House of Life

Theatre (cabaret, musical comedy)

  • Underbelly, Cowgate - Belly Dancer
  • 20:55
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Sheep Soup
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience participation, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    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


One-part sermon, one-part purge, three-parts party. House of Life is a travelling musical cult collective hosted by the RaveRend, with one mission: to get you happy, at any cost. A space to celebrate. To elevate. To lay out your shit and wash it away. The chance to achieve absolute euphoric togetherness through the relentless powers of music and vibes. Made up of alumni of the BAFTA-winning Television Workshop, Sheep Soup are back at the fringe following five-star smash hits Mrs Green and The Invention Of Acting. ***** (Metro). ***** ( ***** (

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Signed Performance
  • Accessible entry: There is Level access, via a ramp and cobbled lane at cowgate entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, 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: 17 August
  • 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

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

Alice Connolly 36 days ago

Watching this show should be prescribed as an anti-depressant!! I'd definitely recommend seeing this one!! You will leave a very happy person!!

Rosy Graham 40 days ago

By a mile, the best thing I've seen at the fringe! So good I have actually been to see it twice and I enjoyed it just as much the second time! The "RaveRend", Ben, and Trev are a wonderful duo, so funny and talented. I've had their songs stuck in my head all week. Couldn't recommend this more!

Isobel Jordan 41 days ago

The best thing I think I have ever seen. The musical talent was unbelievable. The comedy and timing spot on. The improvisation and interactivity worked so well, I was 100% in and so was the entire audience. And to top it all, the message was incredibly powerful and uplifting. I want to hang out at every party with these two!

Sophie White 41 days ago

House of Life is THE happiest, most uplifting show at the Fringe. Unlike anything else I’ve been too, it mixes music, comedy, and audience interaction (in a very safe and welcoming space) that is guaranteed to leave you feeling amazing!! Couldn’t recommend enough. See this show to feel great about yourself!!

Pam Beale 43 days ago

Loved it! So much fun and very different to anything else we had seen. Ben has a great voice and his 'able assistant' Trev is a very talented musician. A must see for Fringe!

Jon O Donovan 50 days ago

Absolutely Brilliant. Saw them on Wednesday night & we laughed our way through it. Trevor is the silent type with a quirky humour. The Rave himself was outstanding & the audience participated along with him. Once again don’t miss the show if ye get a chance to go. Rave on

Georgia F 51 days ago

Loved the show for its great positive energy and audience participation. Would have wanted even more signing by the reverend himself as he has a great voice and a little bit less of the "negativity purge" at the end. It left the audience a bit baffled for a while but did not spoil the show.

Kate McStraw 53 days ago

The most joyful show you could hope to catch at the Fringe. Go see this show, you will walk out feeling 2 foot taller and 100% happier.

AGNIESZKA Kuhn 55 days ago

The funniest ever. Absolutely stunning. Very talented people with positive Energy.

Naomi Watkins 56 days ago

Absolutely incredible. Laughed so much, and felt so uplifted afterwards. Beautiful, hilarious, life affirming show

Simon Partridge 56 days ago

Amazing show! Best 1 hour event ever. Talented, life affirming and so positive!

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The Telegraph (5/5 stars) 43 days ago

This is an unexpected pleasure.

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Fest (3/5 stars) 48 days ago

A celebratory journey of self-discovery.

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