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Science Magic: Play with Your Food


Science Magic: Play with Your Food

The Free Sisters

139 Cowgate
The Gothic Room: AUG 1-25 at 12:00 (60 min) - Free
The Gothic Room: AUG 1-25 at 13:15 (60 min) - Free

Science Magic: Play with Your Food

After touring for 3 months in Australia, triple award-winning Irish comedian & scientist, Donal Vaughan, brings his hugely popular science, comedy, magic family show back to the Edinburgh Fringe.

Using only things you find around the house, Donal will perform amazing tricks to show how magical science can be. Wanna see a potato rocket launcher? Or conjure dragons breath? How about a vomiting unicorn? Or course you do.

Always exciting and sometimes very messy, learn about science and laugh your pants off while you do. And the best part is all the tricks can be performed by you when you go home.

5***** Adelaide Fringe - "Completely engaging with belly laughs included, it’s an unmissable show" The Advertiser

4**** Edinburgh Fringe - "There is a lot of mess. And plenty of good, solid science too" one4review

News and Reviews for this Show

August 19, 2019    One4Review

This is a very popular show and the queue starts early, so it’s well worth getting there in good time, as this is a chaotic, dramatic show children and adults alike can enjoy.

Performer / Scientist Donal Vaughan introduces the ground rules for safe science, and then we’re off. From exploding cola to commanding a ketchup packet, to potato-based weaponry, there are some fun bits of science in this show.

There’s plenty to enjoy in the show – water balloons, stabbing bags of apple juice (or maybe something worse!) over a child volunteer, to conjuring up – and burning off ‘Dragon’s Breath’.

It is a little disappointing, for those who saw last year’s show, that this appears to be the exact same show. We had hoped that the new subtitle “Play with Your Food” meant new science tricks, fresh ideas, and possibly more interaction from the children. It’s still a good show, but if you saw it last year, there’s not much changed. Click Here For Review