Police Cops

31 Jan - 1 Feb


PRESENT DAY (1976). Straight-laced rookie Police Cop Jimmy Johnson is out to avenge his brother’s death, and (with the help of his new partner) he’s got to go it alone!

Teamed up with a disgraced, retired renegade named Harrison, the pair begin to unearth the soily secrets that the case holds. Police Cops is a cinematic joyride, speeding down Adventure Avenue in a souped-up squad car. Oh, and did I mention...the steering wheel is made out of guns.

Returning from complete sell out runs at the Soho Theatre, The Cape Town Fringe 2016 and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016, Police Cops' (formally known as The Pretend Men) critically acclaimed, multi award-winning comedy blockbuster returns once more for an action packed hour of adrenaline fuelled physical comedy, cinematic style and uncompromising facial hair. 


Quotes & Reviews


★★★★★ "Unbeatable physical cop parody" The Stage

★★★★★ “The juggernaut of cheesy parody" EdFestMag

★★★★★ “The best comedy show of 2015" The New Current

★★★★★ "An absolute jewel in the crown” The Argus

★★★★ “The Pajama Men meets Max and Ivan” Herald Sun

★★★★ “A joy to behold” Scotsman


The Company


Multi award-winning Police Cops (previously known as The Pretend Men) create highly playful performances which combine inventive physical storytelling with their own brand of comedic text. Parody and satire are centred at the heart of their productions, where they integrate with creative, dynamic stagecraft, supercharged physical theatre and cinematic style.

Imaginative concepts, exhilarating texts and musical flare, The Pretend Men create vibrant pieces of theatre that leave a lasting impression on their audiences.

www.thepretendmen.com | @thepretendmen

Cast & Creatives



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