Carol Cates: Tell Tale

Cabaret and Variety (comedy, music)

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  • Heroes @ Dragonfly - Room
  • 18:00
  • Aug 11
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Group: Carol Cates, Heroes / PWYW
  • Warnings and additional info: Buy a ticket in advance to guarantee entry or Pay What You Want at the venue. Strong Language/Swearing, OtherAdult themes.
  • Accessibility:
    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 are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

A limited run of a brand-new hour from multitalented, award-winning Carol Cates. Having performed as Lady Carol around the world for over a decade, from the Royal Albert Hall to the Sydney Opera House, from boats, barges, caves and castles, to kitchens, pubs, clubs and pavements. This quick-witted, powerhouse performer has seen it all and is in two minds about any of it. 'One of the biggest voices you'll ever hear' ***** (BBC Sussex). 'Reduced me to tears and fits of giggles simultaneously' ***** (ThreeWeeks). 'Pitch-perfect singing and hilarious' **** (EdFestMag.com). ***** (Scotsman). **** (Time Out).

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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How and when to make an access booking

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  • 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

David Ferguson 99 days ago

Utterly mesmerising. Haunting, heartbreaking, hilarious. I saw a goddess perform. I know that sounds like utter hyperbole but seriously, you’ll agree when you go see Lady Carol.

Kristin & Greg 103 days ago

Beautiful strong voice, fun storytelling, great mixture of shyness and bawdiness.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 100 days ago

Draped in a magnificent black gown and sitting underneath an archway rising above her head, Carol Cates could have come straight from a classical work of art. Such a magnetic aura stays with Cates for the whole show. A mixture of striking voice work and good humour ensure that you...

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 102 days ago

It was ten years ago that I first saw Carol Cates perform at the Fringe and have seen her perform quite a few times in the last decade. The format of her show is always very similar, Carol perched on … Read More ...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 104 days ago

Carol Cates sits on a tall stool strumming away on her ukulele and chatting with the audience as they arrive. She is draped in a black hood and flowing dark fabric so that, framed by the arch of the performing space, she appears like a siren or a guardian of...

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