Mimi Hayes: I'll Be OK

Comedy (storytelling, tragedy)

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Description

Just five days into her first career as a high school teacher, Mimi Hayes' head exploded. On a blind date. Naturally, she became a stand-up comedian. I'll Be OK explores the inner-workings of Hayes' damaged brain and her odd desire to make it a punch line. On this journey, Mimi will peel herself back like an onion to reveal the truth behind her jokes and the shocking and vulnerable revelations brought about by her near brush with death and why she just can't manage to take things seriously.

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  • Sight not needed
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  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

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Clive Holmes 79 days ago

I came across this show by accident. I didn't have any great expectations but it was a captivating performance. A girl, a chair (with polystyrene brain) and a brave survivors story. Shame I saw her last performance otherwise I would urging you to go see it. She'll be there next year tho" so catch up then.

Pippa Keech 79 days ago

Mimi's homemade big foam brain on the street drew us to her and her story did the rest. Utterly absorbing, skilfully told with humour, courage and a chair, she had me completely hanging onto her every word. Particularly well done in the face of masses of background racket including what sounded like a waterfall but my husband thinks it was a loo flushing somewhere, she deserved a better venue. Her book is very well written and I am really enjoying reading it. Come back next year Mimi!!!

Steven Feist 83 days ago

A brilliant, funny, entertaining but ultimately extremely touching real life story performed with precision and professionalism. Loved it and you can’t help loving this lady! A very well hidden show that shouldn’t be missed. I really enjoyed it.

John R Simpson 84 days ago

Mimi took us on a gripping and sometimes intimate personal journey. A very accomplished and moving performance in less than ideal conditions. Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always touching.
Very highly recommended.


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FringeReview 85 days ago

“Disclaimer – I might ramble a bit. It’s part of the show. I have a brain injury” Mimi Hayes starts her solo show by stating right at the beginning (before she even emerged from backstage), that her show might involve some detours. She might go off track and loose her...

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Ed Fringe Review (4/5 stars) 97 days ago

A unique piece with a lot of potential, I’ll Be Okay is definitely one to watch....

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