Darren McGarvey AKA Loki: Scotland Today

Spoken Word (a cappella, political)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Lower Hall
  • 16:50
  • Aug 23-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: In association with Vivienne Clore / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved. Latecomers may not be admitted
  • Accessibility: 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 1 year
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Description

The new live show from bestselling author and critically acclaimed hip-hop artist Darren McGarvey AKA Loki the Scottish rapper. McGarvey's Fringe debut Poverty Safari Live was the breakout hit of 2018. The Orwell Prize winner returns with a unique blend of spoken word, comedy and music, offering his unique take on the state of the nation.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Inside the venue, there is a steep internal staircase consisting of 20 steps leading to the basement where The Lower Hall space is located. There is alternative wheelchair access from Rose Street North Lane. Seating is level and unfixed within this venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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Andrew McIntosh 18 days ago

Thought provoking & memorable. The best show I’ve seen this year by far


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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 16 minutes ago

Darren McGarvey (AKA Loki) made his name as a political activist during the Scottish Independence Referendum in 2014. He spoke for the working classes and for those living in the kind of poverty that politicians have never, more often than not, lived. His Orwell Prize winning book, Poverty Safari, thrust...

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Deadline News (5/5 stars) 10 days ago

A thought provoking and inspiring evening, Scotland Todayis a true call to arms for the middle class to use their voices responsibly and enact real change.

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 14 days ago

Finding that second act after a break-out bestseller is the lucky author’s nightmare, while the risk of losing artistry and edge to success is one that haunts every artistic enfant terrible. ...

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