In his playful 2003 Split Sides
, Cunningham deployed chance procedures more than usual.
Counsellors reported queues as defeated punters required treatment for post-traumatic result disorder, but of course the bookie chappies were laughing, so much so that three were treated for split sides
at York General, while you couldn't hire a forklift for love nor money as the old enemy brought in the heavy-lifting gear to get the cash off the course.
``I've only got the tiniest smattering of musical knowledge, '' says the comedian who has split sides
at the Edinburgh and Melbourne festivals and won Bafta and British Comedy awards for his playful puns and visual hilarity.
At the beginning of his company's first-ever UK tour ten days ago Londonaudiences saw his recent piece Split Sides
, a collaboration with British and Icelandic art rockers Radiohead and Sigur Ros.
This season his company will perform a repertory representing 50 prolific years, including the new work Split Sides
and How to Pass, Fall, Kick, and Run, a 1965 work with music by Cunningham's longtime partner, John Cage.