Pindos

Comedy (stand-up, storytelling)

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Description

What's it like to have 15 minutes of fame in the largest country on earth? The debut stand-up hour from British comedian and former Cambridge Footlight, Milo Edwards, about how he became a Russian TV star, had a gun pointed at him and discovered that the way home is sometimes hardest to find. Pindos is a show dealing with celebrity, language, politics and sending dogs into space in the name of communism. 'Fantastic... had me in hysterics' (TCS.cam.ac.uk). 'Effortlessly funny' (TheTab.com).

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: accessible by a small ramp for a single small step
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    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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Vivi Bayliss 110 days ago

Absolutely love this show! The comedy is really intelligent and engaging, delivered in a charming and relatable manner. A true professional with really original content. Everyone should see this because he will be huge.

Rebecca Bogucki 112 days ago

Stand out stand up comedy gold, brilliant story telling - a must watch and very refreshing , Hillarious insights into his Russian life will have you cracking your sides .

Josh M. 121 days ago

A drum tight hour from a very talented young comedian on a topic - life as a Westerner in Putin's Russia - that made for a refreshing change from your stereotypical Fringe show. We laughed, we cried, we learned about firing dogs in to space. Thoroughly recommended.

Elsa Kanyepi 121 days ago

We went to see Milo's show on a whim on Sunday afternoon. I'm SO glad we did. He is an excellent comic, with impeccable timing and some seriously funny stories of his time in Russia. Incredibly touching end. A must see.

Greg Wallace 122 days ago

A very funny, top quality show that had me in hysterics! Go and see it, you won't regret it.

Andrew Gordon 125 days ago

The best fiver I spent all week. Absolutely go and see this!


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ThreeWeeks (3/5 stars) 112 days ago

Following the very recent death of his father, Milo Edwards resists the temptation to do a ‘dead Dad show’ and instead presents an entertaining and informative account of his three years in Russia, the last two as a stand-up. Using his background studying languages, he focuses in particular on the...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 114 days ago

Pindos is former Cambridge Footlight Milo Edwards’ debut hour at Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Meaning ‘The American’ in Russian (even though Milo is English, he points out that anyone west of Poland is viewed as American by most Russians) Pindos examines the fleeting nature of celebrity, traversing different cultures and languages,...

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ScotsGay (5/5 stars) 119 days ago

Being a stand – up comedian in Russia is probably very hard. But taking that experience, making it into a routine and performing it at the Edinburgh Fringe is definitely a lot harder. Of course, you are not dealing with censorship or the fear that if you say something wrong...

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