Friday, June 22, 2012

Conchords Channel Kenneth Williams

There is just standing room only for the appearance of the New Zealand duo Flight Of The Conchords at the Sydney Opera House on 5th July. Tickets cost $74.45 each and are limited so will go fast : Phone +61 2 9250 7777.

It's taken Conchorders Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement around 15 years to find success in Oz.
They won Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival a decade ago and have appeared twice at the Edinburgh Festival but it was the phenomenal reception of their HBO series in the US, only shown here recently, that has given them a real boost. In between, Bret won an Oscar for his song Man Or Muppet in The Muppet's film

Here is their very funny and popular 'Fouz Da Fafa', a take on French pop songs.
Older Shuttlers may recall a similar style of song by the wonderful late Kenneth Williams of Carry On film fame. Both are below :