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Spotlight on our Wee Coo!

15th Aug 2019

Everyone know our Big Coo over at George Square (I mean it's pretty hard to miss our giant purple cow, Udderbelly!) but have you been to our Wee Coo yet? Smaller and more intimate, this little purple haven is full to the brim with udderly exceptional shows that'll have you laughing, crying and everything in between!

Daniel Cainer: Signs and Wonders | 12PM (1PM) | 31 July - 26 August

Multi-award-winning musical storytelling from creator of ‘Jewish Chronicles’ and ‘Gefilte Fish & Chips’. Brilliant rhyming, wordplay and haunting tunes you won’t forget. For anyone who’s ever wrestled with their home, their heritage and their heart. 

Piano_Play | 1.20PM (2.20PM) | 31 July - 26 August 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Theatre Weekly 
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Scotsman
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ BroadwayBaby

Bach plus Beethoven plus Britney equals Tom: a young man whose piano lessons give him a unique vocabulary. A new play about grief, obsession and music. With one man and a piano. And it's all underscored live. 

Bi-Cycle | 2.40PM (3.40PM) | 31 July - 26 August

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Culture Fix
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Wee Review

Whether you’re a die-hard in the gym or an after work spin class hack, If you've ever felt confused about your identity, not enough, and attempted to find your soul through fitness to no avail! Come ride with Bi-Cycle, and find it! Enter the shiny boutique spin studio, and be taken on a ride by the chiseled and imperfect instructor, who's damaged and motivated soul will hopefully, guide you, hopefully, back to yours. A spin on self worth, sexuality and spin class. 

Joe Bor: The Story of Walter and Herbert | 4PM (5PM) | 31 July - 26 August

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Three Weeks
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mumble
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dark Chat

Award-winning comedian Joe Bor retells the story of the friendship between his grandad (world-renowned town planner, Walter Bor) and his grandad's best friend (world-renowned comedy actor, Herbert Lom) and their journey from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to the UK.

Franceso de Carlo: Winning Hearts and Minds | 5.20PM (6.20PM) | 31 July - 26 August

Winning Hearts And Minds is a show about love and populism. A journey through his Italian family and personal experiences, literature, architecture and other words he cannot pronounce properly. Contains accent. 

Siblings: The Siblinginging | 6.40PM (7.40PM) | 31 July - 26 August

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Entertainment Focus

Following last year's sell out show, character comedians and IRL sisters Maddy and Marina are back and bigger than ever (at least physically). This August will see them squeeze their genes (and jeans) into the auld heffer. Expect Gaulier trained clowning from Maddy, intensely serious acting from Marina and a whole closet-full of family secrets. Don't forget to bring a box of tissues! [Material is suitable for anyone who has or has seen a sister]

Girlfriend From Hell - The Bitch is Back | 8PM (9PM) | 31 July - 26 August

GFH builds on the runaway success of Gabby’s last Edinburgh show and offers a new series of life hacks on today’s dating and partying scene. From how to resist sweet Chardonnay’s charms after you promised dear old Buxton Water you wouldn’t see her again to guidance on the best flirty filters to use when you want your ex’s new girlfriend to clock how good you look. Plus top tips on how to walk when you’ve taken too much ketamine and remember it’s never too early to start stalking you boyfriend.

Eli Matthewson - An Inconvenient Poof | 9.20PM (10.20PM) | 31 July - 26 August

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Voice Mag
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Chortle

It's been 10 years since Eli was made environment prefect at high school. It's hard to believe he still hasn't saved the world. In fact he's starting to worry he's made it worse. When everything in the world seems terrible can one Inconvenient Poof make a difference?

Ange Lavoipierre: Final Form | 10.40PM (11.40PM) | 31 July - 26 August

Two parts fever dream and one part personality quiz, Final Form examines the desperate lengths we go to in our eternal quest to be liked. Expect ghosts, a cello, the 1950s sociologist Erving Goffman, and plenty of twists from Ange Lavoipierre in this acclaimed comedy debut. 

Posted by Lizzie Kunkler