Man looking serious yet silly with a red headband on his head, wearing a black singlet with a bullet belt slung over his shoulder, felxing his right arm, which also has a small bullet belt wrapped around his bi-cep. In his left arm he holds a cute, light brown fluffy dog.
Man wearing a red handband, black singlet, black tight pants with black boots and a bullet belt slung across his chest. He is yelling and holding a mimed machine gun.
Man with a red headband on ducking down in long grass, holding a chainsaw.


Comedy • Physical Theatre
South Australia

Sam Dugmore (The Latebloomers Scotland! & The Bakers) is locked and loaded as one of the greatest action heroes of all time, MANBO.

MANBO must un-earth his ruthless man skills to confront his greatest nemesis...himself. A deadly mission filled with calamity, 80's workout montage, explosions, evil Russians, suppressed raw emotion, and a dog called Fluffy.
One-man vs himself.

Join Sam for a high-energy, rip-roaring physical comedy that will blow your socks off and leave you wanting more!

WINNER of BEST COMEDY Weekly Award Adelaide Fringe 2021
WINNER of BEST NEWCOMER Sydney Comedy Festival 2021

★★★★★ "A masterclass on how to engage an audience through the power of pure silliness.” The Advertiser 
★★★★★ "Dugmore is superb! His mastery of physical comedy is magnificent.” GLAM Adelaide

Winner Edinburgh Fringe Award presented by Arts South Australia 2022

Presented by: Samuel Dugmore

Sam has a Bachelor of Creative Arts majoring in Performance from the University of Wollongong in NSW, Australia.
He spent three years touring educational shows Australia-wide with theatre company Brainstorm Productions and has worked extensively in film and television. Sam is also a member of The Latebloomers, an international company of performers from the UK, Sweden, and Australia who met at the Jacques Lecoq International Theatre School in Paris. Their work draws on their training in physical theatre, clown and mime.

Jess Clough-MacRae is a British/New Zealand Lecoq-trained performer, director, and movement director currently based in Adelaide. She founded the award-winning Clownfish Theatre and has toured their award-winning show Attenborough and his Animals to sell-out audiences.