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Whatever Happened to Vandal Raptor?

Whatever Happened to Vandal Raptor?

Whatever Happened to Vandal Raptor? is a perfect demonstration of a performance as protest, performance as change, and how one person can make a difference by creating a space where people can be brought together.The piece encapsulates punk, with the play – a tale of the imaginary band Vandal Raptor coming together, exploring how age has affected their ideals and lifestyle – pieced together with scenes, songs and poetry, all performed by Henry Raby with spirited tenderness... 

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Hurricane Katie
Hurricane Katie

Funny Women’s ‘One to Watch, 2016’ bustles, belts and lunges her way through Hurricane Katie with showmanship and boundless energy... 

Short & Curly: Young at Start
Short & Curly: Young at Start

Short and Curly do not do things by halves. They throw themselves into every role and every situation with an overwhelming amount of energy and enthusiasm, producing hilarity at every comic turn, so that you cannot fail to laugh and join in the fun... 

The Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year Final 2017
The Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year Final 2017

The finals of the Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian of the Year competition as ever throw up a talented assortment of acts... 

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Guest Skipper Cruise featuring Martin Barrass

Guest Skipper Cruise featuring Martin Barrass

Step aboard, get your glass of grog, relax and enjoy a very special city cruise on the River Ouse. The Great Yorkshire Fringe team have hijacked one of the City Cruise vessels to take you on a sightseeing cruise with a difference. Each of these unique sailings has a new crew member! Our very own Guest Skipper to guide you along the way, experience the river bank views of our fair city, whilst being entertained by the special guest at the helm... 

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Guest Skipper Cruise Featuring Tony Slattery
Guest Skipper Cruise Featuring Tony Slattery

Step aboard, get your glass of grog, relax and enjoy a very special city cruise on the River Ouse... 

Jackman and Bones Steal the Show
Jackman and Bones Steal the Show

Frantic sketch comedy from York University's funniest (only) double act! Join lanky sketch duo Ollie Jones and George Blackman as they fight to reclaim stolen comedy ideas from their nefarious counterparts Jackman and Bones... 

The GYF Podcast – Robert Ross with special guest Michael Palin
The GYF Podcast – Robert Ross with special guest Michael Palin

The GYF Podcast is back – Comedy historian Robert Ross with his special guest Michael Palin CBE, FRGSRobert will be in conversation with founding member of Monty Python and beloved globetrotter Michael Palin; discussing his life and work, as well as his comic influences and heroes...