Last Autumn director Andrew Kötting and writer Ian Sinclair took a month-long river voyage to the olympic village on a swan-shaped pedalo called Edith. Why?
Their self-styled subversive quest promises a wryly homegrown alternative to sporting fever. But most will see only two eccentrics mucking about on a boat, ruminating on nature’s “morphic resonances”.
Considering both men have form exploring British life via quirky travelogues, the shaggy-dog surrealism is frustratingly vague and only fitfully entertaining; revealingly, it’s ‘guest pedallers’ Alan Moore and Stewart Lee who steal the show.