1st Aug 2018 - 27th Aug 2018

Pleasance Two - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for ages 12 and above


'I took a sh*t on your food, then I vomited on it and then I stamped around in it with my little sticky feet. And all because I don't like you.'

In a kill-or-be-killed fight for sanity, one man is determined to conquer his fear of flies, but as darkness falls, what is that ominous hum behind the door?

Olivier Award-nominated Les Enfants Terribles (Alice's Adventures Underground) and Pins and Needles (Mr Popper's Penguins) present an absurdist tale that will leave your skin crawling with fear and mind buzzing with excitement.

Featuring original music mixed live on stage.

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

"Flies is laden with a visceral vulgarity, and an artistic styling that has no competition."
5 stars
Edinburgh Guide
"This black comedy is filled with ‘buzzing’ inventive silliness in a totally surreal production."
4 stars
British Theatre Guide
"Flies is an original and inventive piece of theatre, brimming with Les Enfant Terribles’ trademark mixture of storytelling, music and innovative staging. Combined with Pins and Needles’ quirky and multi-sensory style, the result is an intriguing and satisfyingly perverse evening of theatre."
4 stars
The Reviews Hub
"This production is absurd, ambitious and absolutely non sensical.”
4 stars
The 730 Review

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