Edinburgh Fringe

John Hegley's Biscuit of Destiny

  • Comedy (poetry)
  • 2pm (60 mins)
  • 3-14, 16-21 & 23-28 Aug
  • Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
  • £13
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Tickets

Most tickets cost £13. To book visit the official Fringe website or contact the venue:

Venue

26: Summerhall
Room: Cairns Lecture Theatre

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John Hegley's Biscuit of Destiny. John Keats met a woman in Ireland, being carried in a kind of mobile kennel. The romantic poet observed that she seemed to be suffering from a scarcity of biscuit. The feats of John Keats are accompanied by Hegley's own home-life, travels and attendance at the fourth-form disco, in the oversized suit borrowed from his brother René Marcel. Some mandolin playing, myths, moths, possibly French baroque dancing (for a few); devised for adults, but not unsuitable for the odd nine-year-old. No biscuits. 'Awesomely mundane' (Independent).

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Edinburgh Festival is famous as a showcase for up and coming comedians with many of the big names having come to prominence at the festival fringe events. And this year is no exception with plenty of comedy to delight and entertain audiences.

The Scotsman, 29th July 2022

Interview: John Hegley's Biscuit of Destiny

John Keats met a woman in Ireland, being carried in a kind of mobile kennel. The Romantic poet observed that she seemed to be suffering from a scarcity of biscuit.

The New Current, 5th July 2022

Performances

Date Time Venue
3rd Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
4th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
5th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
6th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
7th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
8th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
9th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
10th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
11th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
12th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
13th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
14th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
16th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
17th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
18th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
19th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
20th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
21st Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
23rd Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
24th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
25th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
26th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
27th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)
28th Aug 14:00 Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre)

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