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“The Balloon Debate”; a comedy set 2,000 feet above East Anglia, on a balloon trip with a difference.

It centres around Gary (Glyn Doggett), whose plans for a romantic date in a hot-air balloon backfire when his girlfriend pulls out at the last minute, roping in his cynical best friend Dan (David Ephgrave) as a reluctant
replacement. Things start badly - with Dan struggling to remain patient in the face of Gary's many-varying neuroses - but are soon to get much worse when, half an hour into the flight, their idiotic and inept pilot
(Calogero Tumminello) falls out of the basket.


Despite the limited space (everything takes place in a 5' x 5' wicker basket) “The Balloon Debate” still features all the different styles – including visual, physical and subtle character-based comedy – that
have made Doggett and Ephgrave such a growing favourite of the 'YouTube Generation'.

Written by Glyn Doggett and David Ephgrave
Directed by Glen Davies


The Balloon Debate
Latest Dates

Dates: Wednesday 4th and Wednesday 11th November 2009
Venue: The Market Theatre, Hitchin
Time: 8.00pm
Tickets: £10

TO BOOK, EITHER PHONE THE MARKET THEATRE BOX OFFICE ON (01462) 433553, OR VISIT WWW.MARKETTHEATRE.CO.UK.

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A few online comments on Doggett & Ephgrave:

“Abstract and genius, as always”.
“That. Was. AMAZING”.
“Best comic creation since Hugh Dennis invented Mr Strange”
“...Doggett is like a young Michael Palin...”
“You crazy bastards! I love it!”
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