1 - 25 August


2:00 pm


Underbelly Cowgate


Age 12+ (Guideline)

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Experiment Human

OFFIE winners 2024 invite you to join Monkion's unique Experiment.

Blending dark comedy with the surreal, Experiment Human tells the story of Monkion, a non-human creature curious to understand the strange world outside their attic. Having seized actor Benedict Cumberbatch at the height of his fame to protect him from the media, Monkion has failed to give Cumberbatch what he needs to survive. Will the experiment succeed? What will happen if it doesn't?

OFFIE winner, 2024. Innovation Award – VAULT Festival nominee, 2023. Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence, 2022.

‘One of the most unique and unusual stories being told on stage’ (
‘Physically masterful, witty and simply fascinating’ (

Photo Credit: @michaeloreillyphotographer

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Hooky Productions


60 minutes


Optional audience participation. Contains dark humour, violence and use of syringe prop.


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