The Beatles Were a Boyband

Theatre (new writing, drama)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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
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Violet's scared walking home. Daisy fights to make the streets safer. And Heather? She's just over it. When women are threatened daily, how do you really make the change – and how do you stop male violence when you can't even see how far its roots go down? Scottish women's theatre company F-Bomb returns following their sell-out Fringe debut (Afterparty, 2021) with a radical new play by award-winning playwright Rachel O'Regan. The Beatles Were a Boyband is an urgent and unapologetically feminine response to misogyny. Bad vibes only.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Patrons enter the building via either 3 shallow steps or the platform lift. Please note the platform lift is only suitable for manual wheelchairs and not power wheelchairs. The Big Yin can be accessed via the building lift to the 3rd Floor. The Accessible toilet is located in the Basement. Please make yourself known to a member of staff (in a pink t-shirt) if you require assistance or require a specific seat.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Liz Chillington about 4 hours ago

Despite all the plaudits elsewhere this did not knock me off my feet I’m afraid. Although badged as new writing it felt a little dated, perhaps because it’s topic has been a rapidly changing landscape in recent years. Ambitious in structure the attempt at dual narrative was hampered by a self-consciously realistic set and some clumsy transitions.
The message which sadly continues to be of huge importance has been communicated much more successfully in other productions in this year’s fringe.

Alexander Joyce 1 day ago

A poigniant and important play with a wonderful sense of humour. It feels wholy unique and has all the makings of a modern classic

Georgia-Lee Roberts 4 days ago

Came to see this performance last night and I’m so glad I did. Not only were the actors terrific, the tech visually beautiful and the writing hilarious; its message was poignant, expertly handled and had me crying throughout. Such an important piece of theatre that more people NEED to see during it’s limited run, get your tickets now! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

John 7 days ago

This show is both hilarious and hard-hitting, everything a fringe performance should be.

Its expertly written by a writer who will not be this cheap to see in the future, the cast absolutely kill it and each have moments of genuine emotional authenticity, and the directing is fresh and vibrant.

You'll be drained by the end, but in a good (and necessary way).

I couldn't recommend it more, go and bloody see it!

alison constanti 8 days ago

This is exceptionally good. Really important stuff. An incredible script - poignant, full of wit, warmth and humour. The whole thing is slick and professional and the three performers are faultless in their delivery, timing, camaraderie - utterly convincing, just brilliant! Highly recommend. I can't stop thinking about it.

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Lost in Theatreland (5/5 stars) 3 days ago

I say it again, The Beatles Were A Boyband is ESSENTIAL VIEWING.

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The Student (5/5 stars) 7 days ago

Highly emotional, this striking and well-performed show was alarmingly reminiscent, powerfully putting into words many of the thoughts and feelings that living as a young woman has produced in the past few years…making this the show to see in its limited run this year.

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