Shit-Faced Showtime: Alice Through the Cocktail Glass

Comedy (musical theatre, cabaret)

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  • Underbelly, Bristo Square - Cowbarn
  • 22:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Magnificent Bastard Productions Ltd
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience Participation, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Sight 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


'Who are you?' asked the Cheshire cat. Why, we're the Fringe's favourite all-singing, all-dancing boozical, and this year we've fallen through the cocktail glass with our adaption of Alice in Wonderland. Featuring a cast of professional West End performers with a single drunken cast member thrown into the mix each night, you can expect bum notes, botched dances and madness aplenty. So, head on down the rabbit hole as we're already running late for an important date with a bottle labelled 'drink me'!

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: There is ramp access to the front door. Then level access to front row seats. There are 14 steps if not taking the accessible entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp, Level Access

  • Stairs: 11- 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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Ben 91 days ago

Really flawed concept. Would be much funnier if the (allegedly) drunk performer was trying to get things right instead of having free licence to mess things up and to force others to follow his lead.

Patti 92 days ago

My hubby and I absolutely loved it. The cast was wonderful, the drinker for the evening (Alice) was wonderful and we even said we'd happily see the show done without the drinking because it was so well done.

We actually liked this one much better than Shit-Faced Shakespeare this year. Don't get me wrong, that one was wonderful, too, but we felt the venue for that was just too huge and we lost something. This one was just big enough.

Adam D 92 days ago

The drunk for the performance got overly excited with the rest cast and everyone got a tragic backstory involving a clothes shop. It was hilarious to watch.

David Wright 103 days ago

These guys never fail to make me and my friends laugh until our faces hurt.

Melanie Glanville-Gittins 104 days ago

An extremely talented cast, a very "interesting" premise (getting a cast member drunk before coming on stage) and turns out to be hilarious. Brilliant, laughed from start to finish. I am pretty sure that the only reason this works though is because the cast are so good at what they do. Funny, clever and highly-entertaining.

Mark Reynolds 106 days ago

Top Quotes from 4th August:

"Just checking for lumps."

"Get under my skirt."

"You count-try man."

"Say sorry for kicking the hedgehog."

"I am 9ft tall."

"Yes, the mad hatter has a wife."

"I'm eating myself."

"This is a new song so I might be a bit slow."

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Voice Mag (5/5 stars) 91 days ago

It’s such a simple premise to liven up an already glittering musical extravaganza but it’s amazingly effective. It’s relevent too, Alice in Wonderland the original novel is entirely about drug-filled hallucagenic antics so why should this production be any different. The original story doesn’t make any sense and is written by an-under-the-influence writer and likewise this show is fuelled by alcohol. Fun, frivolous and exciting, this is incredible.

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The Student Newspaper 96 days ago

The show is great fun and the laughs are many and often. It is supported by good quality production values and a professional ensemble and is executed with the confidence that comes with the Sh!tfaced pedigree.

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