Stretched

Theatre (comedy, new writing)

  • Accessibility:
    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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Description

How quickly can you write a TV show? A month? A week? A day? Felix, Phoebe and Alice have 40 minutes. After unsuccessfully pitching a historical drama about the Soviet Gulag, Felix blurts out another idea. This second idea is off-the-cuff… and a little unorthodox. As the clock counts down in real time, this fast-paced comedy about the brutality of the TV industry highlights the humour in stressful situations and the circumstances that can push people to ultimate betrayal.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift there is a large flight to 1st floor of hotel then a further 4 steps to venue. Alternatively the building lift can be taken to the first floor and then a platform lift can be used instead of the 4 further steps.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • 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.

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

Vivienne Riddoch 3 days ago

Fabulous, fast-paced show packed full of laughs. Excellent writing, superb cast and first-class tech. 5 stars! *****

Hugo 4 days ago

A must-see at Fringe. Well-acted, engaging and really funny - it's impossible not to laugh!

Sharron Brannen 5 days ago

What a great show! Laugh out loud comedy with a strong premise and absolutely fabulous ensemble clowning from the cast! Couldn’t stop grinning the whole way through!

Joe Carraghan 7 days ago

This show made me chuckle a lot! Wonderfully written and excellent acting throughout!

JTGL 7 days ago

Saw this fantastic new play last night. Wow! The Fringe at its best!
The excellent cast give a pacy, energetic and punchy performance full of laughs from start to finish. The play explores the chaotic world of tv commissioning and the fine lines between success and career oblivion. There are some pin sharp observations, great flights of fancy, great physical comedy, a short but pertinent audience participation sequence (hilarious!) and a deeply satisfying reveal at the end of the piece. Writer Thomas Davy and the cast truly hit the spot ! If you’re looking for a late evening show full of laughter - this is the one! We loved it! Enjoy!

Leah 8 days ago

What an utter joy this piece of new writing is! Wonderfully acted and hilarious to. This piece of absurd comedy coming from new playwright Thomas Davy is completely unique and maintains all the fantastic qualities of the fringe. the commentary on the television industry is very poignant whilst remaining witty and showcases just how difficult and pressurising our industry is! Definitely a must see!

Adam Gray 9 days ago

Really enjoyed the premise of the show. A really energetic and fun performance from all involved but our favourite character was Cameron the most important TV executive. We really enjoyed the improved section around creating new animals from the audiences ideas! Fun show overall! Although the timer was making us nervous about missing our train


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