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Suspiciously Cheap Comedy with Gein’s Family Giftshop & Goose
March 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
FOSTER’S-NOMINATED GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED GOOSE HOST A BRAND NEW COMEDY NIGHT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS…
THE BOY WITH TAPE ON HIS FACE
Multi-award-winning, international-sell-out, change-the-gamer in a rare London performance. Mime with noise, stand-up without the words, drama with no acting. This show speaks for itself. As seen on The Royal Variety Performance, BBC2’s Comedy Prom, ITV1’s Comedy Rocks and BBC3’s Live at the Fringe. Foster’s Edinburgh Panel Prize 2012. Best Breakthrough Act, Chortle Awards 2011. ***** (Times). ***** (Metro). **** (Guardian). **** (Telegraph). ‘Indescribably wonderful’ (Tim Minchin).
Edinburgh Comedy Award winner, Time Out Comedy Performer of the Year, BAFTA-nominee, and star of Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa. ‘This is sublime, busy and evocative work from a man who keeps getting better and better,’ ***** (List). ‘In any other sphere apart from comedy, we’d probably class this way of looking at the world as certifiable. Here it feels like genius’ (Daily Telegraph). ‘At times it’s like a wind-up; elsewhere it’s so lovely you could bathe in it’ **** (Guardian).
Restlessly innovative and fearlessly playful, this double act weaves joyful, bizarre and enthralling comedy. ‘Top 5 sketch show at the Fringe’ **** (The List). ‘Really excellent’ **** (Fresh Fringe). ‘True originality and creativity… hilarious and very smart’ **** (BroadwayBaby). ‘Original and brilliant’ ***** (ThreeWeeks).
AND HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY…
Sweaty one-man cartoons. **** ‘Chaotic comic theatre…an original, ambitious edifice’ (Chortle), **** ‘A work of theatrical mastery and comic innovation…deconstructive, satirical and stunningly structured’ (Fest), ***** ‘Maverick comic theatre…one of the most indescribably wonderful pieces of theatre I’ve seen’ (ThreeWeeks)
GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP
Your new favourite sketch group, you just don’t know it yet. Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2014. Winners: Best New Sketch Act and Audience Choice Award at London Sketchfest 2014. ***** (The Sunday Times, The Skinny, Arts Award Voice, Broadway Baby, Short Com), **** (Mail on Sunday, Time Out, Metro, Fest, Gigglebeats). “All three have formidable acting chops, going from the sublime to the ridiculous and demonstrating a gift for physical as well as verbal comedy” (Chortle), “a fluid, dark sketch show that’s usually a step ahead of its audience” (The Guardian).