Prepare to be duped by Canadian comics Peter Oldring and Pat Kelly as they host the ever-popular satirical program This Is That, a show that has both outraged and delighted Canadians via public radio airwaves since 2010. Canada’s answer to The Onion, This Is That is a current affairs program that doesn’t just talk about the issues, it fabricates them!
Nothing is off-limits: politics, business, culture, justice, science, and religion – if it’s relevant to Canadians, they’ll find out the “This” and the “That” of the story. Discover the latest twist of events and crack-up with laughter all throughout this 100% improvised joyride.
Peter Oldring is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada. He has a starring role in the feature Intern Academy, and also starred in the 2007 film Young People F*cking for which he won a Canadian Comedy Award. He currently stars in the animated series Glenn Martin DDS with Kevin Nelon and Catherine O’Hara.
Pat Kelly’s professional career as a comedian/actor/improviser spans over 15 years. He has appeared on the televised version the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and Late Night with Conan O’Brien, he has co-written and performed in several main stage productions at the Second City in Toronto, Chicago and Los Angeles. He’s also been nominated twice for a Canadian Comedy Award in the categories of improvisation and television performance. Pat has collaborated and performed with the likes of Molly Shannon, Joe Flaherty, Fred Willard, Mark McKinney, Dave Foley, Dan Aykroyd, Sean Cullen, Colin Mochrie, and Dave Thomas.
Ages: All ages