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Trump, Kim and BoJo feature in political jazz parody at Edinburgh festival

United Kingdom, Edinburgh
August 17, 2019 at 04:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Edinburgh festival-goers had to double-take on Friday when Kim Jong Un posed for photographs with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson.

A musical group called 'The Tyrants' featuring impersonators of the three world leaders have been promoting their Edinburgh Fringe show of "parody songs in the jazz genre".

Pointing out their USP, Dennis Alan, Donald Trump impersonator explained that "Kim Jong Un, Howard X, and Dennis Alan are the only people in the world that are going to be doing political jazz music."

The impersonators Howard X (Kim Jung Un), Dennis Alan (Donald Trump) and Drew Galdron (Boris Johnson) have been recording jazz parody songs and are currently crowdfunding their new album.

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Edinburgh festival-goers had to double-take on Friday when Kim Jong Un posed for photographs with Donald Trump and Boris Johnson.

A musical group called 'The Tyrants' featuring impersonators of the three world leaders have been promoting their Edinburgh Fringe show of "parody songs in the jazz genre".

Pointing out their USP, Dennis Alan, Donald Trump impersonator explained that "Kim Jong Un, Howard X, and Dennis Alan are the only people in the world that are going to be doing political jazz music."

The impersonators Howard X (Kim Jung Un), Dennis Alan (Donald Trump) and Drew Galdron (Boris Johnson) have been recording jazz parody songs and are currently crowdfunding their new album.

M/S US President, Donald Trump's impersonator, Dennis Alan greeting Kim Jong Un's impersonator Howard X, Edinburgh

SOT, Howard X, Kim Jong Un impersonator: "I'm here at the Edinburgh to, just basically get some haggis and hopefully I will get a red head back home as my third wife. Now, but also one important thing that I am here to promote is actually my band with Donald Trump, it is called The Tyrants."

M/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators posing for photos with people at Edinburgh Fringe festival

M/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators posing for photos with people

C/U Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators

SOT, Dennis Alan, Donald Trump impersonator: "Well, our musical performance is going to be some parody songs in the jazz genre. So, Kim Jong Un, Howard X, and Dennis Alan are the only people in the world that are going to be doing political jazz music."

M/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators posing for photos with people

W/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators posing for photos with people

M/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators walking

M/S Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un impersonators walking

M/S Buskers singing song with Donald Trump impersonator

C/U People watching busker perform song

M/S Boris Johnson impersonator, Drew Galdron, singing with busker at Edinburgh festival

M/S Impersonators walking together through Edinburgh festival

SOT, Dennis Alan, Donald Trump impersonator: "In the spirit of My Funny Valentine, we are calling it My Funny Vladimir."

M/S Impersonators shaking hands

M/S People watching and taking photos

M/S Boris Johnson impersonator, Drew Galdron, singing parody song about Boris Johnson

M/S Impersonators posing for photo

M/S People taking pictures

M/S Impersonators posing for camera

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