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Summer Winos - Live 2018

Two Men, 295 Episodes, One Obsession…

When does a fondness for a TV show become an obsession? Andrew and Bob’s gentle love of Last of the Summer Wine quickly become a quest to watch all 295 episodes. In order. While visiting locations. Making films. Meeting the cast. Boozing with the writer. And, ultimately, turning their passion into a Fringe show. But they’re not obsessed. Are they?

Yes, you heard it right… seven years after embarking on the Summer Winos quest, Andrew and Bob are planning to take to the stage to explain just how Last of the Summer Wine has taken over their lives, and what YOU can learn from the world’s longest-running sitcom!

There will be dressing up, audience participation, overly-earnest reminiscing, and – brace yourself – kazoos. The show is running at the Edinburgh Festival, as part of the PBH Free Fringe, and will be staged at Bannermans Bar at 212 Cowgate, Edinburgh, from 12th-17th August 2018. Before then, there are special preview shows at the Waiting Room in Eaglescliffie, Stockton-on-Tees (their local!) on 29th July, and at Sid’s Cafe, Holmfirth (where else?) on 5th August. All performances are free to enter.

So come and say hello! Will YOU be their Foggy?

FULL 2018  LIVE DATES

NB The capacities of the Waiting Room and Sid’s Cafe are pretty limited. The Waiting Room holds about 60 people, and Sid’s Cafe about 30… if you’re planning to come to either show, please give them a call on the numbers below and reserve a seat. Thanks!

Sunday 29th July (19:30) – The Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe, Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0BU… Tel 01642 780 465

Sunday 5th August (18:30) – Sid’s Cafè, 4a Towngate, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 1HA… Tel 07706 823 855

Sunday 12th-17th August (16:15) Bannermans Bar, 212 Cowgate, Edinburgh, EH1 1NQ… Tel 0131 556 3254

Official teaser trailer now online!


 

 

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    July 3, 2018 12:34 pmPosted 4 months ago
    Rodney Tickner

    I would like to go to 5th August at Holmfirth.
    Tried telephoning yesterday for the staff member not to know about it. This morning no answer.

    Any suggestions?

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      July 8, 2018 9:00 pmPosted 4 months ago
      Andrew T. Smith (Author)

      Hi Rodney,

      If you still haven’t had any luck, please let us know. All the staff should be aware of the arrangements by now, but if anybody has any trouble please ask to leave a note for Laura.

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    July 7, 2018 4:45 pmPosted 4 months ago
    Jack Doyle

    Please do one in Stockport, Withington or Manchester? I can help arrange a show in this area if needs be?

    Jack

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      July 8, 2018 8:58 pmPosted 4 months ago
      Andrew T. Smith (Author)

      Hi Jack,

      If we can get through the Fringe without killing each other we’d be happy to look in to further shows!

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    August 5, 2018 8:51 pmPosted 3 months ago
    Patricia Green

    Had a fantastic time at sid’s cafe in Holmfirth on the 5th August 2018 it was so funny it is a great show thanks guys and well done.

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      August 6, 2018 8:31 amPosted 3 months ago
      Bob Fischer

      That’s so kind, Patricia! Thanks for coming, and we’re delighted to enjoyed the show so much. All the best!

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    August 7, 2018 6:23 pmPosted 3 months ago
    Ian Thompson

    Having just seen an item on BBC Look North your show isn’t listed on the Fringe App nor on Bannerman’s FB so try as we might other than yourselves saying you’re on at Bannermans August 12th – August 17th, there seems to be no way to gain further details etc. Are you still on at Bannermans, how big is the room. How long does your show last. Can you let me know.
    Thanks,
    Ian.

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      August 7, 2018 6:44 pmPosted 3 months ago
      Bob Fischer

      Hi Ian, we are very definitely on at Bannermans from 12th-17th August! The show is just under an hour long, and runs from 4.15pm – 5.15pm on each of those days. The room seats about 70 people, so you’ll be fine for a place… just come along, any day. But any problems, drop us a line here.

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      August 8, 2018 6:25 amPosted 3 months ago
      Andrew T. Smith (Author)

      Hi Ian,

      As we are part of the PBH Free Fringe, the show is not currently listed on the standard Fringe site or App. You will find us listed in the Free Fringe’s Wee Blue Book and on their own App. We’re also listed on posters at Bannerman’s itself, so they definately know we are coming! There is no need to book a ticket, just turn up and join in with the madness!

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    August 14, 2018 6:02 pmPosted 3 months ago
    Kath Thompson

    Saw you on the 12th at your first performance at the Fringe. Thoroughly enjoyed the show, you have inspired us to watch the early episodes.

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      August 14, 2018 8:31 pmPosted 3 months ago
      Andrew T. Smith (Author)

      Thanks Kath, that’s really kind. Thanks so much for coming to the show as well, we’re having a great time!

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