Spontaneous Potter

Comedy (improv)

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  • Gilded Balloon Rose Theatre - Main Theatre
  • 21:30
  • Aug 18-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: The Spontaneous Players
  • Warnings and additional info: As a completely improvised show, the content changes daily. However, there is a very high probability of swearing and adult content. This show is expressly not a family show.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

An entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, based on a suggestion of a fan fiction title. With live musical accompaniment! From the team behind Fringe smash hit Spontaneous Sherlock. Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show! ***** 'Unbeatably clever' (EdinburghGuide.com, 2017). ***** 'Flawlessly-executed improv comedy... pure, unadulterated hilarity' (EdFringeReview.com). ***** 'Side-splitting laughter across the entirety of the performance' (ThreeWeeks). ***** 'An ingenious, laugh-out-loud show... perfect for Potterheads and muggles alike' (EdinburghGuide.com, 2018). Scottish Comedy Award 2018, Best Variety (Winners). Note: Spontaneous Potter is an unofficial show not endorsed by or affiliated with Warner Bros, JK Rowling or her publishers.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Access in via 41 internal curved steps.
  • 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.

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

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Broadway Baby (5/5 stars) 8 days ago

You’d be forgiven for thinking that Spontaneous Potter, from the eponymous Spontaneous Players, is just another improvised twist on a cultural classic. It’s easy to imagine a show that relies too heavily on the source material, is inaccessible for a casual audience, and feels lazy around the edges. Instead, Spontaneous...

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 14 days ago

Spontaneous Potter is an improvised comedy show based on fan fiction titles, suggested by the audience nightly. Our night is called Potter and the Legendary Brexit Monster. The cast wear gowns representing the four Hogwarts houses and each have wands. They're confronted with a typically uncharitable Snape deducting vast numbers...

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