Thu 3rd – Sun 27th Aug 2017


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The Last Great Hunt


In 2015, a floating block of yellow foam took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm, and now BRUCE is back! The creators of award-winning international smash hits The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik and It's Dark Outside return to the Fringe with their lo-fi puppetry spectacular that bends time and melts your heart.

Keeping you on the edge of your seat, BRUCE will sweep you away on an epic adventure of love and revenge, as he sets out to prove he has a heart of pure gold. Brought to life by jaw-droppingly talented puppeteers, BRUCE takes the audience on an action packed, hilarious adventure, narrating his story as a self-proclaimed hero-cop turned novelist-astronaut.

Bruce is a loveable screw-up; he's got one last shot at redemption but, with a lifetime of regrets hunting him down, he's running out of spacetime. This side-splitting story is unapologetic in its minimal approach. Wearing black on a dark stage Wyatt Nixon-Lloyd and Tim Watts invisibly manipulate their bodies to create BRUCE, moving and intertwining their limbs so that their white gloves become hands and feet. Fusing mime and puppetry, BRUCE is a non-stop rollercoaster of action, adventure and nostalgia.

…the amount of humanity these two Australian puppeteers manage to imbue into their squeezy protagonist is remarkable and delectable (The Times).

Creator Tim Watts comments, BRUCE at its core is audaciously simple; just a block of foam and two white gloves. But with that we take the audience on an epic and heartfelt journey that is spectacularly joyful. I can’t wait to bring it to Underbelly and Edinburgh Fringe this year.

Admission: £7 – £14(£13)

Underbelly Cowgate (Belly Button)

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