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Best of Burlesque

Best of Burlesque

Fringe favourite Best of Burlesque returns for a fifth year with a new all-star cast and extravaganza nightly! An international round-up of the finest in striptease, cabaret and variety from the legendary producers of the London Burlesque Festival now in it's eleventh year and the annual World Burlesque Games competition. Best of Burlesque delivers the hottest emerging and established acts and is renowned for being a great night out at the Fringe. See what the press are saying: 'Always fresh, Continue Reading

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Hairy Maclary

Hairy Maclary

'Out of the gate and off for a walk, went Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy.' Anyone with young children will recognise these immortal words, instantly, as the opening lines of the book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy by Lynley Dodd. Featuring many of the characters from the books, like Hercules Morse, as big as a Horse, Schnitzel von Krumm, with the very low tum and Scarface Claw, the toughest tomcat in town. With music, singing and several of your favourite Hairy Maclary stories, this Continue Reading

One Man Shoe

One Man Shoe

When the headline act fails to show up, Jango, a bumbling theatre caretaker, is suddenly thrust into the limelight and embarks on a hilarious journey of highly crafted and heartfelt silent comedy, as he magically finds his way to realise his dream of transforming into a star! Jango's unique style of silent physical theatre includes contemporary circus clowning, slapstick comedy, puppetry, juggling and absurd magic. 'We're talking classic clown and Jango is a master of that art. Starr's flair and Continue Reading

Ruby Redfort

Ruby Redfort

The first ever stage adaptation of Lauren Child's bestselling mystery series, 'one of the best things to happen to British fiction' (Sunday Times). When the world's greatest criminal masterminds target a supernatural statue, it's up to Ruby – code-breaker, special agent and 13-year-old girl – to crack the case. This quirky, hilarious spy thriller takes us into a world of terrifying villains, cutting-edge gadgets and death-defying escapes, in a race to prove that being a spy is Continue Reading

Monski Mouse\'s Baby Disco Dance Hall

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! It's time to get heads, shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to lashings of swing, pop, rock, latin and more! Selling out shows around the world, Monski Mouse is a hit with the under fives and their parents/carers. 'The best dance party with your under 5-year-old that you've ever had... absolutely joyous' ***** (FamiliesOnline.co.uk). All adults and children require a ticket, except for children six months and under who may enter free with a paying Adult. Continue Reading

Lamentations

Lamentations

Rooftop Promotions presents Lamentations. Unique in its presentation and unequivocal in its mirroring of man's moral torpor, this is an emotionally intense and engaging piece of work about the loss of innocence. Positioned through four epochs (1895-2015), Lamentations will open your eyes and your hearts. Writer – Getrude Vimbayi Munhamo. Director and Producer – Daves Guzha. Featuring – Getrude Vimbayi Munhamo and Dalma Chiwereva. Percussionist – Lewis Ndlovu. Continue Reading

Karoo Moose – No Fathers

Karoo Moose – No Fathers

Winner of 15 top South African theatre awards, Lara Foot's story of pain, redemption and hope combines traditional African storytelling and magical realism. In an impoverished village in the Karoo, South Africa, a young girl, Thozama, struggles to survive. Her life is changed forever after her father uses her to pay his gambling debt. One critic described it as 'a contemporary story which has the poignancy and punch to become one of our theatre classics' (Pretoria News) – such is the Continue Reading

The Power Behind the Crone

The Power Behind the Crone

Alison Skilbeck's serio-comic celebration of Shakespeare's older women, directed by Tim Hardy. 'There are no good parts in Shakespeare for older women'. Professor Artemis Turret, played by Alison Skilbeck, sets out to refute these words in an illustrated lecture. Her old chum, international star Dame Bunti Smart, who was to perform the speeches, lets her down. Professor Turret is forced to unveil her own hidden theatrical talents in seven wildly contrasting roles. Skilbeck's five-star Mrs Continue Reading

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Tobacco

Tobacco

Triple Fringe First winner Andrew Buckland excels in this haunting and side-splittingly funny two-hander that charts a man's journey towards transformation and metamorphosis. Instructed by his domineering wife to give a lecture on the harmful effects of tobacco (even though he himself is only a small smoker), Ivan discovers the wondrous possibility of being seen and heard for the first time, relishing every moment of his new-found freedom. With her signature, delicate and nuanced style, Continue Reading

Children Are Stinky

Children Are Stinky

'This show has it all' (List). High-calibre circus, a rocking soundtrack and genuine belly laughs have propelled this Australian acrobatic duo to a non-stop multi award-winning world tour. Expect daredevil stunts, incredible acrobatics, lighting-fast hula hoops, loads of laughs and mischievous fun that will leave adults and children with their jaws on the floor, hooting for more. Winners of: Primary Times' Children's Choice Award, Edinburgh Fringe 2016's Best Children's Event, Adelaide Continue Reading

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