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Venue:Cabaret Voltaire, 36-38 Blair Street Edinburgh EH1 1QR
Phone: 0131 247 4704
Links: Click Here for venue details, Click here for map
Ticket Prices: Free  
Room: Long Room
AUG 3-7, 9-14, 16-21, 23-27 at 13:30 (60 min)
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Brutally funny storytelling show from Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns (MTV, ichannel) is a comedic journey about learning to laugh at the visible and invisible scars of surviving mental illness, domestic violence, drug addiction plus some feminism for comic relief. Obviously, the story begins on April 21st, 2016 the day Prince passed away and Katharine ends up in stitches (literally). Come to the show and you’ll end up in stitches too (figuratively).

After the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the show will be part of the Mainstage at the Vancouver Fringe Festival in September. A cross-country Canadian tour of the show is in the works, including performing her show in the small town where the events from her show actually happened.

"The most incredible comedy performance I've ever seen." Phil J.

“Sad, uplifting, courageous, funny, horrific, mind blowing! Unforgettable brilliance!” – Corin J.

“The most important and needed comedy show I've ever seen. Brilliant, hilarious, brave, poignant. I was in stitches the whole time -- crying at times from laughter and at times from the gut wrenching honesty of her confessional storytelling. It was a treat. Not to be missed.” Tara P.

“An incredible story that will make you laugh when you probably want to cry! This woman is amazing!” – Mariana D.

“I was expecting normal stand-up comedy not a deep thought provoking, funny, sad story of courage” Jason S.

“Compelling hour of honest, gutsy and funny stand-up” Andy K.

"Observant and witty, Katharine Ferns is a modern, 21st century woman, who throws herself into life and consequently her jokes." - * * * * The Wee Review

"Salty-sweet, savagely honest, brutally funny." - The Scene Magazine 

2014 Finalist Laughing Horse New Act Competition
2012 Finalist Just for Laughs, Toronto’s Funniest Comedian

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