Australian comic now residing in London
How do you describe comedy that involves bad rock eisteddfod dancing with a garbage bag for a costume and a finale of Jesuit foot bathing live on stage?
Asher"s comedy is part sideshow part bad acid trip part high culture. His comedy has gained critical acclaim locally and overseas and now the young Australian has flown the coop for the glowing shores of the UK. Asher"s comedy is, what we now know as 1 pound shop acid comedy, be prepared to slide completely off the reservation!
2005 Age Newspaper Critics choice award special commendation, Melbourne International
Comedy Festival 2005 for "Wild Duck"
2003 Special Commendation, Melbourne Fringe Festival in comedy category for On Wild Duck.
Derek Ives and Asher Treleaven are gloriously odd, and rather than perform sketches their unfurls like an unending hallway carpet of curiosity
. Delightful The Age, Fiona Scott Norman 2003
The show at times feels almost hallucinatory. Its inventive, curious and original The Herald Sun, Michael Ward 2004
"Check any ideas about a cerebral night of thought-provoking comedy at the door, and you"ll find this is possibly the single funniest moment of the festival." Steve Bennet Chortle.co.uk 2005
They"ve got less linear narrative than David Lynch and more shiny stuff to chase about and destroy than a kitten on Christmas Day. Helen Razer The Age 2005.