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Theatre (clown, political)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Pleasance Two
  • 18:10
  • Aug 3-14, 16-21, 23-27
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Suitability: 12+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Rhum + Clay
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains audience participation, distressing themes, scenes of violence and strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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
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Their choice? To die on stage – or off it. Beautiful and bonkers – it's the clown show about totalitarianism you never knew you needed. Informed and inspired by conversations with international artists living under authoritarian regimes. Rhum + Clay return to the Edinburgh Fringe after 2019's sell-out smash hit The War of the Worlds **** (Guardian) and 2018's total sell-out and The Stage Award-winning Mistero Buffo. ***** ( 'Vivid... athletic and sensational. Essential' **** (Stage). 'Powerfully resonant... deceptively playful' ***** (

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Main queue in cobbled courtyard on far right. Wheelchair and level access via locked door at rear of venue - speak to staff or Box Office for access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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

Dates, Times and Prices