Clive Anderson: Me, Macbeth and I

Comedy (solo show)

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  • Assembly George Square Studios - Three
  • 21:30
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Broken Robot / So Comedy in association with Curtis Brown
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 14 and above (14+)
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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 do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

The host of Whose Line Is It Anyway, Loose Ends and Talks Back makes his much-anticipated return to the Edinburgh Fringe stage with a one-man show guaranteed to be funnier than Shakespeare's greatest tragedy. 'If the audience enthusiasm is anything to go by, Anderson has been sorely missed from the live stage' (Telegraph).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: There is an alternative entrance used for the lift access which FOH will assist and guide with.If not taking the accessible route there are 6 steps up into the performance space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • 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.

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 110 days ago

If you create a Venn Diagram of entertainment with sets containing The Bee Gees, The Woodland Trust, football, tragic theatrical deaths (including one suicide and a probable murder), Shakespeare-induced rioting on the streets of New York, witchcraft, identity politics, prunes and Macbeth then in one intersecting set stands, in full...

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Daily Business Magazine (3/5 stars) 113 days ago

Anderson recalls a number of notorious calamities that have befallen himself and other TV hosts, and it was obvious from the audience reaction that his own moment of infamy was his interview with the Bee Gees. He gives an interesting account of how it all fell apart.

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The Telegraph (4/5 stars) 116 days ago

While the show isn't – and makes no claims to be – anywhere near comedy's cutting edge, it is also a complete delight and whizzes by in a flash.

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Deadline News (3/5 stars) 117 days ago

The host of Whose Line Is It Anyway, Loose Ends and Talks Back is back at the Edinburgh Fringe stage with a one-man show much funnier than Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy.

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 121 days ago

Most comedians are supposed to harbour a hankering to play Hamlet. But for Clive Anderson, it’s Macbeth that has loosely inspired this gentle but genial collection of anecdotes’ signifying nothing,’ in the words of the Bard. ...

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The Telegraph (4/5 stars) 124 days ago

Clive Anderson has perhaps never quite reached Star of Africa national-treasure status in quite the same way as, say, Parkie or Wogan. But, for many years, on both Channel 4 and BBC One, the sometime criminal barrister was far and away the sharpest, funniest and most irreverent television host we...

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