A hilarious and ludicrous take on the masterpiece by Leo Tolstoy.
The epic tale of love, death and desire at the heart and toe of Imperial Russia - told by three idiots (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet Apraxine & Julie Nesher). This life-affirming tribute to a fictional woman merges clowning, dance and live music.
Directed by Dan LeesBook Now
"The comedic abilities of all three actors are phenomenal, finding potential for laughs in every moment" - Spy in The Stalls
From the Winner of the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality
“Set pieces that hit every beat, leaving the audience in stitches.” ★★★★ The Skinny
★★★★ Beyond the joke
★★★★ The List
The Pushkinettes (Julia Masli, Tatiana Collet Apraxine & Julie Nesher) are an international company with a common Russian heritage, hailing from France, Israel and Estonia. Tatiana is Alexander Pushkin’s (Russia's epic poet) great great great grand daughter. Pushkin is Julia’s greatest love and Julie doesn't really care.
Directed by award-winning theatre-maker and comedian Dan Lees (Winner, Judges Award for Theatre, Mimetic Festival 2014 and 2 time Weekly Award Winner Adelaide Fringe) and one half of acclaimed double act The Establishment and co-founder of the London Clown Festival.Book Now
Director/Deviser: Dan Lees
Performer/Deviser: Julia Masli
Performer/Deviser: Julie Nesher
Performer/Deviser: Tatiana Collet Apraxine
Facilitator of 1st R&D: Violeta Picayo
Facilitator of 2nd R&D: Francesca Tenant
Graphic Designer: Ninon Ardisson
Operator: Charlie Miller
Photographer: Andy Hollingworth
Currie rejects traditional methods and inspirational sources of Stand Up & Comedy and advocates the pursuit of marginal comedy forms. He uses fine art, underground punk music, sculpture and DaDa influences in his stand-up. He also utilises the audience as an instrument, all these fused together in a style which he terms Clownarchy or Raw Comedy.
Goodbear are back! This time with their very funny friends. Join the Edinburgh comedy award nominee's as they test out new bits with their favourite comedians and performers.
With church attendance dropping below a million for the first time in the UK, how will the youth respond? Examining the tribulations of a Christian Union at a university.
Christopher Bliss, Shropshire’s worst writer, is back with an hour of drivel, discussing his new self-appointed role of Village Laureate. “This is how character comedy should be done.” - CHORTLE
|Saturday 22 February||Sat 22 Feb||22:00||£11.00||Venue: Studio - The Vaults, Leake Street||Book Now|
“The comedic abilities of all three actors are phenomenal, finding potential for laughs in every moment” Spy in the stalls
Praise for previous work:
Tatiana Collet-Apraxine (Bon Ami)
“female theatre clowns honoring, in a very high level, the beautiful and profound art of clowning.” - Angela De Castro
"Funniest hour I've enjoyed in this month-long Fringe" - ★★★★ Fringeguru
"a superbly funny show" - ★★★★ Fringereview
“exceptional clowns” Tim Crouch
Julia Masli (LEGS)
Winner of the Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality.
“Pure absurdist silliness” ★★★★ (The List)
“Masli’s set pieces hit every beat, leaving the audience in stitches” ★★★★ (The Skinny)
''an artist who may just become a star'' - Fest
"winning comedian" The Stage
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