Edinburgh Comedy Nominees 2019
A veritable smorgasbord of comedy nominees (and the winner) for you to tuck into.
Every family has a dark underbelly. Especially the perfect ones.
On a regular Sunday morning, Walt sits in his sunny suburban kitchen while wife Barb makes him breakfast. It’s not long before the mundane descends into madness.
Award-winning US playwright, Mary Laws, exposes the darker side of happily ever after in the UK premiere of this cutting, absurdly funny, twisted tragedy.
Starring Gala Gordon (Three Sisters; Young Vic, The Blinding Light; Jermyn Street Theatre and The Crown), Gareth David-Lloyd (Three Women and a Piano Tuner; Hampstead Theatre; Torchwood, Holby City and Waterloo Road), Adrianna Bertola (Matilda and Charlie & The Chocolate Factory; West End) and Matt Barkley (Gangsta Granny; West End).
Mary Laws’ plays include Bird Fire Fly, Wonderful, The Drive, What A Very Pretty Pageant!, Stand (an autumn play), The Trapeze Artist and This. As a screenwriter, her credits include AMC’s TV series Preacher and The Neon Demon.
Captioned performance: Tue 12 Jun
WARNING: Contains strong language and scenes of a sexual nature and graphic violence including stage blood. Please contact the box office should you require further details.
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'Witty, fun, crazy, irreverent and searingly on point... a thought-provoking must-see.’
‘An entertainingly cartoonish satire.’
‘A wildly entertaining satire…dazzling.’
‘A revelation… cuts to the quick with dark comedy and brutality… a tour de force.’
'Bloody hell...compulsively watchable.'