Vikki Stone: Song Bird

A tambourine aficionado from the Midlands, Vikki Stone delights us with this hour of joyful mirth as she delves into modern life as a millennial. We are regaled with tales of Marie Kondo-ing pants when they don’t spark joy; vape machines that look like 90’s tampon cases and arguments on Brexit with Patterdale Terriers.

An hour of safe and enjoyable comedy which will be relatable to a wide audience

Stone effortlessly entertains us with a multitude of originally written songs, which she belts out expertly whilst playing piano. These jauntily clever ditties are incredibly relatable as she performs an ode to her mother’s 'dusty booze museum'; a European roadshow via the medium of the Birdie Song, and a magnificent 'educational song' about unsolicited dick pics.

Threaded throughout the show are tales of Stone’s showbiz dog, Bert - who has starred in a car advert, as well as having previously joined her on stage. The tale of Bert’s inopportune erection was exceptionally written and performed, and I've been inspired to call my next pet 'Vikki'.

It’s evident that Stone absolutely adores performing, and she’s got real talent. Her easy manner, naturally funny turn of phrase and incredibly slick vocals and piano offer an hour of relentless observational humour with original songs you can’t help singing along to. She also taught me how to clap – a skill I’ll remember always! This is an hour of safe and enjoyable comedy which will be relatable to a wide audience.

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Multi award-winning comedian and musician Vikki Stone returns to the Edinburgh Fringe with a new show of her trademark comedy songs and stand-up. Whilst in previews, Song Bird was nominated for Best Musical Show at the 2019 Leicester Comedy Festival Awards. As seen and heard on BBC Radio 4's The Now Show, BBC One's John Bishop Show and the BBC Proms Podcast. 'Musical comedy genius' (Absolute Radio). 'Love child of Victoria Wood and Tim Minchin' **** (Scotsman). 'The audience were almost crying with laughter' (Guardian). **** (ThreeWeeks). **** (Sunday Herald). **** (BroadwayBaby.com).

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