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Fringe review: One Man Shoe by Emma McCaffrey

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One Man Shoe by Jango Starr

One Man Shoe in its silent, hilarious way shows both children and adults that they can fulfil those dreams."

You know it’s a good show when the audience of both kids and adults sit watching with smiles on their faces, despite the little dialogue. Whilst finding the small venue was a little difficult, this show is a gem in a huge list of children’s shows this year.

Jango is a luckless accident-prone janitor with big dreams to be a star. His only talent seems to be making a mess and constantly losing his shoe. Then a huge opportunity arrives and Jango’s luck begins to change.

As a professional clown, Jango shows off his craft whilst creating an almost three dimensional character the audience found amusing, clever and felt sympathy for – hasn’t everyone had big dreams they felt they couldn’t fulfil? “One Man Shoe” in its silent, hilarious way shows both children and adults that they can fulfil those dreams.

“Very enjoyable family fun!” – Lindsey and Rosie (Audience members)

until 28 August at the Assembly George Square Theatre, Venue 8 at 11am

Special offer: 2for1 tickets are available with the booking code SHOE at any Assembly box office or Assembly online!

written by: Emma McCaffrey

Emma McCaffrey has performed with Lung Ha Theatre Company since 2013. She is the co-founder and film editor of a YouTube film production company called "The Reluctant Penguin Production" which films for and with performers with learning disabilities and for charities such as Get2gether. She also performs in the Edinburgh Salvation Army City Corp band on tenor horn and performs with the Wester Hailes drama group "Whales Without a Cause". Emma writes and develops her own plays, music and stories.