Marcel Lucont - Gallic Symbol
Winner Best Comedy, Perth Fringe World Awards 2013
Winner Best Comedy, Weekly Award, Adelaide Fringe 2013
Winner Amused Moose Laughter Award 2012
Nominated for the Chortle Best Character Comedian 2013
Nominated for the Best International Show Award at NZ Comedy Festival 2012
Nominated for the Best Comedy Award - Fringe World 2012
Witty, acerbic Frenchman seeks audience for one hour only for fun, adventure, maybe something more. Must have own underwear and socks and breath, but be prepared to have these charmed off, laughed off and taken away respectively.
The show features the usual superb blend of chansons (including the instant classic Continental Breastfest), poetry (an exclusive reading from his new collection Sex And Secularity) and some translated teenage diary readings.
Monsieur Lucont will also be dabbling with some new musical styles, and attempting some character comedy, in the form of an English character he has been working on.
All-in-all as much a treat for regular Marcellites as for newcomers to Monsieur Lucont's oeuvre; prepare to be charmed by this Frenchman regardless of your gender and sexual preference.
Marcel has toured the world with his dry wit, bawdy chansons and exquisite sex poetry. He has played the Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival, New Zealand Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Great Britain, Singapore, Amsterdam, Croatia, Vietnam, Slovenia and Jersey. Marcel's book “What We French Think of You British (And Where You Are Going Wrong)” was released last year.
«««««Definitely one to see
«««««Consistently brilliant... An essential Fringe show
««««Those of us who have had the pleasure of Marcel Lucont know that it is something you do not forget in a hurry
««««As effortless and smooth as a fine silky brie
««««Excellent…a talent for comic misdirection
««««Hilarious…hilarious…funny…hilarious…makes it seem so effortless
««««Wonderful French wit... His elegant, sardonic turns of phrase are an utter joy... Superb stuff Time Out
Fresh, accessible and hilarious The Guardian (UK)
Inspired… Brilliantly brusque routines Chortle
Top 25 Best Rated Comedy Shows, Fringe 2011 British Comedy Guide
Fringe Benefits' Emma Maguire reviews Gallic Symbol at Adelaide Fringe 2013 here