Ahh, Russia! Home of words! Home of books and plays! Home of Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Chekov, Brezhnev, Gogol! Russian literature is the finest in the world. Gambling devices are also excellent! In this show, we combine Russian literature with gambling devices! Hurray! Roll a five, someone gets cholera!
Land on red and communism happens! Roll a seven and Anna Karenina turns into a balalaika! Roll a one for the KGB! Comedian Will Seaward and actors Sullivan Brown and Jonathan Ashby-Rock present this show which puts dice back in Dicetoyevsky and the bookie back in Russian books!
HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI & ASHLEY BLAKER: EDINBURGH FESTIVAL PREVIEWS
A double bill of Edinburgh Festival Fringe previews featuring:
HARDEEP SINGH KOHLI
The host of BBC Radio 4's Sketchtopia and regular on BBC One's Question Time and This Week, follows up his acclaimed 2017 hit with a brand-new show mixing his trademark 'worldly wit and fabulous punchlines' **** (Fest). 'Immensely funny' (Daily Express). 'Consistently thought-provoking' **** (VoiceMag.uk). 'Something quite special... in-between the laughter are stories of genuine power' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com).
Ashley Blaker isn't your average Orthodox Jewish man. He's also an internationally acclaimed comedian and now, for the first time, is performing a show for us gentiles, direct from his off-Broadway run. How did a secular Jewish comedy producer end up becoming ultra-orthodox? How does he live between two very different worlds? As heard on BBC Radio 4. 'Has audiences on the floor' (Jerusalem Post). 'Relentlessly funny... Blaker brings something totally unprecedented to stand-up' (Jewish Chronicle). 'A wittier man than I'll ever be' (Matt Lucas, Little Me).
Grimm's Fairy Tales
London Contemporary Performance Academy's Youth Theatre present their summer production of Grimm's Fairy Tales.
Join Red Riding Hood on her journey to grandmother’s house and follow the breadcrumbs with Hansel & Gretel. Encounter the mischievous Rumplestiltskin and meet a very unusual Godfather. This unique performance will take the audience deep into the heart of the fairy tales they know and love. Bringing to life the fantastical stories of the Brothers Grimm, this spellbinding show will capture the imaginations of adults and children alike.