Then there are the monkey suits
, individually hand-painted to accentuate the muscles on each actor's body.
tHe HAIRY bikers' EVERYDAY gourmets bbc2 8pm Despite their monkey suits
, Si King and Dave Myers (above) have no interest in putting on airs and graces as they continue cooking posh grub on a budget.
The swimmers, some in Santa hats, monkey suits
and bright wigs, were cheered on by a large crowd of spectators.
People of all ages came along, from children dressed in colourful onesies to adults wearing a variety of fancy dress costumes including Santa hats, monkey suits
and bright wigs.
April Fools' Day ought to be perfect for those who want to climb into monkey suits
, drink and drive, carouse and sing sentimental old songs.
Accepting the Screen Actor s Guild trophy a month later, she said: "You get dressed up in monkey suits
, and you sit at a table with people you don t know.
There was also a bizarre array of costume changes, including performers in panda and monkey suits
, giant sunflower heads and even a bride-to-be.
Nowadays, their gigs are carnival affairs - full of camp skeletons, pointy guitars, buxom female singers and dancers in monkey suits
, as well as a light show designed to induce a brain-frazzling seizure.
Oh sure, we all wear the 'zany' red noses, spend our lunch hours taking part in humorous pranks that involve dressing up in monkey suits
while walking round town with a bucket, demanding money from strangers.
Mostly, though, we allowed the space itself to be the star (along with the two of us in our rented monkey suits
), and everyone seemed to know they were doing something different and special.
When he returned for an encore of Lollipop, huge balloons appeared for the crowd to bounce above their heads, while Mika was joined on stage by (who else?) men in comedy monkey suits
and cheeky burlesque dancers.
So many things went wrong, but perhaps the worst was a phenomenally expensive 100-foot moving Kong model that was substituted in the end for a man in a monkey suit
climbing the Twin Towers (interestingly, World Trade Centre workers, angered at the decision to use their place of work, staged a protest on the 102nd floor in monkey suits
- they could have got the role).