Date

1 - 11 August

Time

5:50 pm

Venue

Underbelly Cowgate

suitability

Age 16+ (Guideline)

Tickets from

£7.00

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Comedy

Troll

A two-troll clown comedy about connection, scape(goat)ing and being misunderstood

An "irresistibly silly” (★★★★ The Guardian), two-troll clown comedy about connection, scape(goat)ing and being misunderstood.

Fed up with years of misrepresentation, villainization and exclusion, two trolls find themselves in a Jacksons Lane theatre, ready and desperate to tell their side of the story and the truth about those three goats. Inspired by Norwegian folklore, 'Troll' is a heartwarming mash-up of music, storytelling, audience interaction, physical theatre and clown.

Winner of Oslo Fringe's funniest show 2023
Telegraph's list of 56 funniest show 2023

'Monstrous fun' ★★★★ The Guardian
'A standout performance of clown' ★★★★★ The Funny Tonne / MICF
'Simonsen and Straume are queens of the ridiculous' ★★★★ The Wee Review 
'A truly (troll-ly?) delightful afternoon of escapist whimsy.' The Telegraph
'a loveable duo' The Scotsman

Performered and co-created by Marie Kallevik Straume and Anna Marie Simonsen
Directed and co-created by Cecily Nash 
Produced by Marie Kallevik Straume Anna Marie Simonsen
Music by Chris Larner (Soul of a troll)
Set design by Em Tanner

Presented By

Marie Kallevik Straume, Anna Marie Simonsen and Cecily Nash

Duration

60 minutes

Advice

Audience participation, Flashing lights, haze and sudden loud noises.

Price

Tickets from

£7.00

Accessibility

Physical theatre. Clown

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reviews

'Irresistibly silly'

The Guardian

★★★★

'Monstrous fun'

The Guardian

★★★★

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