Tuesday, 19 July 2016

"Highly recommended for those who are still children at heart" - Sheffield Socks Review

Always love a nice review. This is from a blog by @ClaireAChapman, reviewing the Socks, and the other acts, doing their Edinburgh Previews at Sheffield's New Barrack Tavern on Sunday afternoon.

Kicking off the afternoon to evening, in the beautiful walled suntrap of a pub garden, was the Scottish Falsetoo Sock Puppet Theatre, who will be performing their show "Scottish Falsetoo Sock Puppets Do Shakespeare" at the Fringe every day from 3 to 29 August, with no show on 23 August, at 10.30pm Gilded Balloon Teviot for £5. The best way of describing the show is a one-man adult Scottish Punch and Judy show with socks, full of bad but very funny Bard related puns and hilarious original and re-worded songs, including my favourites "Fuck Up Some Shakespeare" and a unique version of Blur's "Boys and Girls", plus plays and a sonnet performed as never before. Highly recommended for those who are still children at heart and agree Shakespeare comedies are not funny enough.

The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre do Shakespeare at the Edinburgh Fringe August 2016 - see the previews in your town!

★★★★★ "Accessible, contemporary and ridiculous" - Brighton Argus May 2016
★★★★ "Eat your heart out, Olivier" - What's On May 2016 
★★★★ "Comedy genius at work" - Theatre Bath April 2016 

July 8 - Flavel, Dartmouth
July 10 - Tring Festival 
July 14 - Market Harborough Theatre
July 17 - Sheffield New Barrack Tavern 2pm
July 17 - Greater Manchester Fringe , Kings Arms Salford 7pm
July 21 - Barnes Fringe
July 22 - Bedford Fringe
July 28 - The Lansdown, Clifton, Bristol - NEW DATE ADDED
July 30 - Blaenavon Rhymney Brewery 
Aug 3 - 29 - 10.30pm The Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe  

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