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FIVE FAST FRINGE QUESTIONS with…Francis Monty of Ubu On the Table

With over 3000 shows at the world’s biggest arts festival, here at The ReviewsHub,we want to make the job of choosing your Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows that little bit easier. So here’s Francis Monty of Ubu On the Table answering our annual Five Fast Fringe Questions.

In one sentence tell us about your show.

In this award-winning adaptation of Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry, assorted kitchen equipment finds a new life as two talented actors-puppeteers hammer out a small-scale fresco of grandiose buffoonery.

What made you decide to bring a show this year?

The international reputation of Scottish scotch. Père Ubu’s dreamhas been waiting long enough.

Any advice you’ve heard or can give to anyone coming to the Fringe for the first time?

Know your goals and stick to them.

What makes your show stand out from all of the others on offer?

The hilarious Quebecois accent! And the fact that you will never look at your kitchen utensils, in the same way, ever again after this show.

What show, other than your own, do you not want to miss?

Meet Fred from Hijinx Theatre and Blind Summit Theatre and A:Version and Pitch from Indepen-dance 4/Skye Reynolds.

Finally, the boring but essential bit…

Name of the show: Ubu On the Table

Venue: The Red Lecture Theatre, Summerhall

Dates:3 – 28 August 2016 (not 4, 10, 15, 22)

Time: 14:35



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