Festival City #5 | One person shows at the Fringe

Festival City #5 | One person shows at the Fringe

Three performers stop by the studio to discuss love, life, loss and the Edinburgh Fringe

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It's a special triple bill as we move into week two of the Fringe: and we are getting serious and excited about the plethora of performers banging on the door to get onto the podcast. Kicking off with a chat with a bin-man, host Gareth K Vile decides to share the reasons for his fear of baked beans with performer David William Bryan, whose show Trashed at Underbelly is a booze-fulled sucker punch of a play. Gareth moves swiftly onto his next guest, Nicola Wren from Replay (Pleasance Courtyard), who admits that she rather likes being at the Fringe. Finally, Joanne Ryan delves into Ireland's sexual health history in Eggsistentialism, an autobiographical comedy about trying to figure out whether to have children and all the cultural baggage that comes with that in her home country.

Show notes
00:00:10 – Intro and David William Bryan interview for Trashed
00:14:08 – Nicola Wren for Replay
00:23:18 – Joanne Ryan for Eggsistentialism
00:36:09 – Outro and thanks

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Credits:
Festival City Podcast is co-created by Gareth K Vile (host) and Scott Henderson (producer). Intro music by The Joy Drops. Supported by SGSAH.

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Trashed

  • 3 stars

Lab Rats 19 years working the bins and Goody's about to crack! Trashed is a grimy, booze-fuelled sucker punch of a play, bound to make you laugh until you cry. Expect love, loss, loneliness and lots of cider in this powerful Edinburgh Fringe premiere. Written by Sascha Moore and performed by David William Bryan.

Replay

DugOut Theatre Replay. When a fiercely independent, workaholic police officer finds herself on the street where her brother once lived, she is propelled back to her vibrant childhood and forced to confront a tremendous loss. Replay is an intimate, funny and moving new monologue, written by Nicola Wren (501 Things I Do…

Eggsistentialism

  • 4 stars

Joanne Ryan Looking down the barrel of her final fertile years, one modern woman goes on a comical quest to uncover the ifs, hows and crucially the whys of reproducing her genes. Thinking outside the box in an effort to decide what to do with her own, eh, box, no stone is left unturned in this journey of extremes.

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