Diane Chorley: Modern Love

Comedy (music, drag)

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  • 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 18 months

Description

The Duchess of Canvey returns with a new show and new songs! Join her on a hilarious journey of self-discovery as she reclaims her place in the heart of a divided Britain. Check in your (faux) fur coat, grab a cocktail and prepare to be reunited on the dance floor. 'The most fun I had in a comedy show this summer' (Stewart Lee). 'Raucously jolly... as funny as a musical gig gets' **** (Evening Standard). **** (Times). **** (Time Out). **** (Edinburgh Evening News).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Lift access through the glass box into the main studio area. If not taking the lift there are 12 steps down into the performance space. There is level access via Windmill Lane off of Buccleuch Place.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    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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Wayne Howsen 61 days ago

The duchess is a true Essex legend and this is the must see show of the fringe. Clever, funny, moving, entertaining - sheer genius.

anna 67 days ago

Booked tickets to see this show after spending the previous night down The Flick and I’m so glad I did. Can’t get enough of The Duchess ;)


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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 52 days ago

Anyone who’s seen a show by comic chanteuse Diane Chorley has heard of the Flick, the supposedly legendary East End club where the supposedly legendary mover and shaker established her naff-glam reputation as queen of 80s and 90s nightlife, prior to falling on hard times....

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 52 days ago

There are few venues that can totally transport you from the madness of the Fringe, but The Flick – an underground car park repackaged as a 1980s nightclub – is certainly one of them. Diane Chorley’s neon hub is laid out cabaret-style, with kitsch palm trees and glittery curtains evoking...

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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (4/5 stars) 62 days ago

For Diane Chorley, the ‘Duchess’, the Queen of Canvey Island, everyone in the room is gorgeous. Dressed in a blue eighties dress, boots and lippy, Diane is a blast from the past: a simpler time, where a workin...

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The Wee Review (5/5 stars) 64 days ago

Stepping into the Assembly Underground venue, the audience is transported to another place and time. Performer/living legend (as described on her social media) Diane Chorley returns to Edinburgh, bringing her famous (and unfortunately fictional) 1980s nightclub to the stars The Flick – decorated with palm trees, neon signs, and gold...

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