Everything That's Me Is Falling Apart

Theatre (comedy)

  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Using a mixture of animation, visualisation technology, a live camera and a toy train, comedian David Callaghan brings a groundbreaking comedy play packed with heartfelt, bittersweet and hilarious stories of love and loss. ‘The ripples of laughter constantly overlap, sometimes burbling along in appreciation between the punchlines’ **** (List). ‘One of my highlights of the fringe’ **** (Scotsman). 'Far more original than many big comedy names’ **** (EdfestMag.com). ‘He hits the mark, and scores’ **** (TheReviewsHub.com).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Up two flights of stairs which have 20 individual steps
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 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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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

Connor Dalby 33 days ago

A heartwarming, relatable and incredibly well written show. Through his exceptional storytelling, Callaghan had the audience wrapped round his finger, tugging our heart strings one moment and making us cry with laughter the next. As excellent as he was a performer, his imaginative use of animation, model sets and camera work captivated a child-like wonder and drew us closer to the human stories within. Above all else, each tale held originality and truth. Overall, the show was a breath of fresh air for theatre and storytelling that left any fringe-goer leaving lighter than they went in. ***** (Five stars)

Lesley Gwynne 37 days ago

This was an excellent multimedia performance. The animations brought the stories to life, with much detail to be found in the individual boxes. Worth seeing.

Faye Torkington 38 days ago

Excellent concept and brilliant and emotively delivered. A memorable show in the hubbub of the fringe! Thank you for sharing beautiful storytelling

Leni 39 days ago

This show was the highlight of the Fringe for me. David is an exquisite and engaging storyteller. His set boxes are stunning, and how he combines both emotional charged and comedic stories with animation and the train camera is extraordinary and clever. I left wishing I could see it again. DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW.

Alasdair Begg 40 days ago

A really beautiful, funny, heartwarming, poignant, life-affirming set of stories, delivered with charisma and passion, peppered with really really good jokes and augmented with a model train, some very cool miniatures and some clever animation. It's ambitious as hell but David pulls it off so perfectly. Fascinating and impressive. Will make you laugh and also feel things. Go and see this show!

Julie Bruce 41 days ago

A fantastic one man show, A story very cleverly told by a very warm and talented young man, highly recommended x

Karen 42 days ago

Engaging, authentic, creative, thought provoking and all together a really lovely actor

Rachael Mailer 44 days ago

This show really warmed my heart - the script was poignant, well-written and satisfyingly came full circle despite the totally individual stories throughout. Also, the tech was so creative!!! David even let us stay behind after to have a look at the models up close. What a talent. Hugely recommend.

Astell 47 days ago

Fantastic show, great story telling highly entertaining, poignant and funny.

Susie 53 days ago

I just loved this show. Would highly recommend.

Mary McKelvey 54 days ago

Great show. Brilliant story teller; effortlessly ( at least on surface - probably took a lot of doing!) managed both pathos and comedy. Well worth seeing.

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