Doris Does The Edinboiger Fridge

Theatre (solo show, comedy)

  • theSpace on the Mile - Space 2
  • 21:55
  • Aug 27
  • 40 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United States
  • Group: Bette Siler / Woodstock Fringe
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language/swearing
  • 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 18 months


She's not your average little old lady. Yes, she's little (at least vertically). She's old (70 and counting). However, Doris is adept at things not associated with the elderly set. She's a wizard at anal bleaching (care to pick up a tip?) and an authority on Brazilian shaves. There are things that Doris struggles with, though. She's still searching for her place in the world… perhaps, that elusive friend? 'A brilliant performance', 'incredible acting', 'hilarious and heartbreaking' (Audience reviews). Not suitable for under 16s.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift it is 14 steps into the space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Platform 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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Pamela Thornton 34 days ago

What did I walk into! My first thoughts and then I was absorbed by the amazing, crazy and stream of conscious world of Doris. It’s not every day you think of anal bleaching! See this show.

Margaret Wales 35 days ago

What a hoot. Managed to catch this last night after our show and Doris managed to make us laugh over her take on life, love and anal bleaching. Keep it up Doris. X

Stephen Murphy 44 days ago

I absolutely loved it! After working tirelessly on my own show, I was looking for some lighthearted fun and Better Siller’s show brought the fun but so much more as well. I highly recommend this show for anyone in the Fringe who is interested in not just receiving quality entertainment but a genuine human connection with an extremely talented performer.

Peter T 44 days ago

Amazing acting and powerful writing dealing with the challenges of loneliness and ageing. Do not miss this show.

Victoria Sullivan 45 days ago

Doris travels overseas to the Fringe to reveal her many odd and often vulgar sides, making a desperate plea to be seen and heard. She is pure id running amok. This wildly brave and infantile woman breaks all the rules of civilized behavior in her desire to entertain. She has stories to tell, and does so with gusto. Bette Siler’s performance is brilliant, manic, sometimes shocking, sometimes tender. You may love or scorn Doris, but you certainly won’t be bored.

Dana Patton 48 days ago

I doubt you've met many people like Doris! Let's say for starters she has no filters. She expounds on every, and I mean every, aspect of her life, lifting the lid on aspects that most of us would be loath to make public. Bette's superb writing and full stop performance make for a hilarious and, finally, very touching character study.

tom cherwin 50 days ago

"Doris" had me alternately laughing out loud and silently cringing or even crying for her. She's a softie, an innocent, a dreamer, an irredeemable punster, a vulgarian, and a total original, and Bette Siler pulls out all the stops and brings all these qualities to full life.

Nia Lourekas 52 days ago

Bette Siler is an extraordinary actor and writer. She has created a whacky, funny, wise-cracking, sometimes expletive-wielding character in Doris. We don’t know whether to laugh with her or at her, whether to feel sorry for her or dismiss her. As Doris takes us on her journey, she ends up winning our hearts, after heartache and much laughter.

Ric Siler 53 days ago

I will go out on a limb and say there is not much at the Fringe to compare Doris to. The play is a well constructed hoot, with a lot of heart as well. And Bette Siler's performance is the glue that makes the whole thing hold together. You should definitely see Doris!!!

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