Dan Leno

Dan Leno was the most famous entertainer of his time. Not only did he sell out London’d West End for months at a time (often playing 2 venues) but he also invented the Pantomime Dame and stand up comedy.
Sadly, at the peak of his fame he passed away in an asylum just a few years before film and the Hollywood industry emerged.

We decided to give Dan one last tread of the boards and found some wax recordings of his performances, hired the UK’s best historical comedy actor and combined the motion with lip-syncing software.

This, ladies and gentleman, is Dan’s (virtually) last performance.