Come on a fantastical journey following the surreal life of dying actress Betsy Lynn, who meets a plethora of bizarrely outrageous characters. Vyse performs a tour de force as she brings to life her uniquely disturbing creations. A multimedia delight for fans of the surreal, sublime and completely ridiculous. Think Julie Walters meets The Mighty Boosh. Vyse is one to watch! 'Her style has a touch of The Mighty Boosh about it ... with hilarious multimedia' (ThreeWeeks). 'She takes no prisoners and has a lot going for her' (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Marvellous, imperious, ambitious' (Times). 'Excellent' (Evening Standard).
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Actress and comedian Beth Vyse takes her brilliant one woman show, Going Dark! to the Edinburgh Festival this year, the show will be playing in the cinema room at The Banshee's Labyrinth from the 3rd to 24th August. (exc 12th).
Going Dark! is a tale of the unexpected. It is a fantastical journey following the completely surreal life of dying actress Betsy Lynn, who meets a plethora of bizarrely outrageous characters. Vyse performs a tour de force as she brings to life, on stage and screen, her uniquely disturbing creations. The show is a multimedia delight for fans of the surreal, sublime and completely ridiculous. Think Julie Walters meets The Mighty Boosh, but in better wigs!
A unique talent, Beth Vyse has been able to combine her acting skills with a sharp and surreal sideways glance on the world.
Beth Vyse began her career working as an actress at Royal Shakespeare Company for two seasons, playing various roles in Stratford-Upon-Avon, The Kennedy Centre Washington and West End. Since then she's worked at theatres up and down the country including The Arcola, Birmingham Rep, Soho Theatre, Liverpool Everyman, Sheffield Crucible, Contact Theatre Manchester, Theatre 503 and The Royal Court. She also has worked on TV in: Holby City, A Touch of Frost, Doctors and Spooks. She has worked on BBC Radio 4, Resonance Radio and played Vannet in the radio series of Doctor Who.
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