Scottee: Class

Theatre (contemporary, solo show)

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  • Assembly Roxy - Upstairs
  • 16:05
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Scottee & Friends Ltd
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 18 and above (18+) (Restriction) Contains Distressing Themes, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months

Description

Scottee grew up around mould, mice and clothes off the market. After a chance meeting with some posh kids, his mum teaching him to talk proper and him successfully persuading her to take him off free school meals Scottee knew he didn't want to be common. Class is a show about what it is to be embarrassed, pretending to be posher than you are and explores why we all get a thrill playing god with green tokens from Waitrose. This is a show for the middle classes.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There is 25 steps into the performance space. The surrounding street area has some cobbles/uneven pavements.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    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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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

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 46 days ago

In a city where rising accommodation prices and cost of living push both visiting artists and locals out of its festivals, Scottee's Class could not be more pertinent, and that is exactly why it needs to be presented at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Early on, Scottee asks his fellow working-class...

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FringeReview 54 days ago

Wakey, wakey, Scottee is in the house, “a big fat council Mary’ in a red tracksuit – this is one show you’re definitely not going to sleep through. Exploring that well known social divide, the red wine/Stella line, Scottee is unrelenting, taking us, his largely white middle class audience as...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 61 days ago

Scottee creates theatres of discomfort, often remaining obscured or offstage himself as they play out. ...

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The List (4/5 stars) 62 days ago

Class divide is class war in Scottee's furious new show...

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Exeunt 65 days ago

‘Right guys, if this is going to work, you’re going to have to stop acting like middle class knobheads’ There’s a sheepish half-cheer when Scottee tells the middle class people in the audience to make some noise. No one wants to whoop and holler about how privileged they are. There’s...

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The Guardian (3/5 stars) 67 days ago

This is a deliberately uncomfortable watch. In a lecture-style monologue, working-class artist Scottee adopts an abrasive tone as he schools his predominantly middle-class audience, demanding we scrutinise our attitudes towards the postcode lottery of class. At the door, he uses Waitrose tokens to ask us what the working class need...

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The Wee Review (5/5 stars) 67 days ago

As the audience enter the performance space at Assembly Roxy we are told to consider the question ‘What is more important to working class people – money or love?’ The question is returned to later in the hour, but not until Scottee takes the stage and delves into his upbringing...

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