top as camply
evil Lex Luthor.
Marc Wootton is brilliant as the camply
neurotic spoof spiritualist who, with the aid of Sheba (his dead Alsatian that used to belong to his dead dad), contacts the other world in front of an unsuspecting audience.