Laughed Till It Hurt! Faulty Towers Dining Experience at Charing Cross London (May 1, 2016)

The audience laughed so hard all night that everyone’s face hurt by the end of the experience. The performance started in a beautiful room with chandeliers, artful paintings on the wall, and a full bar. Basil enters and asks Manuel to clean the glasses. Manuel starts grabbing eyeglasses off the faces of people in the audience! The crowd erupts in laughter.   “Manuel!” shouts Basil. “Not those glasses! These glasses!” as he holds up an empty drink glass. Basil takes all the eyeglasses from Manuel. “Who has the Ray-Ban Sunglasses? You don’t need these, you are in London!” “Who has the designer glasses? I see you didn’t get a coat to match it!” “Who has the non-designer eye glasses? You can see the future with these!” Basil was fantastic all night with his quick improvisation!

Later on, in the dining room, Basil hands a plate of dinner rolls to Manuel. “Roll on the dinner plate,” he tells him. Manuel looks quite puzzled at first. He is from Barcelona and his English is not so good. He then figures it out and places the plate on the floor. He steps back and looks at the plate. The audience starts a loud drum roll on their tables. Manuel runs and does a somersault on the plate! The audience erupts in cheers and Manuel jumps around in glory! Manuel starts to repeat the process when Basil comes back to stop him. “I meant the bread rolls!” Manuel was fantastic playing the fool all night!

Sybil played the “straight man” perfectly and sharply contrasted the antics of the other two which made the whole performance funnier still. The experience truly did recreate the characters from the show expertly. Even the members of the crowd unfamiliar with the show had a fantastic time. This show is absolutely a must see! Get your tickets now!

Quinn Delaney

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