Age Fright: 35 and Counting

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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  • PQA Venues @Riddle's Court - Q3
  • 17:00
  • Aug 26
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Jaleelah Galbraith
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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 2 years


Age is just a number. A number which keeps on growing. Jal has had the same crush since she was 11, her puppy fat has never left but she is now considered geriatric in pregnancy terms. Join Jal on a comedic trip down memory lane which includes Point Horror, SMTV Live, The Spice Girls and Dean Cain as we laugh about the biggest joke of them all: ageing. Jal is 35 years old and counting.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Reception - Lift - Theatre
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Gillen 119 days ago

I spotted the age thing and immediately could relate, so I took my mate along to see whats what. A wonderfully heartfelt show, incredibly funny and nostalgic experience where we got to connect with her on a personal level. On top of that the narrative resonated with me personally so I couldnt reccomend the show more.

Steve Moore 120 days ago

Did you grow up the the 90's? If so this is the comedic nostalgia trip you have been looking for all fringe! Everything from Pogs to The Queen's Nose and everything in between.

It's more than a nostalgia fest though. It's heartwarming and touching and talks about getting older in a much more interesting way than basic typical 'ageing' joke terms.

Emma F 121 days ago

I laughed, I may have cried a little but I loved the show, and so did the rest of the full house! Gentle humour and good connection with the audience .Go see it to start your evening off with a grin.

Jimmy Rhodes 122 days ago

Go and see this show immediately!
It's nostalgic, witty, heartwarming and wonderfully presented.
I loved every second and left me with a warm fuzzy feeling which is what everyone wants right?

FIONA BERESFORD 123 days ago

A light-hearted romp through 90s nostalgia to the reality of adulthood, reflecting on the comedy and tragedy of life. Jaleelah's quick wit interacted well with audience members. Plenty of laughs and a full house.

Lewis Evans 123 days ago

Please give this show a swerve, I have to say the wife and I didn't like the show as it was a rambling hour of 90's notistial with only led to a few brief smiles but no laughs.

Do you rember this from the 90's
Do you rember that from the 90's
And how about this from the 90's
Also a boring diary entry for my diary in the 90's

Safe to say this show won't be winning any awards.

This was the wife and my second least favorite show of the fringe out of 22 shows.

Rated it 3.5 out of 10.

P.s. REALLY hot room.

Charlotte Harris 126 days ago

Age Fright is a hilarious and touching walk down memory lane circa 1990s. Jaleelah’s rapport with the audience plus her quick witted repartee had me in stitches! A definite must for all festival goers!

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Within Her Words (4/5 stars) 101 days ago

Music, chats and memories galore, this show will have you feeling warm and fuzzy, and is not just for 90s babies!

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FringeReview 106 days ago

Galbraith is a great comic with timing at an acute level with material that is genuinely funny. I lost count of the times I laughed out loud as she took us through material that includes her being a drama teacher and then how she always ends up, as a single...

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The Feminist Fringe (5/5 stars) 107 days ago

While admittedly a 90s-loving member of her target audience, I was joined in rowdy cheers at the end by every generation at this performance. Galbraith’s talent for weaving nostalgia into widely relatable comedy is totally worth the hour in your Fringe lineup.

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Theatre Bubble (4/5 stars) 115 days ago

This appealing comedian, with craft and confidence, has created a set that felt like hanging out with friends, reminiscing, and larking about. The hour went so quickly, that I would have happily stayed for the rest of the evening, but she sent us out into the relentless Edinburgh rain, with wise words about the perils of live streaming, and PJ and Duncan (now Ant And Dec) rumbling quietly in the background.

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