Comic legends Lano and Woodley reunite for new tour

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 08:02:46 AM. Famed Australian comic duo Lano and Woodley are reuniting more than a decade after they last toured together.
Video: 'It just seems natural to go back and have that fun again,' says Colin Lane (ABC News) Famed Australian comic duo Lano and Woodley are reuniting more than a decade after they last toured together, declaring it part rising phoenix and part "slow-mo Farnsey". Colin Lane and Frank Woodley will return for a national tour next year of their new show Fly, a comedic tribute to the Wright brothers. "It makes a lot of sense to me ... two of the most brilliant inventive minds in history doing a show about the Wright brothers," Woodley joked on News Breakfast. External Link: Lano and Woodley announce their new tour Lane and Woodley shot to fame in the mid-'90s with their slapstick, musical and slightly bonkers stage shows. They then became household names when they were given their own show, which ran from 1997-99. The pair chose to pursue separate careers in 2006 after two decades working alongside each other. External Link: Lano and Woodley show: It's just so exciting Talking together now, however, they still riff on each other in the style that was the hallmark of their on-stage personas. "[Woodley] didn't think that we'd split up," Lane said. "He thought we'd just done a show called Goodbye. And then because I write all the material he thought I'd just had writer's block for 12 years." Lano and Woodley came back together for a special one-off show two years ago for the Melbourne Comedy Festival's 30th birthday gala, and from there the idea of a reunion grew. External Link:...Read more
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