I Can Cure... (With Subtext)

Comedy (stand-up, satire)

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Description

Anti-identity-milking comedian and life and soul of parties Dr Mark Silcox was invited to the BBC Sound Launch Party, BBC Radio Talent Party and Nick Helm's and Lolly Adefope's birthday parties. The reviewers who gave bad reviews were not invited to any of these parties. You decide. Last year in 22 performances of his show, the Hydrogen balloon flew 21 times. The audience numbers were way better than the Edinburgh average. Dr Silcox made sure that the audience remained refreshed and relaxed for the whole 60 minutes.

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: There are 2 steps down to the downstairs area.
  • 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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James 91 days ago

Sensible advice on cough medicines, and an interesting deep dive history lesson.

One of the funniest shows at the fringe.

Christina Burke 93 days ago

An excellent commentary on the Medical-Industrial complex and the commoditisation. of health, well-being and happiness. The show highlights how the capitalist system repackages the ancient knowledge of other cultures to be sold as sound bites and apps, which ultimately do little, due to the fundamental incompatibility of Global capitalism with human nature. A radical call to all anti-capitalists to reclaim wellbeing and self care for ourselves. Does require an understanding of Marxism, intersectional theory and the foucauldian Medical Gaze.

Philip Alexander 95 days ago

Some of the least ‘hack’ comedy you are ever likely to see. Mark Silcox has created something so very unique it is like no other show you will see this Fringe.

Andrew Macdonald 98 days ago

This subtle and quite inaccessible piece of work at the very least requires a deep understand of kierkegaard from a spinozanean perspective. If you match this description prepare to have your insight transcended to the next plane, otherwise you could just enjoy the "cup of tea".

steve day 99 days ago

This is like nothing else you will see. Imagine a Royal Society Lecture or programme from The Open University that is at the same time profound, silly, surreal, disjointed, and massively entertaining. Chick peas are served, boiled eggs too and a cup or tea.

I'm often bored by comedy but this was something special.

Julie Bergevin 99 days ago

So good. Well done. Well done! Go see this show! And ITS FREE! He ACTUALLY WILL NOT ACCEPT YOUR MONEY! AND YOU GET SNACKS AND TEA! And you learn things! Haha go. Go see this show.


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Young Perspective (5/5 stars) 79 days ago

This is strange, occasionally awkward and uncomfortable, but ultimately beautiful alternative comedy, the true essence of the Fringe.

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