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The Cabinet of Madame Fanny Du Thé

Riddlestick Theatre

31st Jul 2019 - 26th Aug 2019

The Green - Pleasance Courtyard

9pm

Suitable for ages 12 and above

Overview

Important information:

This performance contains strong language and sexual references.

Tales of woe, tales of science, tales of curses, tales of defiance. Also, some juggling.

Reach into Fanny's cabinet for a musical voyage of hilarity. But beware! Somebody's out to sink her ship...

Riddlestick Theatre are dedicated to tickling fancies with weird and wonderful stories and enchanting live music. Choose the tales we tell in this riotous celebration of curiosity and imagination.

'Their energy is boundless, the script fiercely intelligent and the original live music bound to stay dancing through your head' (Best Shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2018, Guardian).

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"Through tales of pirates, milkmen and mad scientists, the ensemble create a vibrant world of adventure. Their energy is boundless, the script fiercely intelligent and the original live music bound to stay dancing through your head"
stars
Kate Wyver - The Guardian
"This six hander is the stuff of dreams"
4 stars
Tricia Wey - A Younger Theatre
“Through a whirlwind of tall tales and song, Riddlestick Theatre had me hanging onto their every oddity”
4 stars
Rowan Evans - EdFringeReview
"turning tired adults on Tuesday night back into curious children, always ready for another unbelievable story"
4 stars
Elizaveta Kolesnikova - Theatre Weekly
"The vocal harmonies are enchanting; there is cute and clever wordplay; innuendo and insult. Most of all there is energy; it runs from start to finale of this one hour show"
4 stars
Adrian Mantle - StageTalk
“This is creative, imaginative theatre at its very best – and even the greatest cynic will likely be left feeling thoroughly entertained and amused”
stars
Tom Besley - Bristol 24/7
"Riddlestick Theatre are a riot of fun. Clever fun, complete with voice, cello, guitar, accordion and stories galore... We love Fanny and her curios and damn it if we don’t want to see more. Bravo for Fanny!"
stars
Becky Condron - Weston-Super-Mum
"I arrived at the theatre ready to be blown away – and I was."
stars
Ingrid Monavar - Forge Press

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