A comedian and an opera singer’s worlds collide!
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’ was first launched in 2016/17 with a selection of shows at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Festival of Voices – Theatre Royal Hobart, Albury Entertainment Centre, Spiegeltent Hobart and Capital Theatre Bendigo to a resounding applause.
Comedian/professional show off he is best known as the Lano from Lano and Woodley, Australia’s most beloved comedy duo. He has made numerous TV appearances on Good News Week, Spicks and Specks, Welcher & Welcher, Thank God You’re Here, Neighbours, All Star Family Feud, Show Me the Movie!, The Circle and hosted Ready Steady Cook (2011-2013).
Tenor and composer, is one of Australia’s best-known operatic, concert and stage performers, with a repertoire that spans the gamut of musical styles from Baroque through to Pop. Beginning his career in rock and jazz bands, David’s potential as a ‘classical’ singer was discovered by the Victoria State Opera in the 1980s. Since then he has gone on to become a highly regarded classical performer, major recording artist, frequent television performer on shows like Carols By Candlelight, Spicks and Specks, Dancing With the Stars, presenter on Foxtel’s Studio and, most recently, a music theatre leading man in shows such as Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Follies and Funny Girl.