JEFF DUNHAM Hamer Hall, season closed Daniel Ziffer Reviewer
Jeff Dunham gives a lesson in comedy for dummies, writes Louise Schwartzkoff. In the pantheon of artists, ventriloquists get almost as much respect as mimes, circus freaks and jelly wrestlers. There is something ridiculous, worrying even, about adults who chat to dummies.
The ancient art of ventriloquism has been exploited not just by witches, Delphic oracles and club entertainers with dummies.
This cocktail of RSL routines and psychosexual imagery is excellent, writes Jim Schembri. LIPS. The Universal. Until 21 April. VENTRILOQUISTS have always had trouble with their dummies. So, too, have audiences, and often for the same reasons. The force of personality emanating from a glorif