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ROWAN ATKINSON TRIBUTE SHOW

Valentino Arico and Gabriel McCarthy in the ROWAN ATKINSON TRIBUTE SHOW. Pic Susiana Chandra
Valentino Arico and Gabriel McCarthy. Pic Susiana Chandra

On Tuesday night, I took a screechingly funny trip down memory lane. Gabriel McCarthy’s Rowan Atkinson Tribute Show (RATS) was lots of fun, even though I had seen all the material before! The show comprised a collection of about 14 sketches showcasing the superb talents of both McCarthy (as Atkinson) and Valentino Arico as his straight man – an essential character in many of the routines.

Both actors demonstrated strong comic timing, and as the sketches are so cleverly written, they all worked very well!

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