Hennessy and Friends: Murmurs

  • Sketch show
  • 7:30pm (1 hour)
  • 1-10 & 12-25 Aug 2014
  • Cowgatehead
  • Free
Hennessy and Friends: Murmurs. Image shows from L to R: David Seymour, Miranda Hennessy, Steven Shapland.

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Sketch show starring Miranda Hennessy, David Seymour and Steven Shapland performed on the following days in August 2014...

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Dispelling rumours of a break up, this 'blackly funny three way sketch romp' **** (Scotsman) are keen to show that their personal tiffs will not get in the way of bringing you their 'delightfully screwy' (Guardian) brand of sketch comedy. 'Flawlessly funny... fantastic original ideas... Watch before TV execs start editing out the best bits' **** (Chortle.co.uk). Miranda Hennessy (BBC Three's Pramface, Siblings, Sky's Give Out Girls), David Seymour (Law & Order UK, Lovebite, Joan Collins in the Snickers Ad, The Dave and Steve show) and Steven Shapland (Harry and Paul, The Steve and Dave show).

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Critically acclaimed Hennessy & Friends return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Cowgatehead, with their brand new sketch show Murmurs from 1 to 25 August.

Miranda, Dave and Steve are back with brand new characters, riotous sketches and all the usual nonsense! Dispelling rumours of a break up, this 'blackly funny three way sketch romp' (The Scotsman) are keen to show that their personal tiffs will not get in the way of bringing you their 'delightfully screwy' (The Guardian) brand of sketch comedy. But cracks are surfacing... Who thinks it should be called 'Dave & Friends'? Which Steve is threatening to leave the group? How do you tell your husband and the ginger one that they're holding you back? Come and find out!

Miranda has recently played a new series regular 'Isobel' in BBC Three's Pramface, and was also a series regular in Sky Living's Give Out Girls. She has also appeared in Sky's 30 & Counting and BBC Three's Siblings, ITV2's Plebs, Channel 4's comedy series Phoneshop, E!'s The Royals, BBC2's Dick and Dom's Funny Business and co-starred in the feature film Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre.

David Seymour's film credits include working with BAFTA award winning directors such as Peter Howitt on Dangerous Parking, Martha Fiennes on Nativity and Father Ted director; Andy de Emmony's comedy horror Love Bite opposite Timothy Spall and Gossip Girl's Jessica Szhor. Other TV and film includes Law and Order UK, Victoria Cross Heroes. He played the lead in Brit flick Worms. He also plays Joan Collins's alter ego in the recent Snickers campaign.

Steven Shapland is a multi-skilled actor and musician. His roles range from playing the lead in horror/thriller Underwood, to a train driver in Bollywood action film Tezz. On the stage he has performed Shakespeare to Pantomime, and sketch comedy to the White Rabbit in a musical version of Alice in Wonderland. He has also worked on Harry and Paul and co-writes and performs a comedy panel show Take the Empire.


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Person Role
Miranda Hennessy Self
David Seymour Self
Steven Shapland Self