Swan Song

Theatre (comedy)

  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


A one-woman show – with two women. A narcissistic prima donna and a crass stand-up comedian fight for center-stage in a theatre that's been double-booked. Desperate for the audience's approval, the two must attempt to share the stage and perform their magnum opus one-woman shows together. But the spirit of collaboration can only go so far… In their Fringe debut, Jo Brodecki and Fiona Collinson turn the ever-popular, one-woman show on its head with a raucous comedy where chaos is queen, the cues aren't guaranteed, and friendship is not for the faint of heart.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Up a large, wide staircase.
  • 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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Katharine Conway 113 days ago

This play was by far the best one I saw. The acting, storyline and comedy was unmatched. The story was well written and easy to understand. I was left crying with laughter in many instances. Also the play finished with an intriguing end that kept me engaged until the very end. A must see! Bravo!

Daisy Dawson 120 days ago

Absolutely fantastic show. These two love ladies put together a hilarious, well written and performed master piece that left you chuckling all the way home. Would definitely see it again!

Sean Davis 120 days ago

Swan Song (***)
Two acting friends are scheduled for the same venue time slot, and agree to only do half of each their shows. While the concept could be interesting, the unconvincing snippets and banter just seem to fill the time, and go nowhere. In the play, they say that they are much more actors than writers, and it shows.

This is the 67th most enjoyable of the 78 shows I have seen so far at the Fringe this year. I hope to see almost 200. You may see my other three-sentence reviews, in order from most enjoyable to worst, at my non-commercial website: https://fringefan.com/

Alistair Maxwell 120 days ago

Very funny show with a really talented cast. Would highly recommend

Ben Preston 121 days ago

Amazingly funny show by two talented people! Had me giggling the whole time and the dichotomy yet complete chemistry they have makes this super enjoyable to watch. Definitely go see it!

Holly Merrington 123 days ago

Absolutely incredible show tonight by two very talented ladies. Highly recommend. I laughed so much and it made my day. Amazing chemistry between the two and just an overall amazing show. If I could give it 11/10 I would.

Craig Winward 123 days ago

Go see it! The best we’ve seen in a whistlestop 12-show trip to the Fringe from good ‘ol Yorkshire, catching all kinds of theatre this year. Boundless energy and hilariousness from these 2 incredibly talented performers. Thank you for a brilliant hour- let’s hope for a sequel show next year :)

Heather Groves 123 days ago

We saw Swan Song at the weekend. The show is clever, funny and well written. Plus showcases superb acting. 50 minutes sped by!

Don House 123 days ago

The best show I’ve seen at the Fringe. So good I went to see it twice. The interplay and chemistry between the two actors is superb as they unwind their intertwined past. Hilarious show with an unexpected ending. Highly recommend.

Nicola Macri 124 days ago

So good. Brilliant meta concept, expertly and hilariously conceived and performed. I had a great time! See it!

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Theatre Travels 121 days ago

It’s a sensationally strong Fringe debut from these two talented performers who have tons of chemistry and are really fun to watch in this fantastic show. Don’t miss it!

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