Although he highlights at the start of his performance the potential dullness of riding solo in general, Hansen presents as entirely comfortable on stage alone and upholds the bold presence of earlier Chaser material.

Bordertown, directed by Samantha Riley, is the latest offering from South Australian Playwrights Theatre. It tells the story of regional hairdresser, Patricia Barnes (Katie O’Reilly), who is famed for creating Bob Hawke’s iconic ‘silver bodgie’ hairstyle in the former Prime Minister’s hey-day.