Bed: The Musical

Musicals and Opera (musical theatre)

  • Gilded Balloon Teviot - Sportsmans
  • 14:20
  • Aug 28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: TKD productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Strong language/swearing
  • 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


Bed – A playful and poignant "pocket-sprung" musical. Instead of a honeymoon, newly-weds Ben and Alice buy a luxury divan. Twenty years of marriage milestones in 60 minutes – love, betrayal, loss and dirty linen. We spend a third of our lives in bed.... If only beds could talk!

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Stairs or lift down to Basement level then level access and some raked seating with stairs inside performance space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    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

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

Jakob Creighton 96 days ago

This show is very poignantly told. The cast and pianist tell the story so succinctly. At no point does the music feel forced or out of place. The show's intimacy allows for further connection to these beautiful characters.

Amanda Bradley 102 days ago

10/10 Highly recommend - powerful musical, relatable and honest telling of a marriage and life cycle. Acting was brilliant, voices and music were great, thought provoking, moving, all around wonderful must see.

Alex 109 days ago

They really told a beautiful story within a small space. A lifetime of love and heartbreak told succinctly and poignantly. Brought me to tears! Highly recommend

Phil 110 days ago

A beautifully crafted, deeply intimate and intensely thought provoking performance. Very elegant in its one-setting simplicity. Highly recommend.

Ian 113 days ago

It's OK. The sound mix at the start favoured the keyboard player rather than the two on stage performers, but that was fixed before too long.

Rosie 115 days ago

Saw this 6 August and loved it. Heartfelt, relatable, charming story of a couple's highs and lows. Excellent music, singing, choreography, and acting. Really enjoyable and creative. Must give compliments to the keyboardist, wouldn't have been the same without the backing music. Great show!

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 98 days ago

I would definitely recommend this playful and poignant pocket sprung musical.

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British Theatre Guide (4/5 stars) 105 days ago

It’s a perfectly solid and enjoyable musical abounding laughs and tears, which certainly won’t send you off to sleep.

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Theatre Weekly (3/5 stars) 107 days ago

Strong performances from Drew Elston and Madeleine MacMahon

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Lisa in the Theatre (3/5 stars) 109 days ago

What held my interest and even had my eyes tearing up at one point, were the actors. They are excellent.

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WhyNow (3/5 stars) 110 days ago

Serious theatre is a hard sell at the Fringe at the best of times, and Bed does plenty of things both well and inventive enough to more than justify your time.

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