Five Edinburgh Fringe shows set to be underground hits

  • The List
  • 7 July 2010
Five Edinburgh Fringe shows set to be underground hits

1: The Sum of It All …
Bizarre but brilliant multimedia physical theatre piece from award-winning director Dan Shorten.
Zoo Roxy.

2: Jeremy Lion Goes Green
Welcome return for the cantankerous, burping, liquor-quaffing children's entertainer.
Pleasance Dome.

3: Bud Take the Wheel, I Feel a Song Coming On
Exciting new drama from hotly-tipped young writer Clara Brennan.
Underbelly.

4: John-Luke Roberts Distracts You from a Murder
Footlights alumnus, Radio 4 writer and Invisible Dot-er hoping for a breakout year.
Pleasance Courtyard.

5: Guilty Pleasures
Shameless fun for pop pickers at this regular clubnight in the excellent new Assembly @ Princes St. Gardens venue.

Guilty Pleasures

'Guilty Pleasures' is an unashamedly glorious all-singing, all-dancing celebration of pop music. In five short years it has become one of the biggest events and movements of the music scene. The music is straight-up pop, which for years was shamefully hidden away in the record collections of people afraid to admit their…

Jeremy Lion Goes Green

  • 3 stars

Join the UK's most extraordinary children's entertainer as he attempts to save the world from ecological meltdown. Learn about global warming, recycling, polar bears and wine in this informative and entertaining show. Fun for all the family, although entirely unsuitable for children. 'Gloriously, excruciatingly funny…

John-Luke Roberts Distracts You From A Murder

  • 4 stars

John-Luke Roberts performs quirky, whimsical, esoteric comedy to distract you from the bloody, brutal and sickening murder he will be committing during the show! John-Luke is ½ of peculiar but well-received double-act The Behemoth, creator of BBC7 sketch show 'Spats', Josie Long’s tour support and a writer for the 'News…

Bud Take the Wheel I Feel a Song Coming On

  • 4 stars

Arson, abortion and dead frogs … Deep in the English countryside a gay son, a small village, a daughter who won’t speak and a thatcher who hates Thatcher collide under the looming presence of a defunct paper mill. Compelling, funny and moving, ‘Bud’ chews up rural entrapment, spits up countryside clichés and writes a…

The Sum of It All...

  • 3 stars

Award-winning director Dan Shorten, co-founder of Precarious, introduces his new company Anomic. This heartfelt story laments the central character's journey from banality through love to despair. At once witty and melancholic the story explores the tragic decisions, unsettling circumstances and extreme emotions which…

Bud Take The Wheel I Feel A Song Coming On

Deep in the English countryside a gay son, a small village, a daughter who won't speak and a thatcher who hates Thatcher collide under the looming presence of a defunct paper mill in this darkly comic drama.

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