AnimAlphabet: The Musical

Pleasance Dome

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Suitability: 0+ (0-10)
Signed using pre-recorded video. BSL interpreted by Stacey Stockwell
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet: The Musical. Join Colin the Country Cockatoo, Hip-Hop Donkey and Geoff the Geordie Jazz Giraffe on a fantastic family musical adventure. AnimAlphabet is funny, fast-paced and bursting with witty songs by Al and Sam of platinum pop band The Hoosiers and featuring Kerry Ingram (Free Rein, Game of Thrones, Matilda The Musical) as the voice of MetroGnome. AnimAlphabet is a fun family musical unlike any other but you better watch out, that dastardly duck Calando's about! Supported by Arts Council England.

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Craig Hill: C'mon the Lads!

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Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
BSL interpreted by​ Catherine King
(This show is soooooo not about fit-baws!) 'Funny as hell!' (Scotland on Sunday). 'Wickedly subversive... Funny, charming, charismatic' (Metro). It's gonna kick off! Jockstrap yourself in for a "balls-out" funny night of no-holds-barred comedy. 'Riotously funny!' (Independent). 'Master of audience interaction' (Chortle.co.uk). 'High-octane, laugh-out-loud performance from beginning to end... Irresistible!' **** (List). 'Hilarious... delightfully fizzy tone and sharp observational jokes... Brilliant!' (Daily Record). 'Flat-out hilarious... I've not heard a room laugh so long and hard... There isn't anyone better at working a crowd... the audience was in absolute paroxysms of laughter... Genuinely funny!' ***** (Mirror).

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Daniel Sloss: X

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Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
BSL interpreted by​ Catherine King
'Sloss is a festival highlight. See him!' ****1/2 (Age). 'Brilliantly dark... Razor-sharp' (Sunday Times). New show from internationally acclaimed, award-winning Scottish stand-up star of Conan (x8), Edinburgh Fringe (x10), three seasons off-Broadway. 'Simply world class... An endearingly unabashed blend of arrogance, awkwardness and self-effacing anecdotes delivered with precision timing, perfectly-placed silence and unfettered confidence... Nothing is off limits... Humour intelligently and ironically calling out the hypocrisy of human nature' **** (Herald Sun). 'Smouldering... Deliciously dark' **** (Mail on Sunday). 'Dazzling wit... Unstoppable' (Telegraph). 'Dirty, sweet and clever' (New York Times). 'Nothing short of hysterical... Stunning' (Sunday Express).

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From One Heart to Another

theSpaceTriplex

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Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)

Inclusive theatre group The Theatre Shed will explore end of life and organ donation in a unique and inspiring way. A heart is a lot to hand over – and a lot to take. Kia is about to find out just how big hers is. She needs help. She’s fed up with the world. She’s growing up too fast, but who can help? From One Heart to Another looks at the exciting adventures a child goes on and the lessons we remember from our childhood when we’re really challenged to question how we see life.

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Jimeoin: Result!

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Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
BSL interpreted by​ Catherine King
'Hilarious... It gets no better than this... Brilliant!' (Time Out). World-class stand-up from one of live comedy's internationally acclaimed masters! Star of Apollo, Royal Variety, NYC off-Broadway smash-hit. 'Classic nonsense... Stand-up comedy at its best' (Scotsman). 'Superb... Wickedly funny... Exhilarating! ****1/2 (Age). 'Comedy of the highest order... Inspired!' (Independent). 'Always, always funny' (Herald Sun). 'Jimeoin recalls the familiar at a fantastically silly level, boiling his audience down to a tear-filled, gibbering mess' (Scotland on Sunday). 'Hilarious... If laughter is the best medicine, Jimeoin is a course of steroids... Don't you miss it!' (Edinburgh Evening News).

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My Left / Right Foot – The Musical

Assembly Roxy

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Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
BSL interpreted by Natalie MacDonald
Local am-dram society is under pressure to comply with the equalities agenda. They come up with a cunning plan; create a gripping show starring 'the disabled'. What could be better than the Oscar-winning My Left Foot? The only snag is they can't find any disabled actors – but that never stopped Daniel Day-Lewis! Original music by award-winning partnership Scott Gilmour and Claire McKenzie with additional songs by Richard Thomas ('Jerry Springer – The Opera'). Birds of Paradise and National Theatre of Scotland present this hilarious new musical, celebrating BOP's 25th anniversary. www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com

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Ray Bradshaw: Deaf Comedy Fam

Gilded Balloon Teviot

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Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
BSL interpreted by Ray Bradshaw
One in six people suffer from hearing loss. Two of those people are Ray's parents. Full of hilarious tales about growing up with deaf parents, Deaf Comedy Fam presents a very first for comedy, as Ray performs each show simultaneously in English and British Sign Language. Total sell-out Fringe 2017. Weekly Winner Adelaide Fringe 2018, John Chataway Innovation Award. Perth Fringeworld nominee for Best Comedy. 'Captivating, funny, sharply executed' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Takes stand-up comedy into a new realm' ***** (ShortCom.co.uk). 'Wonderful' **** (VoiceMag.uk). **** (Scotsman). **** (Edinburgh Evening News).

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What Girls Are Made of

Traverse Theatre

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Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
Audio described by Jenny Wilson. BSL interpreted by Shaurna Dickson
In 1992 a schoolgirl from Fife was catapulted to a rock star life in an indie band. Touring with Radiohead, partying with Blur, she was living the dream. Until she wasn’t. Based on her teenage diaries, this is the true story of Cora Bissett’s rollercoaster journey from the girl she was to the woman she wanted to be. Performing with a live band, directed by Orla O’Loughlin, Cora celebrates life’s euphoric highs and epic shitstorms, asking what wisdom we should pass to the next generation and which glorious mistakes we should let them make. www.madeinscotlandshowcase.com

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