Ice Ice Iceland

Theatre (sketch show, comedy)

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Description

Birgitta and Ester are two lovely ladies from Iceland. They will act out different Icelandic creatures and mythical characters, and do their very best to teach you about their absurd culture. The play is split into a few parts with each one making fun of these kinds of myths. As well as mixing in some normal Icelanders sketches along the way. Multiple characters filled with history and humor.

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Dee 32 days ago

Vastly entertaining! I'm so glad I took a chance on this show.

Sanj 34 days ago

I loved experiencing Icelandic folklore through Birgitta and Ester's eyes.
They are both so charming and commit to acting as ghosts, faeries and trolls with infectious enthusiasm.
Good honest fun while learning about Iceland.
My favourite experience at the fringe so far.

Darius Johnson 36 days ago

These two women are really funny. A lot of interesting and funny sketches about Icelandic culture and some very weird folklore stories. Both performers were very funny, and the show held my interest at all times. It was different, wonderful and entertaining. I loved it!

I highly recommend this show to anyone looking for a bit of light-hearted fun!

Claire Tochel 48 days ago

Both performers were great - really engaging to watch and hilarious at times. Wasn't quite sure where some stories began and ended and think maybe I missed a few punchlines, but it was such a sweet and funny show that I smiled all the way through. Well worth a visit if you're in the mood for a lighthearted and well thought out look at the country's mythologies.

Michael Piper 48 days ago

I loved the show. They both have ‘funny bones’: you are either funny or you’re not and their natural funniness trumps all the slick, formulaic comedy one sees so much of. Both performers had great energy and stage presence; they were clearly really enjoying themselves and this was infectious. Also very likeable (very important with comedy - you don’t want to be trapped in a room with some w*nker for an hour.) One girl is very cute and I had a bit of a crush on her.

The ghost sketch was my favourite. It was all wonderfully silly and fun - none of this ‘woke’ nonsense, the serious ‘comedy’ about ‘issues’ which infects the BBC. It’s great to just lose yourself. They talked about Icelandic culture frequently which is cool because it’s something I know nothing about.

I went in feeling stressed and flustered for various reasons but at the end of the show I felt great. You can’t ask for more than that!


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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 24 days ago

Birgitta Sigursteinsdottir and Ester Sveinbjarnardottir grew up in Iceland listening to folk stories and mythology from their native land. These stories were silly, lacking a clear point, and often times not meant for children. During their 45 minute sketch show, Ice Ice Iceland, they use limited props, slightly under-rehearsed acting,...

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