Liv Morris and George Heyworth are London-based writers and performers who formed critically acclaimed musical satire act Bourgeois & Maurice in 2007.
As Bourgeois & Maurice they have performed at the Royal Opera House, Southbank Centre and Sadler’s Wells and regularly appear at Soho Theatre in London. They have produced and toured seven full-length theatre shows; Social Work (2009), Shedding Skin (2010), Can’t Dance (2010), Fa La La La La / Started A Band (2011), Sugartits (2012) and Middle of the Road with David Hoyle (2014), as well as curating and hosting their own mixed-bill night Shindig. Currently they are on tour with their Edinburgh Fringe hit How to Save the World Without Really Trying (2016).
Liv and George are currently working on a seed commission of a musical for Birmingham Rep, called Graham Price Superstar – their first co-written theatre work for other characters. They are Associate Research Fellows at Birkbeck, University of London.
Reviews for How to Save the World Without Really Trying at Edinburgh Fringe 2016:
Top 20 best-reviewed comedy show at Edinburgh Fringe 2016 according to British Comedy Guide.
★★★★★ “Clever, spiky and humane” The Scotsman
★★★★★ “Ridiculously funny…razor sharp social political satire” Scotsgay
★★★★★ “Joyful and exuberant” One4Review
★★★★★ “Slashes the zeitgeist with viciously funny sardonism and glittering sheen” GrumpyGayCritic.com
★★★★ “Bringing the Weimar cabaret tradition of satire and flamboyance bang up to date” The List
★★★★ “Black, kitschy, current and witty, this is a sublime show” The Skinny
★★★★ “Dazzling. You might want to bring your shades” ” Fest
Previous Bourgeois & Maurice reviews:
★★★★ “A gloriously sarcastic hymn to our need, greater than ever, for alternatives” The Guardian on Middle of the Road (2015)
★★★★ “It’s hard to think of any other act delivering such clever, funny and sharp material” Time Out on Sugartits (2012)
★★★★ “Divine” Metro on Sugartits (2012)
★★★★ “Witheringly sharp and pointedly British” The Independent on Can’t Dance (2010)
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