Gamarjobat

A Shut Up Comedy From Japan

The Slammer Returns

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013

The Slammer Returns

Following their epic escape in 2008, Gamarjobat have found themselves back in the slammer. Once again they will have to impress the powers that be sufficiently to win their freedom. Find out if they manage by tuning in to CBBC on Friday 11th October at 5:30PM

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The List Review

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013

The List Review

Gamarjobat (ga-ma-jo-bat) Rock Out! (4 stars) Mime, magic and tomfoolery showcased in a pretty tidy hour of great fun Written by: Marissa Burgess It doesn’t feel like the Fringe if you haven’t seen Edinburgh regulars and mohawk-sporting Japanese clowns Gamarjobat – even if it’s just doing their shopping on Nicholson Street. It’s one of those rare Fringe shows where it...

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Metropolis interview

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013

Metropolis interview

Mime duo jacks Tokyo By: Dan Grunebaum | Aug 2, 2013 Japanese acts that first find success abroad often then have to convince domestic audiences to reimport them in a bit of legerdemain called gyakuyunyu. Something of a fallacy exists that overseas acclaim immediately translates to success here as well. “We are originally from Tokyo, but ended up performing overseas a lot,” Ketch! (the...

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Three Weeks Review

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013

Three Weeks Review

Monday 19 August 2013 | By Alice Harrold The hijinks of this mohawked duo Ketch and Hiropon from Japan make for an hour of hilarious fun for all the family or anyone just looking for some light-hearted humour. Gamarjobat are known at the Fringe for their popular performances of mime, physical theatre and general shenanigans. Having come back to the location of their big break after five sell-out...

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The Times review

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013

The Times review

Success abroad has made this Japanese physical duo bigger names on the international festivals circuit than they are at home. But what’s such a joy about their largely wordless capering is how much sense it makes to all ages, all nationalities, all creeds — yes, even the have-no-time-for-mime creed. They don’t need words to chide us for our ho-hum applause when they come on – they can mock our...

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