Fern Brady: Power and Chaos

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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  • Monkey Barrel Comedy - Monkey Barrel 1
  • 18:00
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: IAM Presents
  • Warnings and additional info: Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Scenes of Sexual Violence, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour and Live at the Apollo. Fern is one of the UK’s hottest comedy stars. Known for being totally unique and completely fearless, her new show will tackle sexuality, feminism, power, Brexit, Britishness, Scottishness and nationality all with her caustic wit, exceptional writing and electric stage craft. 'An astounding hour' ***** (List). Tough-talking and packed with don’t-give-a-shit honesty. It finds the right balance between sincerity and side-splitting anecdotes... I was crying with laughter' ***** (Skinny).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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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Chortle (4/5 stars) 54 days ago

With her fourth Edinburgh hour, Fern Brady shows she can knock it out the park even when she’s suffering from laryngitis. Despite not being at full throttle, the strength of her writing and her utter conviction in it pulls her through. It’s impressive stuff. ...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 62 days ago

I’m slightly scared of Fern Brady – so I’m worried when she complains about people always having to mention that she’s Scottish....

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Fest (4/5 stars) 67 days ago

After a brief and perfect takedown of Boris Johnson, the focus of this show soon shifts from the semi-political to the fully personal. Deliciously caustic Bathgate comic Fern Brady is more interested in the micro-incursions against her own agency than the macro nightmares happening on the world stage. Not that...

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 68 days ago

Fern Brady has hit her stride in the last few years and it shows in her latest Fringe offering. A straightforward hour of stand-up covering everything from her Bathgate roots to her feelings about babies as she reaches her 30s, Brady’s easy delivery and comfort on stage ensure an hour...

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The Wee Review (5/5 stars) 70 days ago

When Fern Brady takes to the Monkey Barrel stage, she finds a male audience member has decided to put his feet up on the rostrum. The manspreader is firmly told to move and the tone is set. Brady is here to command the room and some entitled guy isn’t going...

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The List (4/5 stars) 71 days ago

A theme-free hour of sparkling comedy...

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