Bill's 44th

Theatre (puppetry, comedy)

  • Underbelly, Cowgate - Belly Button
  • 20:35
  • Aug 3-13, 15-27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Dorothy James & Andy Manjuck in association with Underbelly
  • Warnings and additional info: None
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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New York Times Critics Pick ('Buoyant, mesmerizing, joy-inducing')! This poignant, puppet tragicomedy for grown-ups is a wordless spectacle featuring puppetry, raucous balloons, and a cheeky piece of crudité that collide to examine the pitfalls of impatience, the wonder of loneliness, and the universal passage of time. 'This isn’t the birthday that Bill had hoped to have. But for the audience, his 44th is a gift' (NY Times). A 'surreal tragicomedy expertly executed, enormously funny and at times delightfully unsettling' **** ( 'Sweetly hilarious with flashes of bizarre originality' **** ( A 'tender and boozy puppet party' **** (Guardian).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 16 steps into this venue from the cowgate entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • 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.

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  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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