Too Pretty to Punch

Theatre (lgbt, spoken word)

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  • ZOO Southside - Studio
  • 13:25
  • Aug 2-13, 15-26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 8+
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Edalia Day
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience Participation
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Hearing 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
Dates, Times and Prices


What if you woke up one morning as the opposite gender? What if that was the day you were born and you had to wait 25 years before anyone believed you? Too Pretty to Punch is a kickass spoken word comedy about gender, the media and not fitting any of the boxes, full of explosive movement and exhilarating video projection. Edalia Day is a banjo-wielding, nonbinary, multi slam-winning force to be reckoned with. Praise for past shows: 'The best original play I've seen' ***** ( 'Thrillingly funny and highly inventive' ***** (

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Hearing not needed
  • Accessible entry: Level access via rear entrance, 10 steps from street if not taking accessibility entrance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access (Not Selected)
  • Stairs: 6 - 10
    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

Captioned performances

  • Dates: 2 August, 26 August, 7 August, 8 August, 3 August, 10 August, 9 August, 6 August, 5 August, 4 August, 11 August, 18 August, 25 August, 19 August, 12 August, 13 August, 20 August, 21 August, 22 August, 15 August, 16 August, 17 August, 24 August, 23 August
  • Type: Open
  • Booking options: You can book independently online, or contact our access team to book your tickets and request any specific seating locations or if booking a unit is required.

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

Dates, Times and Prices