DAVID CURRY of Billingham wins a tray of Pukka Pies for telling us that Boro fans have gone camply
Abba for Alfonso Alves at Anfield this week.
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.
The actor takes a while to ease into the intimate confines of the Donmar, presenting the Maniac as less a whirling dervish than a camply
presentational and writhing one.
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.