I was pleased to be able to see the Holmberg and Rafman show; especially as it had been featured in The Guardian earlier in the month.

The performance aspect: being greeted with –

Congratulations you are the most recent visitor


was both amusing and a little disconcerting; perhaps even detracting from my experience of the rest of the show as I became a little preoccupied with that phrase. However, that might have been the intention to disturb the “normal” encounter that the viewer as of a show, and it certainly had the overall impact of lifting my spirits.