10 Things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew

Comedy (storytelling, solo show)

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Number eight will have you totally whelmed! 10 things I Hate About Taming of the Shrew will take you back the good old days, when we worried about Y2K, wore butterfly clips in our hair and became total babes the minute we took off our glasses. And the even older days where we worried about the plague, wore massive wigs and women weren't allowed to be on stage anyway. A theatrical, comedic, listicle romp through the world of teenage Shakespeare film adaptations and their lasting impact on a generation.

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Aimee 88 days ago

This was my favourite show of the fringe, sharp, funny and intelligent. It helps if you know the play, but it's helpfully explained if you don't, its sweary and angry, but definitely the funniest show I've seen.

Laura Packwood 88 days ago

Gillian really hates The Taming if the Shrew.

She's an angry and fierce performer with infectious indignation. The more you know about 1990s/2000s teen Shakespeare adaptations the better.

Alan Coyne (@DoyleELF) 93 days ago

This show is fierce and funny and teaches you how to pull a penis right off of a man, which is a handy piece of information. Come prepared to learn more about the movie Get Over It than you ever cared to. We were certainly whelmed.


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Within Her Words (5/5 stars) 75 days ago

Gillian English takes this well known Shakespearean play and rips it shreds, explaining why it is so terrible and should no longer be a production that is performed.

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 80 days ago

A self-admittedly bad mouth and violent mind that shocks and entertains...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 80 days ago

A champion of progressive thinking...

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The Feminist Fringe (4/5 stars) 81 days ago

To describe this show as ‘one woman’s musings about how much she hates Shakespeare’ would be a complete understatement, for it goes far beyond that. A one-hour rollercoaster, from Gillian English’s childhood to her experiences with Australian bureaucracy, using her hatred of Shakespeare plays as a backdrop. If quick wit and fast paced comedy is your thing then 10 Things I Hate about Taming of the Shrew is for you.

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Chortle (3.5/5 stars) 90 days ago

Shakespeare's Taming Of The Shrew is a very easy play to hate. And if you don’t know why, Gillian English will have you on side in minutes, simply by outlining the main plot: Katherina is a strong and independent woman ‘tamed’ by Petruchio with psychological torments straight from the abusive...

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