Puddles Pity Party

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Puddles Pity Party: Let's Go!

5 Aug 20164 stars

An unexpected musical and visual delight with the saddest of clowns

Returning after 2015's triumphant debut, Puddles continues with another concoction of rock covers and gently anarchic humour. For an hour, he invites the audience into a world of his own making, with mime and 80s power ballads as the building blocks.

Edinburgh's Christmas 2015 programme revealed

22 Sep 2015

Christmas markets open on Fri 20 Nov; festive highlights include Circa, Susan Boyle and Puddles

Word on the street is it's the most wonderful time of the year: a time to turn your blood into Glühwein, for the excessive consumption of Bratwurst and for Michael Buble's festive album to be played so often it is deeply ingrained into your subconscious…

Puddles Pity Party

14 Aug 20155 stars

This sad clown brings joy

Despite his imposing physical presence and precise, expressive mime, there is more to Puddles than meets the eye. The Pity Party alternates between the sad clown's interpretations of classic rock and audience participation interludes, building to a…

Interview: Puddles Pity Party

4 Aug 2015

‘I think it is more theatre than cabaret. It’s therapeutic for me.’

All communication is fraught with the potential for misunderstanding, but an interview with Puddles the clown is a particularly challenging prospect. Despite the power of his rich singing voice – one that Fringe audiences will hear in his 2015 cabaret…