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Even moo-re shows opening this week!

18th Aug 2019

We might be entering into the final week of the Fringe, but if you think that means we're going to start winding down, you must be having a calf! We've got loads of brand moo shows starting this week, as well as some EXTRA performances of shows due to popular demand!

Will Gompertz: Double Art History - The Sequel | 3.35PM (4.35PM) | 19 - 25 August 

BBC arts editor Will Gompertz returns to Fringe with another humorous lecture about the world of contemporary art. Step into his fun-filled art history lesson as he aims to teach the audience that not all modern art is bollocks. Art aficionado or novice, you'll leave having learned a thing or two – but will you pass the end of class test?

A Beautiful Way to Be Crazy | 11.45AM (12.45PM) | 19 - 26 August

Innovative gig theatre based on interviews with women in the music industry, fusing poetry, live music and audio. A tale of growing up, finding a voice and listening to Joni Mitchell records from award-winning poet Genevieve Carver and her multi-instrumental live band. Includes themes of confidence, female working relationships, toxic masculinity and mental health, and genres from soul to electronica, classical and pop.

Austentatious presents... Crosstentatious! In Aid of Waverley Care | 9.30PM (10.30PM) | 19 August 

For one night only, the Chortle Award-winning ladies and gentlemen of Austentatious swap their bonnets and breeches to raise money for Waverley Care! Join them as they improvise a riotously funny new Jane Austen work, based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. Performed in full Regency costume with live musical accompaniment, Crosstentatious features an all-star cast of dashing women and hommes fatals.

Got Soul Choir | 4PM (5PM) | 24 August

Led by soul powerhouse Maryam Ghaffari, Scotland’s funkiest choir will kickstart the final weekend of this year’s Fringe with their patented brand of uplifting, foot stomping soul classics.

Best of Musical Comedy Awards | 10.10PM (11.10PM) | 24 - 25 August

Join us for a riotous celebration of the Fringe’s best musical comedians! Since 2009, the MCAs have helped to launch the likes of Abandoman, Rachel Parris, Mae Martin, Jay Foreman and Frisky & Mannish. If you enjoy acts that combine comedy with music such as Bill Bailey, Tim Minchin and Flight of the Conchords, you will love this show. 


Troy Hawke: Tiles of the Unexpected EXTRA SHOW | 11.20PM (12.20AM) | 22 August

Following a sell-out run in 2018 in which he exposed bingo as the deadliest sport in the country, the empty Marxist promise of Poundland's false advertising and Aldi being responsible for Princess Diana, 1930s throwback comedic investigator Troy Hawke returns, applying his scrabble mentalism to Kanye West, xenophobia and the ugly truth of IKEA's link to the CIA. 

Rhys Nicholson: Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations EXTRA SHOW | 11.30PM (12.20AM) | 23 August

Rhys Nicholson is a nice man who is doing his best. 
WINNER Best Show NZ Comedy Festival 
NOMINEE Best Show Melbourne Comedy Festival

Posted by Lizzie Kunkler