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    • 18 Oct -
      22 Oct 2022
      18 Oct - 22 Oct 2022

    Two clowns trapped in a cardboard world, a hysterical comedy from Opposable Thumb Theatre (Big Boys Don’t Cry).

    Take your seat, relax but don’t get too comfortable. Coulrophobia (fear of clowns) is 80 minutes of brilliant slapstick, mime, puppetry, existential angst and big shoes.

    Dik and Adam are Clowns! They couldn’t fight their way out of a paper bag, let alone a surreal cardboard world. Why are they there and what are they supposed to be doing? They know something sinister is afoot and they need to get out before it’s too late. Join them on a hysterical and sometimes terrifying quest for a more meaningful existence.

    With enough subversive humour to please the most hardened cynic, Coulrophobia glides seamlessly from sinister to touching, from ridiculous to outright hilarious. A high energy, anarchic, roller coaster of a clown / puppet show that has been a sell-out hit at festivals in Portugal, Holland, Norway, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Romania, Finland and the UK.

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    • RUNNING TIME1 hour 20 minutes, no interval
    • TICKETS£13 Tue-Thurs and Sat matinee, £15/£13 Conc Fri and Sat evenings
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    plus 2pm matinee on Sat

    • *****

      “Two performers at the peak of their clowning powers.”

      The Wee Review, Edinburgh
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      “It’s impossible not to laugh. My cheeks ached when I left the theatre.”

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      “An endlessly watchable double act. It’s sublimely entertaining.”

      Total Theatre
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      “A fabulous and totally mad adventure.”

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      The List
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      Theatre Bubble

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