The Establishment: Le Bureau de Strange

Comedy (sketch show, clown)

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  • 20:40
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Mad Etiquette
  • Warnings and additional info: Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+. Buy a ticket in advance to guarantee entry or Pay What You Want at the venue
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Expert stupidity from multi award-winning comedy duo, Dan Lees and Neil Frost. Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly Award winner (2019). 'Silliness as an art form' **** (Scotsman). 'A fast-paced, multidimensional masterclass in comedy' **** (Edinburgh Festival Magazine). 'The Establishment have an unrivalled charm' **** (Fest). 'You can imagine this going down very well indeed at the Palladium or the BBC' **** (Stage). 'The best show I’ve seen this Fringe' ***** (Advertiser, Adelaide). 'Comic geniuses' ***** ( 'The most outrageously funny hours imaginable' ( 'Fast becoming Fringe favourites', Highly Recommended Show (

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Derek Hogg 109 days ago

Really funny, wacky stuff, laughed so hard my face still aches. Definitely worth a trip to the dingy Dive, to see two of tomorrow's stars today.

Victoria 111 days ago

We saw the Estab Comedy show last year and had to come back for more this year.
The performers are hilarious and you are guaranteed laughs and an entertaining show. If you want serious, hard hitting content it's not fir you, but if you fancy something a bit wacky and funny it's a must see.
Look forward to seeing them again next year.

Mike Lothian 118 days ago

Didn't get this show at all, had a recommendation from someone who had seen their show last year - said they were "topical" improv

Just spent an hour cringing hoping they had indeed ended the show rather than worrying about starting it

Also seems stranged they'd waste two seats near the front for one gag when there were people queuing to get in

Had high hopes for their eccentric ways but was more filler than thriller for me

Paul Harwood 119 days ago

One member of our group couldn't stop laughing at the sheer absurdity. This is the sort of crazy that the fringe is all about. I had to stop myself buying a check suit. Have we started yet?

Ian Pickles & Co Media 126 days ago

Modern day clowns .....Refreshing, Original, Insane

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ThreeWeeks (3/5 stars) 114 days ago

“Do you think we’ve started yet” is the recurring question from the stage for around half of this exceptionally silly show. After several increasingly foolish false starts, Cecil and Godfrey pretend that they’ve not got time to do their whole show and offer us instead a run through of the...

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Radio HA-HA (5/5 stars) 120 days ago

Most performers can easily become disheartened when only 5 audience members turn up; especially when you know 3 of those audience members are made up of critics. This wasn’t the case for these two silly sods!

I’ve recently developed a love for clowning and slapstick comedy, and since seeing The Establishment do 10 minute sets at nights in London, I was pretty excited to see how they would conduct themselves over an hour. What a wonderfully funny show! I have never laughed so much and so consistently for the full hour. Even in moments where the momentum seemed to lull, these two pro’s maintained a spirit of pure silliness; sustaining the joyful atmosphere. There was also an impromptu marriage proposal, which I was happy to oblige with.

I think my absolute highlight has to be the closing to the show – how marvellous! I don’t want to spoil it for the reader, so you’re just going to have to check it out for yourself.

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