From the Editor’s desk: Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is a firm Fringe favourite and we are glad to see it back for its sixth year for only five nights at The Waterfront Hotel. You’d be barking mad to miss it.

if that’s not enough to convince you, our very own Broadway Baby Edinburgh reviewers gave it a glowing 5 stars

With a 70s-style 3 course meal served by some of our best loved characters, expect the most ludicrous, shambolic and chaotic evening’s service you’ll ever likely to experience, unless of course you have actually visited a small, nearly-seaside, hotel in Torbay before.

Prepare for the unexpected as you wait to be waited on by none other than Basil Faulty, Cybil and of course Manuel. Almost entirely improvised, this dinner-and-a-show will have you in fits of laughter as the trio blunder through a 3 course service. With Jonathon Saunders as Basil, Karina Garnett as Sybil, and local performer Oliver Harrison as Manuel, giving an all-out performance, expect bad manners, mayhem and maybe even a little Basil in the ratatouille.

Internationally acclaimed, this show is a celebration of one of the BBC’s best loved TV shows and holds TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for its residency at Amba Hotel Charing Cross. And if that’s not enough to convince you, our very own Broadway Baby Edinburgh reviewers gave it a glowing 5 stars in last year’s Fringe.

If you want a peaceful sit down dinner with a glum looking waiter and an owner who is nowhere to be found, best pay a visit to the vegan restaurant round the corner because this show will be anything but. As Basil rows and Sybil adds fuel to the fire, poor old Manuel will no doubt be juggling plates on his own.

An absolute comedy blast, this is interactive theatre at its best. With raucous ranting, slap stick silliness and genius comic timing to boot, you can’t go wrong with a bit of good old TV nostalgia but don’t just take our word for it though, come to see (and eat) for yourself.

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience is appearing at the Jury’s Inn, Waterfront 26 May 19:30 27-28 May 19:30 28-29 May 13:00

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