Daisy Earl: Fairy Elephant

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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  • 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 2 years


Hotly anticipated debut from promising newcomer. Winner of Scottish Comedian of the Year and Chortle's Best Newcomer. Daisy woke up on her 30th birthday deeply dissatisfied. Why isn't she thinner, more successful and blonde? And why does that cow on Instagram have it all? This year is going to be different; get sober, stop crying in public and for god's sake get a boyfriend! This is one woman's attempt to change everything about herself: 'Impressive. Vulnerability but awakening steeliness' (Scotsman). 'Equal parts deprecation and defiant attitude. Hilarious' (Chortle.co.uk).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Patrons enter the building via either 3 shallow steps or the platform lift at the front of the building. Please note the platform lift is only suitable for manual wheelchairs and not power wheelchairs. The Nip can be accessed via the building lift to the 1st floor. The Accessible toilet is located on the Basement level. Please make yourself known to a member of staff (in a pink t-shirt) if you require assistance or require a specific seat.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Lynn 93 days ago

Daisy is a very funny and very talented lady. A set full of stories, jokes, honesty & laughs. Highly recommended

Angie's husband...:-) 93 days ago

Brilliant show last night from Daisy. Heartfelt, warm but also challenging (in a good way) comedy. Will be back next year if she is

M 99 days ago

Good delivery. Very funny, warm, heartfelt and real, so much so I just wanted to give her a big hug on the way out.

Sylvia C 102 days ago

Brilliant show, very funny lady. Would definitely go and see her again.

Fiona Watson 107 days ago

Great show.. First time I have seen this lady and would watch out for her again next year

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The List (3/5 stars) 85 days ago

Good gags in a show about addiction and empathy...

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One4Review (3.5/5 stars) 89 days ago

Given her normal speaking voice you could wonder how Daisy Earl won Scottish Comedian of the Year a year or two ago, but she is actually 75% Scot. You could also wonder at the tough love displayed by her mother … Read More...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 101 days ago

Daisy Earl establishes a friendly tone right from the top; addressing the obvious heat of the room she notes that she has made us all fans. It’s a kind-hearted gesture that hints at her personable demeanour. It also serves to establish a safe environment in which to chat about some...

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 102 days ago

As Daisy Earl approached her 30th birthday she felt that there were parts of her life that needed some work. She made a list of the five key areas she wanted to change and her latest show, Fairy Elephant, is based on this initial list. Earl is an endearing comedian...

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The Skinny (3/5 stars) 104 days ago

This is a confidently-delivered show, with Daisy Earl a very likeable presence who giggles and smirks her way through some dark terrain. Opening sections about her mother are among the strongest in the show, and observations about ‘mum swearing’ and her parents’ response to the mental health epidemic are original...

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Chortle (4/5 stars) 107 days ago

Today we might call it ‘fat-shaming’, but Fairy Elephant is a nickname Daisy Earl’s mother once gave her, drawing unwanted attention to her plus-size physique. Maybe it’s the generation gap, but it’s clear the comedian’s tough-loving parent had difficulty understanding some of her issues, including her struggles with depression and...

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