Walkabout: Stuff and Things - Edmond Tahl

Location: UK

Stuff and Things - Edmond TahlImpact Artists   Stuff and Things - Edmond TahlImpact Artists

The Surreal World of EDMOND TAHL
Comedy Walkabout Mime show with soundtrack

Edmond accidentally finds himself trapped in a perpendicular world of absurdity, where the bizarre is always close on his heels. Amidst a reality of swarming angry bees, spaghetti western gun fights, alarm bells, improbably large monsters, ringing telephones, crashing glass, low flying helicopters, packs of hunting hounds, squeaky prams etc etcĶ. he attempts to keep his composure.
The show uses only a remotely controlled amplified suitcase, to combine music sound effects and mime, into an improvisational high energy comedy performance. Edmonds environment provides his props, and his audiences supply his stooges, within his self absorbed world of misfortune and adventure. The show mischievously plays with cultural and social conventions and etiquette, whilst it also uses soundscape illusions to deceive its audiences making for an exceptionally personal, emotional and engaging performance.

Each show is written for and tailored to each venue in advance, and due to the vast and ever growing library of sound effects, it is adaptable to almost any situation or environment. Poor weather is not a problem either as Edmond has many sound effects to use with or without his umbrella. Often described as one of the best walkabouts on the circuit, this is a very successful show that always receives much praise and appreciation. Bookings as of 2008 have taken Edmond to England, N. Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, France, Dubai, all types of festivals and events, department stores, station platforms, dinners, escalators, shopping centres, galleries, portaloos, bridges, and hedges. The photographs here are a simple indication of what can be expected from intimate moments excessively slurping coffee in a bar, to 200 people waiting for a pin to drop !

Normal show running time is 30 minutes, and 3 shows a day.

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Press Credits:
"I got more feedback about him than anyone else" Cat Lorrigio (Festival Director) Winchester Hat Fair 2001
"One of the best shows I've seen this year" John Peel (TV & Radio Broadcaster) Glastonbury Festival 2003
"Edmond Tahl was a monster hit during last years International Festival of Glass"
Janine Christley (Festival Director) Stourbridge International festival of glass 2005.
Many thanks for bringing smiles to so many faces Kathryn McDowell, Festival Director, City of London Festival 2005