Bi-Cycle

Theatre (comedy, lgbt)

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  • Accessibility: 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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Description

Whether you're a die-hard in the gym or an after-work spin class hack. If you've ever felt confused about your identity, not enough or attempted to find your soul through fitness to no avail! Come ride with Bi-Cycle, and find it! Enter the shiny boutique spin studio and be taken on a ride by the chiselled and imperfect instructor, whose damaged and motivated soul will, hopefully, guide you, hopefully, back to yours. A spin on self-worth, sexuality and spin class. 'I actually feel more alive after watching that!' (StageWhispers.com.au).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Access into the venue with a wheelchair can become restricted once the majority of the audience have been sat. Please turn up with ample time so you can be admitted first to ensure ease of access. If not using the ramp there are 10 steps into this venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: 6 - 10
    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

Loz Whitaker about 1 hour ago

Lots of fun but also really touching. Bit weird (in a good way), exactly the kind of thing you come to the fringe to see.

Gazza 10 days ago

Funny and thoughtful. Such an energetic performance. Absolutely Loved it, as did the rest of the audience from what I could see. Go.

Gul Rashid 13 days ago

Energetic from the go! Loved this show as it delves in to the deeper side of your identity. Moving, funny and deeply touching. The spin instructor gets the whole class working hard. Emotional storytelling.

From the high speed spinning, then to a slow and poignant conversations, facing the issues.

Highly recommend this intimate show you will leave feeling fitter!

Come and find out who you are!!

Bethany Wilton 18 days ago

Hilarious show... Not sure I'll be able to spin with a straight face ever again


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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 3 days ago

Bi-Cycle is the low-cardio, sweat-drenched sexual awakening you never knew you needed.Showcasing exactly the kind of creativity and out-of-the-box thinking that the Fringe is all about, Sam Anderson uses the format of an imaginary spin class to work through his journey to self discovery. Interspersed with flashbacks, various characters and...

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British Theatre.com (4/5 stars) 4 days ago

Anderson is energetic from the start, and the show is part stand up as he banters with the audience brilliantly, getting us on side with some gentle audience participation.

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ScotsGay (3/5 stars) 8 days ago

Brought to us by Let it Go Productions, this show encourages us to lose some of our inhibitions and take part. The very dynamic performer shows us his skills on the bicycle, and encourages his audience in a few kinds of movement. He works his audience in a friendly way,...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 10 days ago

Some spin classes charge a premium by promising riders a workout that not only burns calories but also improves their lives through inspiring messages from well-compensated instructors. Bi-Cycle authentically recreates the cult-like energy of this brand of spin class, whilst slowly and purposely building up the more important narrative surrounding...

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The Empty Blogspace 11 days ago

Bi-Cycle takes you on a pumped-up and energetic ride, with plenty of smiles and thoughtful chat for the journey.

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Culture Fix (4/5 stars) 13 days ago

Sam Anderson’s Bi-Cycle sees a Sydney spin-class instructor cathartically explore his relationship with his sexuality. This intelligent one-man show explores the struggle for self-acceptance with a delicate blend of humour and heartfelt dramatics from Anderson.

Bi-Cycle is an intelligently crafted exploration of the desire for self-acceptance and overturning the constructs and relationships that prevent us from achieving this. Anderson’s spirited performance helps this cathartic piece shine in a consistently heartfelt and amusing manner.

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