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  • Milton Jones in Milton: Impossible – Warm Up Show

    14 October 2019 8:00pm

    One man. One Mission. Is it possible? No, not really.

    Milton reveals the truth about being an international spy, before being given a disappointing new identity which forced him to appear on Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo.

    But this is also a love story with the twist, or at least a really bad sprain.

    Just gloriously daft nonsense or is there a deeper meaning? Every man has his price. Sainsburys, where good food costs less.

    “He’s fast, absurd and very Funny”  Radio Times

    “No-one can touch Jones when he hits his stride”  The Guardian

    Find out more about Milton Jones on his website, Facebook and Instagram.

     

     

     

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  • Harry & Chris

    16 October 2019 7:30pm – 10:00pm

    Harry and Chris (Guardian Pick of the Fringe 2018) are at the top of their field, having invented the field of comedy-rap-jazz. They’ve sold out three Edinburgh shows, appeared on The Russell Howard Hour and were called ‘fabulously entertaining’ by Jonathan Ross (we didn’t even pay him). From the ridiculous to the sublime, the world’s greatest comedy-rap-jazz duo bring award-winning wordplay, awe-inspiring musicality, eyebrow-raising bromance and unashamed joy to the biggest PR task of all time - spinning planet earth.

    'Magnificent' ★★★★★ Sunday Post

    'Blisteringly talented' ★★★★★ Fringe Guru

    'Thoroughly feelgood' Chortle

    Find out more about Harry & Chris on their website, Twitter and Instagram.

     

     

     

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  • Monstersaurus!

    19 October 2019 All Day

    One day Monty found a book 'Inventions Very Rare' Create yourself a monster friend but only if you dare!

    This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster-ously good!

    Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem - now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?! This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight the whole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation!

    Suitable for ages 3+

    Find out more about Monstersaurus UK on their Twitter, Facebook and website.

      

     

     

     

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  • James Phelan: Troublemaker

    20 October 2019 8:00pm

    Extraordinary! (The Mirror). Viral sensation and star of BBC Radio, James Phelan presents a unique magical prank show that is both jaw dropping and laugh out loud funny!

    Troublemaker is a mind-blowing rollercoaster filled with mystery and hilarity – from mind-reading outrageous confessions from members of the audience, to risking the safety of iPhones.

    Nephew of the great Paul Daniels; and with several million videos views under his belt, plus a flagship BBC radio show – James is now tipped as one of most anticipated magical performers in a generation. He presents Trickster: Live, the BBC’s ground-breaking new radio magic show, and Celebrity Troublemaking, an upcoming TV programme that uses magic to get up close and personal with superstars.

    Find out more about James Phelan on his Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

     

     

     

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  • Up, Up and Away

    23 October 2019 1:30pm – 7:00pm

    Written by Mark Worth

    Dramaturg- Nikky Smedley, How to Speak Child Productions

    Director- Sarah Worth

    Up, Up and Away for audiences of children and their families.  

    Jo is mis-understood… by nearly everyone, friends (if he had any), teachers, even mum and dad… Everyone keeps telling Jo that he is just… ‘different’… that he doesn’t fit in. So, when a mysterious red balloon floats by, Jo is given the chance to fly away into the sky above and he doesn’t think twice about going.

    Once in the clouds, Jo meets a host of colourful, strange and intriguing characters, who are the most ‘different’ kind of people he’s ever met. Together they embark on a cloud hopping, star jumping, stratospheric adventure and teach Jo that sometimes being ‘different’ is the best thing in the world.

    Like so many children with special educational needs, Jo struggles to find a place for himself in everyday life. Exploring communication, social interaction and feelings of isolation, Up, Up and Away is a story for all children who perceive the world though their own frame.

    “Leaving every child feeling treasured and with a beautiful moral to the story, it will awaken the magic in everyone.”  ★★★★★ The Reviews Hub

    Using a mix of inspiring movement focused theatre, aerial dance and innovative design, the performance is an engaging experience for audiences, with exciting interactive elements.

    The performance draws on Highly Sprung’s extensive experience of working with children, using movement and drama to engage audiences in more immersive, creative experiences. Up, Up and Away is designed to engage children through a positive, engaging and high quality ‘first’ arts experience, that promotes the joy of the arts.

    Up, Up and Away creates a sense of magic, beauty and intrigue for the children who see it. They associate with the story of Jo, who doesn’t fit in, who is different. Through Jo’s journey ‘into the clouds and down again’ children learn how to celebrate each person’s individuality, uniqueness and diversity.

     

     

     

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  • The Snow Queen

    16 November 2019 All Day

    Join us this November and December as we bring Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale The Snow Queen to The Old Rep stage.

    This adaptation of the magical adventure follows inseparable friends Kai and Gerda.  When the heartless Snow Queen steals Kai to help rebuild her broken treasure, can Gerda rescue him in time before she plunges the world into an eternal winter? With the help of an unlikely band of companions, Gerda travels to the Kingdom of Ice to confront the Snow Queen and rescue her friend.

    From the creative team behind last year’s Pinocchio, comes a seasonal adventure for the entire family. With an epic original score, spellbinding storytelling, and more than a pinch of Christmas magic, this thrilling re-imagining of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fable promises to be a fairy-tale you won’t want to miss this Christmas.

    BSL performance - Friday 22 November, 1.30pm                                                                                                                                                                                         BSL & Relaxed performance - Saturday 14 December, 1.30pm

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