Bridget Christie: Because You Demanded It
- Venue: Courtyard Theatre
- Duration: 110
- Age: 16+
More Information on Bridget Christie: Because You Demanded It
Multi-award winning Bridget Christie brings her critically acclaimed, sell-out show to town.
The people of the UK have voted to leave the EU, even though no-one had a plan for what would happen if it did. If you didn’t want to leave the EU, or you did, but now don’t, because you haven’t got any of the things you were promised, then this is absolutely the show for you. If you did want to leave the EU, and still do, then you will still find it funny, but for different reasons, as you witness the liberal female comedian’s exasperated and despairing meltdown.
In 2013 Bridget won the Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Show with her show A Bic For Her. The show also won the 2014 South Bank Sky Arts Award for Best Comedy, the 2014 Chortle Award for Best Show and a 2014 Hospital 100 Club Award for Performance and Theatre. In 2014 Bridget won a prestigious Rose D’Or International Broadcasting Award for Best Radio Comedy for her programme Bridget Christie Minds the Gap.
Between October 2015 and March 2016 Bridget had her own weekly column in Guardian Weekend magazine, for which she was nominated for a 2016 Glamour Magazine award.
She has appeared in numerous TV and BBC Radio 4 programmes including Room 101, Have I Got News For You, Loose Ends and The Unbelievable Truth.
Voted number 1 in the Guardian’s top 10 comedy of 2016
Cast & Credits
“The most electrifying comedy I’ve yet seen on the Fringe”
“She’s pulled it off again with a wit and vim that is enjoyable as it is timely”
“Whatever your political views, this show is one you'd be foolish to miss”
A Signed performance is the usual full production with the addition of a British Sign Language Interpreter who stands on the stage interpreting the show for Deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
A relaxed performance with adaptations to technical aspects of the show, flexible seating options and a relaxed attitude to audience responses and movement in the auditorium. In our front of house space we will have a quiet room, clearer visual markers and signage, and additional staff and volunteers trained to sensitively and respectfully welcome people living with dementia and their supporters to this show.
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- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance