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Friday, February 18, 2022


(Aaron Mcilroy & Lisa Bobbert)

High-energy Durban comedy couple powerhouse, Aaron Mcilroy and Lisa Bobbert, present a fabulous fun frolic which comes to Seabrooke’s Theatre at DHS from February 24 until March 13, 2022 - for “laughs so large they can only be captured by satellite image”.

If there was ever a time when laughter was needed it is now and this husband-and-wife team deliver to the max in this side-splitting new production.

Deftly directed and choreographed by the irrepressible Daisy Spencer, Go Big! promises “laughs are bigger than your lockdown lard!”

“Aaron Mcilroy and Lisa Bobbert, multiple-award-winners both, never fail to raise a good belly-laugh or two. Their performances in Go Big! proves no exception,” enthuses Billy Suter in his SoSuterBill review.

“Directed with a sense of mischief and also deftly choreographed by Daisy Spencer, who has fashioned the duo’s last few shows, Go Big! is loosely hung on a theme of arts activism. However, the new show, not unexpectedly, ricochets in all directions. It offers the team’s trademark collage of quirky sketches, some song and dance, and characters which appear in a colourful parade of wigs and costumes.

“Go Big! is a jumble of silliness and unpredictability, the programme including a funny nod to Dirty Dancing, a spot of drag, some flamenco dance and an Abba medley. We are also treated to a lyrically altered rendition of Big Spender performed by Mcilroy’s most popular character, Durban Indian VJ, who draws laughter aplenty during a comedy routine that takes many turns in direction. Fans will lap it up!” says Suter.

The show features songs associated with The Divinyls, Simply Red, Eric Carmen, MC Hammer and Pitbull; Queen’s The Show Must Go On, Alphaville hit, Big in Japan and Black Eyed Peas’ Let’s Get It Started. Go Big! is a great way to start the new year with a steady grin.

This is the third instalment brought to you by the all-star comedy trio of Mcilroy, Bobbert and Spencer following Bloopers and Family Therapy.

Tickets from R150 to R180 available through

Seabrooke’s Theatre is situated at DHS in St Thomas Road, Musgrave. Contact on 031 277 1500 or fax 031 277 1555 or visit