Foil Arms and Hog – Swines

Comedy (sketch show)

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  • Underbelly, Bristo Square - McEwan Hall
  • 21:00
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Ireland
  • Group: WhiteDucks
  • Warnings and additional info: Please note that this is a reserved seating venue, you will automatically be assigned seats. If you have a questions about the seats you were assigned, please contact the box office you purchased your tickets through.
  • Accessibility:
    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

Description

Irish comedy, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato, potato... you racist. Sold-out Fringe 2009-2018. Over 100 million hits on YouTube. Foil Arms and Hog return to the magnificent McEwan Hall with their brand-new show, Swines. ***** (Irish Times). **** (Times). ***** (Irish Examiner). 'Very funny' (Rowan Atkinson). 'An effervescent hour of fast-paced gags, fizzing with energy, invention and great lines' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Quite simply, a sensation' (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine).

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General venue access

  • Signed Performance
  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • 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: 23 August
  • Interpreter: Rachel Tipping - 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.

How and when to make an access booking

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  • 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

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 109 days ago

If there are two things that Foil Arms and Hog have in abundance, it’s stamina and cult following. The Irish sketch trio have been appearing at the Fringe for 11 successive years. And that dedication, in tandem with their YouTube profile, allows them to fill the roughly 900-seater McEwan Hall,...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 112 days ago

Foil Arms and Hog are old hands at sketch comedy on the big stage now – as well as garnering over 100 million views on YouTube, they’ve been selling out the biggest Fringe venues for years on end – and it shows. From the moment Swines kicks off, it’s apparent...

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The Student Newspaper 125 days ago

‘Painstakingly funny observations of daily life’: Foil, Arms and Hog – Swines review

Foil Arms and Hog kicks off the 2019 Fringe Festival with a bang and does not fall short of their famed name on their tenth year at the Edinburgh Fringe. This Fringe, Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan will be performing new sketches that have never been performed live or even on their YouTube page before.

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Edinburgh Guide (5/5 stars) 126 days ago

Foil Arms and Hog, internet sensations, return to the Edinburgh Fringe to premiere their new show ‘Swines’ in the magnificent McEwan Hall. With a mix of sketch comedy, audience participation and improvisation, this is the epitome of a fun night out. The energy and connection between the trio seems very...

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 128 days ago

Don’t be surprised if the queues are massive, and the venue huge. This is the result of the trio’s sensational internet successes. With over 45 million views on you Tube word has certainly spread about these guys. They now tour … Read More ...

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Broadway Baby (5/5 stars) 129 days ago

The boys are back in town and they still believe in the stag! Irish sketch comedy trio, Sean Finegan, Conor McKenna and Sean Flanagan, return for another Edinburgh Fringe run with their new show Swines and a bag full of Poundland props.The first thing you learn at a Foil, Arms...

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