The Freedom Machine

Comedy (historical, stand-up)

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There are a worrying number of ‘ists’ in society today – racists, sexists, even fascists – who'd have thought they’d make such a comeback?! For her debut Edinburgh show, Elaine Gallagher focuses on a positive ‘ist’ in society: the cyclist! This hilarious audio-visual stand-up show celebrates 100 years of women's suffrage through the revolutionary bicycle, mixing past and present, fact and fiction, personal, political and historical, to explore cyclists, motorists, and feminists. Gallagher’s credits include: Co-director, The Comeback feature film (Filmbase); writer, The Mario Rosenstock Show (RTÉ). Premiered at Smock Allies: Scene + Heard 2018.

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