Gamarjobat

A Shut Up Comedy From Japan

The Guardian, August 2004 Review

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Gamarjobat The Guardian, August 2004 The first 10 minutes of Gamarjobat are a physical comedy masterclass. Like a Japanese Men in Coats, this double act (their names are Ketch and Hiropon) have made vaudevillian silent comedy their own. There’s the routine with the stationary suitcase; there’s business with disappearing thumbs and stretched limbs. There are doctored props, and a...

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Festival Metro, August 2004 Review

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The Pleasure is All Mime Festival Metro, August 2004 One of the pleasing inconsistencies of the Fringe is the disparity between the many non English-speaking punters and the number of shows they’d actually be able to understand. (Beckett. say, can be tricky enough with English as a first language.) In the past few years though, this has begun to shift and Gamarjobat is a prime example....

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The Scotsman, August 2004 Review

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Duo mime a rich seam of comic gold The Scotsman, August 2004 THIS is a show to fall in love with. Gamarjobat is irresistibly, endearingly funny and undoubtedly the most skilled and clever comedy in Edinburgh. It is unique, in that it will appeal to anyone and everyone who goes to see it. That aside, it has no boundaries – and it has no words. I hesitate to use the “M” word to...

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Three Weeks, August 2006 Review

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Gamarjobat (Ga-Ma-Jo-Bat) Three Weeks, August 2006 I’ve tried, and I’m certain that there’s no real way to convey in words just how fantastic this show is. To describe it as ‘entertaining’ wouldn’t do it justice. Following two years of sell out shows at the fringe, Gamarjobat are back, in a bigger venue, with a show so marvellous that I’m seriously...

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