Des Kapital: I'm Loving Engels Instead

Comedy (music, storytelling)

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  • Sweet Grassmarket - Grassmarket 3
  • 16:00
  • Aug 2-8, 12-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Andy Thomas / Andyland Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience Participation
  • Accessibility:
    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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Des (winner of Gulag’s Got Talent, Ex-Soviet Republic Factor, No Voice, Strictly Pooling, Dancing on Siberian Ice) story-sings the history of world communism (Korea, Vietnam, Cuba, Russia, China, East Europe) in his hilarious new interactive cult karaoke show using the music of Robbie, Elvis, Beatles, Astley (Brezhnever Gonna Give You Up), ABBA, Taylor, Katy, The Smiths (Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Mao), Bowie (Stazi), Sinatra (The Leader Is a Champ), Sandy Shaw (Andropov on a Swing) and lots more! Sell-out shows at the Brighton Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe 2017/18. Entertaining and weirdly educational. Latecomers purged.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Audiences arrive at box office on ground floor. Audiences can use the lifts to the mezzanine level, where there is space to wait for the show to be ready and for the space to open. Audiences are called by FOH through one door to an internal foyer where all our spaces and toilets are. Audiences are directed to the correct room for their show. Any audience member who would like early access or first seating can mention this to box office staff when they arrive.
  • Wheelchair access type:
  • Stairs: None
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • 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

Dates, Times and Prices