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Buxton Fringe 2022

The Rotunda Theatre, Bowling Green, Pavilion Gardens, Buxton SK17 6BE

The War of the Worlds


A new adaptation of HG Wells Classic

15, 23 & 24 July



Bizet’s opera set in a South African township and combining music from the original score with traditional African music.

15 July

Caspar Thomas: Sleight of Handkerchief


"You won't see other magicians do this stuff... They can't! Caspar's skill is of a standard rarely seen anywhere" (Jerry Sadowitz)

16 & 17 July

Under Milk Wood: Semi-skimmed (CANCELLED)


Olivier Award winner Guy Masterson presents the highlights of his globally acclaimed solo tour-de-force Under Milk Wood - Semi Skimmed!

16 & 17 July - CANCELLED

BBC Radio Derby Comedy Showcase


Featuring Andy Twigge (with an E)

16 July

Taking Flight Festival

Theatre/ New Writing

A New Writing Festival and nationwide Competition showcasing emerging British East Asian Playwrights

17 July

Hannah's Left Hook


You’ve never been clobbered until you’ve been clobbered by Hannah’s left hook.

17 July

The Ballad of Mulan


The real Chinese historical heroine that inspired Disney's original cartoon 'Mulan'

17, 19, 20, 24 July

It’s Not Rocket Science

Theatre (science, verbatim)

Earth is a man’s world. Space shouldn’t be.

18 & 19 July

Adventures in Sound and Light


A man, a guitar, a robot with issues, lights and animation

18, 22 & 23 July

The Trials of Galileo


Galileo never understood his differences with the Church. When he finally came to realise it the reason, it was too late.

21 & 23 July

The Formidable Lizzie Boone


From the multi-award winning Selina Helliwell, ‘The Formidable Lizzie Boone’ will pull you into Lizzie’s world for a night of drama, healing and dark humour.

21 & 23 July

A Substitute for Life


Tim Hardy in Simon Brett’s riveting one-man play.

22 & 24 July

Dr Helen: Outside the Labcoat

Stand-up Comedy

Scientist by training, Comedian by accident

22 July

Uncommon Grounds

Theatre/ New Writing

Alison Skilbeck (Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London) returns with brand new play - Uncommon Ground

23 & 24 July

Richard Pulsford: A Bit More Rich


Pun Champion 2022

23 & 24 July

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