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London Fringe Festival

Events

This is Step One

New Twist Theatre Collective
60min

Jess has it all together... at least that’s what she wants you to think. We are what we remember, and after an accidental and horrifying blast from the past, Jess begins to recount her less than virtuous teen/young adult life. Meet Jess, manic cleaner and recovering *ssh*ole.

Jon Bennett: How I Learned to Hug

2Hoots Productions
60min

Multi award-winning Australian storyteller Jon Bennett (Pretending Things are a Cock, Fire in the Meth Lab) is back!

Not a love story but a story of love, loss, sex and hugging told to a lady lookalike of Jay-Z whilst detained as a suspected terrorist in the Montreal Airport...

A true story.

Attention Seeker

That's Enough Drama
60min

The painfully shy joke-writer for a famous British comic crashes into the Standup spotlight… and the rest is history (except history is normally written by the winners). A regrettably true story about mental distraction & ego destruction.

★★★★★ “incredibly smart, funny” Edmonton Journal

"Hugely talented, a cut above most storytellers" CBC

HOUSE

RibbitRePublic
60min

“Imagine if Jim Carrey was in One Flew Over a Cuckoo’s Nest” - VUE Weekly

RibbitRePublic returns to Fringe (BEST PICTURE - Producer's Pick 2015, BE A MAN - Outstanding Comedy winner 2013, LETTERS IN WARTIME - Outstanding Performance winner 2012) with Daniel MacIvors' sit-down-stand-up-one-man-comedy-nightmare!

"Thoroughly Entertaining"  - Orlando Sentinel

Fraser the Hypnotist presents Life Happens

Fraser Frase
90min

A perfect blend of comedy hypnosis mixed with mentalist and magic creates The Fraser Frase Experience

Watch crazy Fraser hypnotize volunteers to act out his bizarre suggestions of funny life situations.

Top all that with a little magic and stupid feats of mentalist and you have comedy that blows your mind.

Calum and the Whale

OrbitFriendly
55min

A young man in search of viral video fame plans an ultimate, adrenaline junkie stunt. Close to the shores of Cape Breton Island, he befriends a curious humpback whale with a huge hunger for adventure. This original musical features an east coast flavour with a dynamic, experienced cast.

I Was a Sixth Grade Bigfoot

Hotsy Totsy Productions
60min

Award winning storyteller Cyndi Freeman, presents a solo-show about hoaxes, bullies, and monsters. Weaving together true tales of a hoax perpetrated against her when she was 11 years old and trivia about the Bigfoot myth, she has created a show about the resilience it takes to survive childhood.

Bad Habits

A Little Bit Off
60min

From the 20-time award-winning company that brought you Beau & Aero and Bella Culpa (Edmonton Fringe Best of Fest 2015 & 2016) - a NUNsensical show about two sisters of faith struggling to find the light... and stay in it. We pray you'll join us. "Physical comedy at its best" -London Free Press

Wooster Sauce

THEATrePUBLIC
58min

Jeeves returns!  PG Wodehouse’s brilliant valet saves his upper-class twit boss from certain catastrophe. Spiffing entertainment from five-star Fringe veterans John D. Huston (SCREWTAPE) and director Kenneth Brown (Anatolia Speaks).

 "HILARIOUS" ★★★★★ Ottawa Citizen

"PERFECT" ★★★★★ Edmonton Journal 

"BRILLIANT"★★★★★ National Post