Blue Badge Bunch

Wed 29 May 2024

Category

Other Information

Suitable for 5+ | Running time: 60 minutes | BSL Interpreted & Relaxed Performance

Price

£10* (£8)* | Family ticket £30* | £5* Students / Under 25

Time

Doors: 1.30pm | Start time: 2pm

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Blue Badge Bunch

Ingenious Fools


Step into a world of rip-roaring laughter and learning with Blue Badge Bunch – the most engaging, inclusive game show that’s taking the nation by storm! Designed for kids and grown-ups alike, this show promises heaps of fun and insight in equal measure. The perfect way to spend your afternoon, whatever your abilities!

From drawing with your feet to deciphering symbol sentences from an AAC device, get involved with Blue Badge Bunch’s hilarious games, hosted by disabled comedians Benny Shakes.


Dubbed the ‘disability Taskmaster’, the show has toured the UK twice and wowed audiences for two successive years at the Edinburgh Fringe, receiving critical acclaim for its impact on disabled representation.

WINNERS of the Disability Champions Award 2023. EdFringe OffFest Nominee. Shortlisted for the Neurodiverse Representation Award & Best Show in the Midlands Comedy Awards. Chosen by Lyn Gardner as her pick of VAULT Festival 2023.



WINNERS of the Disability Champions Award 2023. EdFringe OffFest Nominee. Shortlisted for the Neurodiverse Representation Award & Best Show in the Midlands Comedy Awards. Chosen by Lyn Gardner as her pick of VAULT Festival 2023.


Ems Coombes – Guest/Host

Ems is a comedian and performer who had a brain haemorrhage and a stroke when she was 17 and, in her words, it ‘makes me more awesome!

She is a stalwart for Disability Rights, having been the founder of Strictly Collaborative, an Inclusive arts company for disabled and non-disabled people to work together and dispel negative connotations.


★★★★★ ‘Lots of fun’ MixUpTheatre.com

★★★★★ ‘Extremely inclusive’ A Youngish Perspective

★★★★  ‘Engagingly interactive.’ Three Weeks Edinburgh

★★★★ ‘A mighty show’ Neurodiverse Review

★★★★ ‘An abundance of charm & humour’ Theatre & Art Reviews

★★★★ ‘An inspired, brilliantly energetic game show for kids like you’ve never seen before!’ Everything Theatre


Additional Information

Suitable for 5+

BSL Interpreted

Relaxed performance – people with additional needs can enjoy a show without having to worry about moving around, leaving the auditorium, or making a noise

People are welcome to sit on mats on the floor, as well as chairs if preferred.


TICKET OFFERS

£30 Family Ticket

Save £2 on each ticket when you book any 3 theatre/dance shows at once

Explore more of our theatre and performance programme, and enjoy money off your tickets! Save £2 on each ticket when you book for three or more shows from our performance programme at the same time. Book any three theatre or dance shows and your discount will be automatically applied at checkout. Not valid on £5 Student/Under 25 tickets.  

£5 Tickets for Students/Under 25s


VENUE: STUDIO 1, EXETER PHOENIX


*Subject to a £1.50 ticketing system charge. We don’t charge this to make a profit. Find out more >>

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