Colin Hoult: The Death of Anna Mann

Comedy (stand-up, storytelling)

  • Pleasance Courtyard - Beneath
  • 21:10
  • Aug 13-16, 18-28
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Berk's Nest in association with United Agents
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    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
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Anna Mann is back! The acclaimed actress, singer and welder (gotta have a back up) returns after five long years to tell the incredible story of her life in the arts in this, her final hour. Visceral, real and achingly brave, Colin Hoult (After Life, Netflix) presents a hilarious meditation on life, death and literally everything in between. You will leave screaming 'f*** off I love it!' 'Funnier than almost all other shows at this year's Fringe' **** (Telegraph). 'Deliciously funny' **** (Times). **** (Scotsman). **** (Time Out).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard. 5 steps down into space, For access via locked lift ask staff or at Box Office.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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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Mark Oldroyd about 19 hours ago

Twenty shows in and this is the funniest and most professional show so far. Anna is a lovable monster, and we get to share the highlights of her life - she was resident corpse on Holly City for 2 years. This is proper character driven comedy - go see it

Joe Swan 3 days ago

Every so often, you can be lucky enough to see/experience a show that simply leaves you in awe. The Death of Anna Mann is nothing short of a masterclass in comedy and pathos. Underneath the wonderfully funny script, there is honesty and tragedy, delivered by Colin who is at the top of his game. My must see show of the festival, I am truly grateful I got to see it and only hope I can go again! Utter, utter genius.

Hat Townley 4 days ago

I loved it. The man is a genius. Deftly skilled, achingly sad but unquestionably the wittiest, funniest thing I’ve seen.
This is true comedy with heart and soul. What an extraordinary masterful performance! An utter delight. Very unexpected twists and turns and (despite the unbelievable heat) had the whole audience hanging on every nuance. Seemingly effortless pleasure given so generously by this performer. The audience leapt to their feet - completely deserved standing ovation.

Pauline S 5 days ago

Adored Anna Mann- charismatic, inspirational and a true artist. Colin was ok too.
My face hurt from laughing so much but there were genuinely poignant moments too. Great writing and even better performance.
Definitely a highlight of this year’s fringe.

Amanda Brahams 6 days ago

Really enjoyed this show . I thought that the performer was absolutely first class. The script, the jokes, the sheer craziness of it. People were doubled up in laughter. What a class act. Definitely recommend a watch if you can get tickets!

Chris Scott 7 days ago

My absolute pick of the fringe - and I saw 21 shows in the 3 days. Worthy of the standing ovation at the end. Kill for a ticket. Really

Karen Hudson 9 days ago

I always go to see Anna Mann when she visits the Fringe. Her finale doesn’t disappoint - Anna has to be seen (and heard) to be believed!

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