Though vanishing, he sees the same anarchic spirit of ventriloquism
in many of today's TV shows and movies--including some of his own.
The real turning point was when I was given a book on ventriloquism
by the legendary Ray Alan," he says.
He phased out the magic and brought in ventriloquism
, having been obsessed with the Muppets and Sesame Street.
HE'S already entertained royalty and VIP guests with his mix of ventriloquism
and stand-up comedy.
It was there that she was introduced to ventriloquism
by the late Ken Campbell and found an affinity with the art form.
Xu Mingfu, 53, who first learned ventriloquism
five years ago in Beijing, likes to imitate birds and he is even trying to follow their eating habits, reports China Daily.
The former Tesco manager's mix of gospel magic, ventriloquism
with George his dummy and Rolf Harris-style sketchboard is very much a full-time career.
The show is described as a hotchpotch of stand-up, sketches and variety, all of which rely heavily on the use of ventriloquism
The film show was followed by a 40-minute show for children, including magic, a shadow play and ventriloquism
, by troupe member Prahlada Acharya.
Australian 'unusualist' Raymond Crowe artfully blends visual comedy, ventriloquism
, shadow puppetry and magic, while unique British comedy act Howard Read performs with his animated sidekick to form Big Howard and Little Howard.
The droll bird offered brilliant ventriloquism
from talented Wink Taylor, playing Muddles, who also did some good impressions.
Campbell likes the history of theatre, be it ventriloquism
, clowning or pure comedy.
And so it goes, with each puppet wittily advancing another chapter in the dark history of ventriloquism
There are sections of "The LP Show" devoted to such minigenres as Christian ventriloquism
, trucker/CB songcraft, and Rupert Pupkin-esque fellows on their own labels.
Dallas-born Dunham began ventriloquism
in 1970 at the age of eight, when his parents gave him a dummy for Christmas.