David Hobson and Colin Lane have been friends for 25 years. From vastly different backgrounds, they have observed one another’s worlds and always thought, “Gee, wouldn’t it be nice to have a go at what that other guy does?” So here’s their chance to see whether the grass is a little greener.
It’s a unique and hilarious experiment that promises to enthral and entertain.
In Tails launched in 2016/17 with a selection of shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Festival of Voices, Albury Entertainment Centre, Spiegeltent Hobart and Capital Theatre Bendigo to a resounding applause.
Colin Lane, Comedian/Professional Show Off is best known as the Lano from Lano and Woodley. They’ve won ‘Best in Show’ at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Melbourne Comedy Festival with their last two tours (2006 & 2018) amassing 235,000 ticket sales around the country. Colin has appeared in the production Don’s Party, appeared on TV shows such as QI, Good News Week, Spicks & Specks, Thank God You’re Here, Neighbours, Family Feud and Ready Steady Cook.
David Hobson, tenor & composer, is one of Australia’s best-known Opera performers with a repertoire that spans all styles from Baroque through to Pop and award-winning performances with Opera Australia. He has #1 ARIA albums, leading man in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Follies and Funny Girl. Appeared on Spicks and Specks, Dancing with the Stars, It Takes Two, Presenter on Foxtel’s Studio and since 2017 has been touring the successful production “The 2 Of Us” with Marina Prior.