Butt Kapinski (4 stars)

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Kapinski Enterprises and the Pleasance

Think it's a solo show? Think again. Private eye Butt Kapinski invites you to choose-your-own-adventure in a film noir rife with shadows, sex and subterfuge. No seat is safe. 'This is immersive comedy like you have never experienced, and we love it' ★★★★ (Scotsman). 'Not just a show; it could be a new type of theatre' ★★★★★ (GlamAdelaide.com.au). 'An absolute delight for the already perverted' ★★★★ (Advertiser). Best Comedy, Fringe World 2017. Innovation Weekly Award, Adelaide Fringe 2017. Most Orgasmic Award, Hollywood Fringe 2013.

Age category: 16+

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Butt Kapinski

11 Aug 20174 stars

Ludicrous, racy and entertaining immersive comedy at its finest

Straight out of the seedy depths of a dark and downbeat film noir, private eye Butt Kapinski has a murder mystery on his hands. Recruiting a slew of characters plucked from the audience, including a surly Irish policeman and a prostitute called Lola, he…

Ten of the best Edinburgh Fringe comedy shows that aren't stand-up

2 Aug 2017

There's a huge wealth of improv, sketch and character comedy to enjoy at this year's Fringe

Stand-up comedy shows tend to get the most attention at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe but that shouldn't always be the case. Edinburgh has also played host to some of the most famous proponents of sketch, character and improv comedy, including The…

Butt Kapinski – 'The deeper I go into my own shame, the more laughs I get'

31 Jul 2017

Deanna Fleysher, the woman behind noirish comedy private eye Butt Kapinski, talks about how pain can become pleasure

First arriving at the Fringe in 2015, Deanna Fleysher's Butt Kapinski impressed audiences with its combination of absurdist humour, existential noir and unique lighting. Pacing the room, Kapinski carries a street lamp on his back, not so much breaking…

Five of the best Fringe shows already on sale

24 Apr 2017

Get tickets for Charlotte Church, James Acaster and Luisa Omielan while you can

Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Christmas of August, it comes round faster every year. Wouldn't you know it – you can already buy tickets to a whole host of shows. Gilded Balloon and the Pleasance are leading the way with early sales (some have even sold…

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