The Kagools: Cirque du Kagool

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Hearing not needed
    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

The multi award-winning physical comedy duo bring a brand-new hour of pure joy and anarchic buffoonery 'brimming with wit and imagination' ***** (TheWeeReview.com). Join these dazzling idiots for (probably) The Greatest Show on Earth. Winner, Amused Moose Comedy Award – Best Show, Edinburgh Fringe 2017. Winner, Best Comedy Show award at Adelaide Fringe 2017. One of Sydney Morning Herald's must-see acts at Sydney Comedy Festival 2017. 'See The Kagools now, before they make it big on TV' (Advertiser, Adelaide). ***** (TheMumble.net). ****½ 'Ingenious... life-affirming' (Rip It Up). **** 'Comedy gold' (BroadwayBaby.com) **** (ThreeWeeks). **** (Chortle.co.uk).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Hearing not needed
  • Accessible entry: Patrons enter the building via either 3 shallow steps or the platform lift. Please note the platform lift is only suitable for manual wheelchairs and not power wheelchairs. Doonstairs can be accessed via the building lift to the Basement floor. The Accessible toilet is located on the Basement level. Please make yourself known to a member of staff (in a pink t-shirt) if you require assistance or require a specific seat.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


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

Liam Ellison 85 days ago

First they make an effort to be nice to kids in the audience and are messing about making you laugh as you walk in. Then you get an hour of good natured fun with loads of laughs and songs you know. Last year their show was also great. The youtube clip on this page doesnt show their faces as well as a live show, 5stars.

Iain W 92 days ago

Oh my goodness, my face is numb from laughter, such joy and fun. The energy in the performance is phenomenal and the clever use of props and audience members makes this a must see show!
I wanna quit life and join these ladies in Kagool land, they're awesome! *****

Nicola 98 days ago

Excellent! Caught the Kagools last year doing 10 minutes in a showcase and had to find the full show this year - could they stretch the hilarity to 60 minutes? Absolutely - so many laughs, nice audience participation (don't worry!) and just great fun.

Emma Taylor 102 days ago

We saw the kagools a few years ago at the Edinburgh festival and we all loved them . So when we were returning this year to the festival - the whole family agreed we would be returning to see the kagools - and they didnt fail to disappoint - good old fashioned raw humour suitable for the whole family . What these girls have done is simple but really works . Thank you so much for a great evening full of laughter . Keep up the good work . I would highly recommend this show .

Julie-Ann Amos 102 days ago

Bloody brilliant. I saw them at Late n Live and it was so hysterical I booked the full show. I get some people might not like to go on stage but I’m not sure if they would really force someone who didn’t want to, as another reviewer has alleged. It just wouldn’t make sense for the act. The faces were amazing - the facial expressions. Very very clever and very funny. I don’t see why anyone wouldn’t love this

Ben Leaman 104 days ago

as previous revie says, don't go if you're worried about getting picked out and dragged on stage...we found it a bit insane and a bit bonkers, but made us laugh a lot too

Lindy Montgomery 108 days ago

Went to see this show this evening, after they cancelled last night's performance. You definitely need to be comfortable with audience participation. People are really taken up on stage even if they don't really want to. We all felt very uncomfortable as it felt like the comedians were making fun of the audience members. It made us cringe so much and feel so uncomfortable that we left. I've been to many Fringe .festivals and I'm hard pushed to remember walking out on one before. It says suitable for 5+ but I don't think it's for kids really. My 12 year old was terrified he was going to have to go on stage and be made fun of. To be fair, it does say audience participation, but that's most fringe shows. The difference with this one was the humour somehow seemed to be from making fun of people and it had a not nice edge to it. Maybe the show improved after we left, but the bit we saw was just not worth spending time and money on. Disappointing.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 93 days ago

From the off in this madcap show the audience are fully involved. The Kagools eye-up unsuspecting victims as they come in, pouncing on people whether they are sitting at the front or the back. No seat is safe and yet no face is unsmiling. The Kagools (Nicky Wilkinson and Claire Ford)...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 98 days ago

Lively, interactive, creative...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 98 days ago

It is no wonder that the show has won multiple awards as a storehouse of comedic gold....

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 99 days ago

It’s a great idea to create an interactive non-verbal sketch show which works equally well for children and adults. ...

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