Finally, the global physical comedy sensation are back, and this time they are determined to join the rock'n'roll hall of fame. These guys have been wowing audiences all over the world, from China to Broadway, with their unique and hilarious silent double act. Their shows are truly universal and appeal to every age group. A Fringe sell-out, always to rave reviews: let Gamarjobat rock your world! As seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4. Sell-out Fringe shows 2004, 2005, 2007. 'Cartoon characters come to life' (New York Times). 'Utterly mesmerising' (Telegraph). 'A physical comedy masterclass' (Guardian).
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Japanese comedy sensation Gamarjobat finally return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a brand new show, and this time they are determined to join the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. Join them on their journey, as their delightful fast paced comedy takes a musical diversion while attempting to perform classics; from the The Rolling Stones to Michael Jackson.
Gamarjobat, (pronounced Ga-ma-jo-bat, which actually means 'hello' in Georgian) stormed onto the Fringe in 2004 with Boxer, their take on the Rocky story. Ketch! (red mohican) and HIRO-PON (yellow mohican) have turned silent comedy into an art form that completely transcends all cultural and language boundaries. Their work is an ingeniously packaged mixture of clever, free-flowing mime and gentle acrobatics all wrapped up with a generous helping of wonderfully tongue in cheek humour. Their shows are truly universal and appeal to every age group.
Gamarjobat have won numerous UK awards including: the Dubble Act Award, The Tap Water Award and the Brighton Festival Award for Best International Act. In the UK they and have appeared on Blue Peter and The Paul O'Grady Show and Comedy Rocks with Jason Manford. The starred the BBC's BAFTA winning The Slammer and Ketch and HIRO-PON Get It On!, on BBC Three.
Gamarjobat are one of the few acts that can truly claim to being a global sensation, having performed from Broadway to China in 43 countries over the last decade. A Fringe sell-out, always to rave reviews - let Gamarjobat rock your world!