Aditi Mittal: Mother of Invention

Comedy (stand-up, international)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Motherhood: the most celebrated and exploited condition of human existence. Joining an illustrious line of shows by straight white men about their daddy issues, this is a show by a straight brown woman about her mummy issues. The star of Netflix's Comedians of the World and her own hour-long special, Aditi returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe after a critically acclaimed 2017 debut. 'Relaxed and utterly assured' **** (Skinny). 'Has an absorbing storytelling style' (Chortle.co.uk).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Captioning
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Cobbled area surrounding the venue
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


Captioned performances

  • Dates: 11 August
  • Type: Closed (Tablet)
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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The Student Newspaper 26 days ago

Mother of Invention is a well-written show with impeccable timing and delivery. Mittal’s comedy show, is relatable, humorous fashion that connects with a global audience.

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The List (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

Powerful hour about India's attitudes to women...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

Aditi Mittal is in the minority as a female Indian stand up comic. In her latest set, she is fierce, confident and vocal. She’s back at the Fringe after two years and she does begin by addressing a familiar theme – a daughter’s urge to gain her mother’s approval. Women in...

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Fest (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

India, according to its first female comedian, has boasted a standup circuit for only the past seven years or so. Naturally, much of it is total garbage, described here as consisting of arrogant, corpulent men denigrating their wives. Given that the country's nascent scene is still in its Bernard Manning...

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