Painted Skin. Return

Painted Skin. Return

Whose fault? A ghost beautified by human skin or humans possessing the devil's heart? Is it ever possible to avoid mistakes or is it destined to happen anyway? Without camouflage, would mankind's world reveal itself as hell? It is generally believed mistakes can be amended as long as someone feels guilty... 

Visual Short Stories

Visual Short Stories

Visual comedy, dynamic emotions, innovative narrative techniques inspired by films and the never-ending pleasure of transformation ... these are the tools Duo Mimikry exploit to create their humorous stories... 

Out of Place

Out of Place

Take a man out of his daily routine, throw in a variety of incidents, and he’ll always end up out of place. A comedy without words that speaks volumes, Out of Place is about this ordinary man, who, having opened the door of imagination and poetry, embarks upon an adventure... 

Shhh – An Improvised Silent Movie

Shhh – An Improvised Silent Movie

A completely improvised silent movie accompanied by live ragtime piano music, inspired by the films and ambience of the 1920s. Every day, six actors and a piano player will create a new play on the spot, inspired by the masterpieces of Chaplin, Lloyd and many other silent stars... 

The Sauna

The Sauna

The Sauna is a story of an old woman. Her intention to die is distracted by irritating spirit of sauna. This mythical creature, also known as the elf of sauna, evokes the corporal memories of the lady and takes her through the chapters of her womanhood... 

Trygve vs a Baby

Trygve vs a Baby

Phineas Wakenshaw is a consummately confident performer, effortlessly charming packed out audiences with a sweet smile and immense stage presence. Even more impressive, this is his very first Fringe appearance... 

Two Little Boxes

Two Little Boxes

A wordless blend of mime, clowning, dance and acrobatics, Two Little Boxes is a brand-new piece by Reallynice, exploring the construction of masculinities in young men. Suitable for the hearing-impaired. 

Sam Goodburn: Dumbstruck

Sam Goodburn: Dumbstruck

Accidental clown turned multi award-winning performer Sam Goodburn plays a dumbstruck young man the morning after his first steps into manhood. The endearing dork finds himself semi-dressed amidst an apartment too floral for his now less-inebriated comfort zone... 

Wacht!

Wacht!

We’ve all been to a gallery and not paid much attention to the invigilators there to watch over the gallery. They’re often quietly sat in the corner, or observing us from afar... 

BARRERA

BARRERA

Barrera is what a clown AA meeting would look like. Two heartbroken clowns have lost their best friend – a red balloon – in a bang. Being a clown is not easy. Even when grieving, you are expected to be funny... 

A Clown Fairytale

A Clown Fairytale

Do you like humour, the world of clowns, excesses, beautiful and unlikely stories of love? With Dandy Danno and Diva G. you will be delighted! Dandy is very physical. He uses his body and his funny faces to make the audience laugh... 

Dead Puppet Society

Dead Puppet Society

The award-winning team that brought you 'A Puppet Named Desire' and 'Puppetgeist' return with mayhem, masks, and sock monsters. Witty, weird, Wordsworth? "Beguilingly bizarre" (The Stage), "Seriously funny" ***** (Broadway Baby). 

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC

Armed with an ocarina, a ukulele and a thirst for revenge, Lecoq-trained Edward Day battles four decades of videogame nostalgia in an explosion of Shakespeare, live music and 16-bit ridiculousness, but can Ophelia defeat the zombie hordes and save Hamlet once and for all? ‘Super Hamlet 64: Parody DLC’ is a one-person, physical theatre, spoken word mix of Shakespearean tragedies and videogaming with clowning, mime, live music, retro animation and video projection, exploring mental health and our addiction to technology. 

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Zach & Viggo: Thunderflop

Winner: Best Comedy, Brighton Fringe 2016. Award-winning Norwegian-American comedy duo Zach & Viggo return to Brighton a year after taking home the Best Comedy Award! Through a series of surreal and free-flowing vignettes, Zach Zucker and Viggo Venn take the audience on an absurd trip through their wild imagination into the deepest, darkest depths of stupidity! “This was a true fringe highlight” ***** (The Latest)... 

Odjo: King of the Ocean

Odjo: King of the Ocean

Odjo. A beautiful idiot – raised by performing elephants. Our reporter spent three months living at sea with an idiot fisherman named Odjo. He witnessed bizarre martial arts practices, unruly animal impressions and unhealthy absurdities that reduced him to tears of laughter... 

The Idiot's Guide to the World

The Idiot's Guide to the World

‘The Idiot’s Guide to the World’ is a clown show that explores a variety of physical comedy genres. Using puppetry, mime, multi-roling, bouffon and live music, we tell original stories, with humour, irony and fun... 

Für Elise

Für Elise

The female object of Beethoven’s widely known composition for solo piano is unknown, though in this devised production by the York Drama Soc, she is given form and identity as the love interest of an impoverished French mime artist, François... 

Bump

Bump

After reading a page of a favourite book, Clinky's eyes begin to droop. A yawn, a stretch and a scratch of the bum, the land of nod has not yet come. That journey isn't quite complete, something is keeping Clinky from sleep... 

Shhhh – An Improvised Silent Movie

Shhhh – An Improvised Silent Movie

A completely improvised silent movie accompanied by live ragtime piano music, inspired by the films and ambience of the 1920s. Every day six actors and a piano player will create a new play on the spot, inspired by the masterpieces of Chaplin, Lloyd and many other silent stars... 

Green Tea and Zen Baka

Green Tea and Zen Baka

A mindfulness start to your day. A refreshing cup of green tea in the garden and a mesmerising zen-inspired performance by minimal artist David Johnstone. This visual haiku draws on ideas from Japanese Butoh, Zen sages, and John Cage, with a gentle hint of mime and humour... 

The Scotney Rascals and Just Janet

The Scotney Rascals and Just Janet

Lock up your children, goldfish and everything in between as The Scotney Rascals are in town! A pair of wannabe Rock stars with absolutely no following are forced to do comedy. Just Janet asks if love is the answer, what is the question? If love is the question, how do you ask it? If the question can't be heard, can it be seen? Through mime, music and confetti, Sophie Napleton takes you to a world where showing trumps telling, playing beats working, hope triumphs over all and all that glitters is pretty... 

The Story of the Nervous Man

The Story of the Nervous Man

Neil Frost can't speak, so his audience must tell his tale and help this nervous man change the monotony of his life by taking a risk. A riotous hour of clowning, character and living in the moment... 

Storyteller, Storyteller

Storyteller, Storyteller

Clowning, slapstick and magical, non-verbal storytelling create a feast of laughter as two storytellers go head to head. From award-winning Story Pocket Theatre Company. "Quite simply the most brilliant piece of children’s theatre ... 

Ahmed and the Feather Girl

Ahmed and the Feather Girl

Ahmed, a poor orphan, escapes his war torn homeland and joins the circus. He meets a knife thrower, a one-eyed ballerina, a talking cat and a clown. Everything changes when he finds a friend born from a golden egg... 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

Trygve Wakenshaw: Kraken

The multi-award-winning, critically acclaimed total-sell-out returns. Gaulier-trained clown Trygve Wakenshaw’s beautifully strange stream-of-consciousness idiocy. Winner: Best Comedy (Adelaide Fringe 2015 AND Perth Fringe 2015); 2014 Edinburgh Underbelly Award... 

Mr Pineapple Head

Mr Pineapple Head

A family clown theatre show. Mr Pineapple Head works in the style of a silent clown, performing physical comedy and slapstick routines to music. Genuinely funny, professional silliness! It's a Brunswick Fringe tradition! 

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

The Story of the Nervous Man (a silent comedy)

Neil Frost has a story to tell. There's only one problem, he can't speak, so it must be told by the audience, who watch a nervous man change the monotony of his life by taking a risk... 

Haven't a Clue..!

Haven't a Clue..!

Think you know charades? Think again! Back for a second year after a huge success in 2015. Comedy meets game show meets improv. Two teams of comics play this hysterical twist on the classic... 

My Paper Girlfriend

My Paper Girlfriend

Animation, mime and speech come together in this neat one-man show about love at first-sight going wrong. My Paper Girlfriend details the ill-fated attempts of the hapless, romantic Wesley Griffiths falling in love and the simple life he craves is reflected in a simple, naïve plot and sparse black and white animations... 

Jo Neary Does Animals and Men

Jo Neary Does Animals and Men

The award-winning comic returns with twenty farcical characters including men and an inanimate object. A celebration of art via lo-fi clowning. "Utterly enchanting" (Daily Telegraph), "Well written and, most importantly, funny" (The Guardian) 

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

The Story Of The Nervous Man (A Silent Comedy)

A riotous non-verbal comedy about a nervous man who decides to change the monotony of his life by taking a risk. ‘Pushes the cutting edge of mime and interactivity...hysterically funny’ (Fringe Review - Highly Recommended Show)... 

Oog

Oog

A belated denouement to his lauded 2005 work The Factory, award-winning performer Al Seed returns to the subject of war with striking psychological rigour. Secluded in an underground bunker, the war outside may be over, but the war inside a lost soldier’s mind has just begun... 

According To Arthur...

According To Arthur...

PaddleBoat Theatre Company has produced one of the most magical and captivating children’s shows I have seen in their latest production According to Arthur.Here we meet an old man who is trapped and alone in his attic because he is too scared to step out into the big, scary world... 

Clown Macbeth

Clown Macbeth

Makoto Inoue’s non-verbal take on Shakespeare’s classic Macbeth is undoubtedly a feat. Inoue performs the piece alongside Riko Sugama, telling a condensed, 50 minute version of the tale... 

Beard: The Grin of Love

Beard: The Grin of Love

Innovative and playful, the brand new two-part sketch group Beard weave joyful, bizarre and enthralling comedy. Part romance, part nightmare, part darkly intimate experience, The Grin of Love is the latest offering from these masters of tension and surprise... 

Green Tea and Zen Baka

Green Tea and Zen Baka

A mindfulness start to your day. A refreshing cup of green tea in the garden and a mesmerising Zen-inspired performance by minimal artist David Johnstone. Back by popular demand, this visual haiku draws on ideas from Japanese butoh, Zen sages, and John Cage, with a gentle hint of mime and humour... 

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

Trygve Wakenshaw: Nautilus

The highly anticipated follow-up to sell-out physical comedies Kraken and Squidboy from award-winning idiot Trygve Wakenshaw. Winner: Time Out Best Comedy of 2014; Edinburgh Underbelly Award 2014; Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe 2015; Best Comedy Perth Fringe 2015; Best Comedy New Zealand International Comedy Festival 2014...