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  • Absolute Legends

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    From Calum MacInnes, creator the epic Zero Quest Trilogy, comes a brand new children's show for 2018. An interactive fantasy adventure for the ages. Do battle with fierce monsters, avoid deadly traps and try to become an absolute legend all before lunch time. Absolute Legends is a nostalgic blend of classic RPG game elements, storytelling and semi-improvised chaos. A must-see for little warriors, wizards and rogues. Suitability: 3+ (4 and older)
    Price(s): Free
    Relaxed Performance information
    Audience required to sing/speak along with/for performer. Audience invited on stage. Performer goes into audience area. Permission to move around and make noise. Permission to engage with performer. Synopsis of show will be provided in programme of the show at the show. Also meeting of cast will be at the start of the show.
  • Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 10.30am
    Price(s): £5
    Audio Description information
    The entire game is naturally audio-described. The real-life actions of players and performers won’t be described, but the entire game consists of players and performers describing the actions, surroundings and characters that the adventure consists of.
    Relaxed Performance information
    Show content warnings: Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound. Heavily dialogue-driven scenes.
    Audience participation: None
    Provided for Audience: Audience chill out area. Permission to move around and make noise.
    Character introduction: None
  • AnimAlphabet: The Musical

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 10.40am
    Price(s): £10 - £11
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Signed using pre-recorded video. BSL interpreted by Stacey Stockwell.
    Signed using pre-recorded video.
    Relaxed Performance information
    Animalphabet show will be signed and will have a prerecording of Stacey (Signer for Hexagon Theatre in Reading) which will be played on a large screen built into the set. Touch tour on relaxed performance dates (6th, 20th August).

    Show content warnings:
    Audience participation:
    Provided for Audience: Permission to move around and make noise.
    Character introduction: No -
  • Ulster American

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 11.00am
    Exploring consent, abuses of power and the confusions of cultural identity, Ulster American is not for the faint of heart.
    Price(s): £20.50-£9.50
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): John Cummings
    No touch tour. Please collect headset from Usher outside of theatre 30 minutes before the performance.
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch
    Unreserved seating - please ask Front of House for best seating position.
  • Virgin Money Fringe on the Royal Mile

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    BSL interpretation of shows taking place in West Parliament Square. Your Fringe adventure starts here! For the 20th year, Edinburgh's historic High Street is transformed into a huge open-air performance playground featuring thousands of shows of all descriptions. Look out for the pigeons...
    Price(s): Free Non-ticketed
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): BSL interpreters from Deaf Action UK.
  • Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion

    Audio Described iconRelaxed Performance icon
    Sunday 19th Aug, 11.30am
    Price(s): £5
    Audio Description information
    The entire game is naturally audio-described. The real-life actions of players and performers won’t be described, but the entire game consists of players and performers describing the actions, surroundings and characters that the adventure consists of.
    Relaxed Performance information
    Show content warnings: Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound. Heavily dialogue-driven scenes.
    Audience participation: None
    Provided for Audience: Audience chill out area. Permission to move around and make noise.
    Character introduction: None
  • How to Spot an Alien

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 11.30am
    Price(s): £7 - £10
    Captioning information
    This performance uses Captioning Tablets, there is a limited number available for this/each performance.  Please contact the Fringe Access Booking Team to book your captioning unit.
  • Nine Foot Nine

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    Sunday 19th Aug, 11.45am
      Suitability: 14+ (Guideline) What would happen if every single self-identifying woman across the world grew to be nine foot tall? Critically acclaimed Sleepless Theatre Company return to the Edinburgh Fringe with LET Award-nominated Nine Foot Nine. This feminist dystopia exploring the limits of gendered power has been showcased at venues including the Royal Court and was chosen to run at the Bunker Theatre as part of their Breaking Out season. Praise for past productions: 'Mind-blowing' ***** (ThreeWeeks). 'Captivating' **** (FringeGuru.com). 'Physical and beautiful' **** (BroadwayBaby.com).  
    Price(s): £10-£12
  • Singing Hands Summer Spectacular

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    Suitability: 0+ An interactive, multisensory, Makaton-signed experience featuring many of the much-loved songs from the Singing Hands DVDs and CDs. Join in as Suzanne and Tracy jump like kangaroos in Australia, wade through the jungle in Africa looking for wild animals or as they go on a day trip to the zoo and the farm! Suzanne and Tracy will include some up-tempo pop songs themed around the concepts of friendship and happiness – so come and sing, sign, dance and experience their unique show! Designed to be fully-inclusive, this event can be enjoyed by children of all ages.
    Price(s): £10-£12
    Relaxed Performance information
    Relaxed performance information

    Singing Hands performances use Makaton sign language which is commonly used by people with learning or communicatiton difficulties eg autism, Downs Syndrome. Audience members are ancouraged to join in, making as much noise as they like, moving around when they want. Very interactive. Lights are on throughout and lots of fun costumes and props.

    Show content warnings: Bubbles?
    Audience participation: None
    Provided for Audience: Audience chill out area (foyer) Permission to move around and make noise Permission to engage with performer
    Character introduction: No -
  • Adventurers Wanted: Rebellion

    Audio Described iconRelaxed Performance icon
    Sunday 19th Aug, 12.30pm
    Price(s): £5
    Audio Description information
    The entire game is naturally audio-described. The real-life actions of players and performers won’t be described, but the entire game consists of players and performers describing the actions, surroundings and characters that the adventure consists of.
    Relaxed Performance information
    Show content warnings: Loud/repetitive/high pitched/unexpected or overlapping sound. Heavily dialogue-driven scenes.
    Audience participation: None
    Provided for Audience: Audience chill out area. Permission to move around and make noise.
    Character introduction: None
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