Billy The Mime
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‘Politically incorrect! Uncomfortably funny! Twisted! Chilling!' (New York Times). 'A one-man variety show depicting the most taboo and controversial stories of our culture. It absolutely should not be missed!' (NewYorkTheater.com). Routines include: The Priest & The Altar Boy, Anna Nicole, The Abortion, Life & Death of Princess Diana, A Night in A Gay Bar 1979, The Crack Whore, The African American Experience, The Navy Seal & Osama Bin Laden. Not for children or the easily offended. 'Shockingly good! Throw away any preconceptions you have about mimes because this is like nothing you've ever imagined!' (New West Albuquerque). Ages 16+.
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Reviews & features
Rhys Darby, Sean Hughes and more share their fest highlights21 Aug 2012
Some final Fringe recommendations from performers including Billy the Mime and Chris Ramsey
Rhys Darby Find of the festival for me was Two Cornish Rappers and a Casiotone from Hedluv and Passman. It is the perfect Fringe show: lo-fi technology mixed with hi-fi dancing. If Murray Hewitt was here he would certainly be approaching them about…
Billy the Mime6 Aug 2012
Surprisingly tender silent comedy show from the boundary-pushing Aristocrat
Billy the Mime came to Edinburgh with a reputation for smashing barriers of taste with his clever silent work on the likes of The Aristocrats movie. The reputation he may well leave with is as an accomplished artist fully on the side of the vulnerable…
Billy the Mime: Steven Banks breaks with convention at Edinburgh Fringe 201211 Jul 2012
Billy's not kidding around in darkly funny mime act
Of the many versions of the titular joke featured in 2005 documentary The Aristocrats, one interpretation stands out. In broad daylight on LA’s Venice Beach, actor and comedian Steven Banks mimes the dysfunctional family tale of incest, coprophilia…
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