Siblings: Acting Out, the sketch double-act made up of real-life sisters, Marina and Madeleine Bye, begin their show in darkness, their faces lit only by handheld torches. It’s a deliberately melodramatic start, which dissolves into silliness within moments as we hear the inner thoughts of each sister in turn. It’s a very clever opening, serving to clearly differentiate the two women and to establish their respective on-stage personas quickly and efficiently.

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