Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World

Musicals and Opera

  • Pleasance Courtyard - The Grand
  • 13:30
  • Aug 14-16, 18-23, 25-29
  • 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Kenny Wax Family Entertainment in association with MAST Mayflower Studios
  • Warnings and additional info: -
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
    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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Description

The Fringe premiere of new kickass-pirational pop musical from one of the producers of hit SIX, that celebrates the lives of Frida Kahlo, Rosa Parks, Emmeline Pankhurst and many more. Join our inquisitive heroine Jade as she breaks away from her class to take a peek at the not yet open Gallery of Greatness in the local museum where she meets some of history’s incredible wonder women. Celebrated dramatist Chris Bush and No 1 hit songwriter Miranda Cooper (Girls Aloud, Kylie Minogue) adapt suffragette descendent Kate Pankhurst’s award-winning picture book.

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Ramped entrance via driveway off main road. Seats while queuing available inside.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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


Signed performances

  • Dates: 25 August
  • Interpreter: Laura Goulden - Stage Right
  • Type: BSL
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating requests in relation to the location of the interpeter.

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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Liddy Millar 1 day ago

This has to be one of the best shows in the fringe, I cannot recommend this show enough. A feel good show for anyone!

Debbie Campbell 1 day ago

We absolutely loved this show. It was West End caliber - so much talent that the stage could hardly hold it. Every single actor sang and acted their hearts out. We were able to talk with the cast after the show (they hung around outside the theatre) and you could tell they truly loved what they do, and they believe in the message. Don't miss it!

nikki and kids 5 days ago

Just AMAZING and FABULOUS!!!! I enjoyed Six but think I actually love this more. Kids (12, 10 and 9) loved it too. Made me cry a bit as its everything I would want to say to my 12 year old daughter! The cast are sooooo good. We loved all of them! Go see! I would happily go back everyday...

Claire 6 days ago

If there were loudspeakers, on every street, playing the excerpt ‘Show Me The Way’, every night, then the world would be much better place…

There are not enough good words to describe this show. The phenomenal talent of the cast, combined with the outstanding songs and truly inspirational premise, make this an awe-inspiring and incredible performance. It is funny, poignant, emotional; and the stories of these women, on whose shoulders we stand, have never felt more relevant. We saw the show when it came to the Kings Theatre in Edinburgh in April, and it was even better for seeing it the second time. The actors are amazing – their energy is phenomenal, and their enthusiasm, commitment, belief, and acting, singing and movement skills are truly amazing. All four of the leads could be (should be) household names, they are so talented. The fact that the actors and the performance – and their energy – felt so fresh (when they have been touring this for months) was hugely impressive – they were just as full of belief and dedication and energy as the first time we saw them. There are so, so many highlights, and the show gets better and better as it goes on; perhaps our very favourite moment (from an absolute banquet of riches) was to go from the high energy of the Marys’ song to the incredibly measured and contained performance by the actor playing Rosa Parks, which gave it even extra poignancy (and her simply outstanding singing). But it’s all incredible. The cast are all incredible. Everyone should see this show. And they should play ‘Deeds Not Words’ from every loudspeaker too.

Maria Gray 6 days ago

So glad I made it to this great musical. All so talented. Great songs, great choreography and costumes. Loved it!!


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The Indiependent about 7 hours ago

With its great soundtrack and inspirational messages, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World is a must-see at this year’s Fringe.

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Musical Theatre Review (5/5 stars) 1 day ago

Well, there’s talent and joy in abundance in this all-female production. The singing is as good as it gets. The storytelling is lively and the dialogue, razor sharp. Lyrically, it’s as complex and straightforward as it needs to be to make its point. It makes clear its musical language from the start, and it speaks it fluently. The three-piece onstage band is brilliant. Every song is greeted with a roar of approval.

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Squirrel Comedy 3 days ago

A very polished performance that is heaps of fun.

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