Twonkey's Cottage sees polymath Paul Vickers hit stand-up

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  • 14 August 2010

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Twonkey's Cottage sees polymath Paul Vickers hit stand-up

Dawn of the Replicants and The Leg collaborator get absurdist

He’s mad as a box of frogs, this one. Paul Vickers (the frontman of Dawn of the Replicants, a frequent collaborator with The Leg, a veteran of five John Peel Sessions and now a stand-up comedian) is bringing a deeply absurd comedy show to this year’s Fringe, featuring tales from the charmingly entitled album Fucking Storys. Demented puppets, elephant chimney sweeps and a chap called ‘lovestruck Malcolm’ await you.

Laughing Horse@ The Counting House, until 29 Aug (not 26), 12.10pm, free.

Twonkey's Cottage - Free

Step inside a fun world of demented puppets with grown-up tales to rival Baron Munchausen in this shambolic mind bomb from 'a loveable gonk/Da Vinci of invention' (Mojo), of Dawn of the Replicants pop chart notoriety. 'Twonkey's Cottage' features stories of body-popping-livers playing fiddles, elephant chimney sweeps, and…