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Hijinx Theatre in association with Blind Summit.

Meet Fred, the 2ft-tall cloth puppet who fights prejudice every day. He just wants to be a regular guy, part of the real world, to get a job and meet a girl, but when threatened with losing his PLA (Puppetry Living Allowance), Fred’s life begins to spiral out of his control. Contains strong language and puppet nudity.

This show is part of Back To Ours festival 2017.




296 Anlaby Park Rd S
01482 352939


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“Prejudice against puppetry is the only acceptable form of prejudice” - David Sefton, Artistic Director, Adelaide International Festival “Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 sell-out show Meet Fred is ‘sharp, funny and vastly entertaining’” - Lyn Gardner, The Guardian “Packed full of first-rate theatrical invention, irreverent revelling, and with an urgent human story at its heart, Meet Fred is a real marvel. Essential viewing for humans and puppets everywhere” - Total Theatre “The humour here is brilliantly black with mordant social and political relevance” - The Herald “Meet Fred is an ingeniously conceived, hilarious and truly unmissable piece of theatre” - Broadway Baby “A terrifically funny no holds barred subversive satire” - Edinburgh Guide “If you only see one show at the EdFringe this year, make sure you see Meet Fred” - Fringe Review “Every moment of the show is captivating” - To Do List “Prepare to be tickled and devastated in equal measure” - The Upcoming