Image credit: Darko Škrobonja

Image credit: Darko Škrobonja


Laura Murphy


Physical Theatre/Circus

Drawing from circus, stand-up and live art, Contra is a solo-cabaret of contradictions. Fierce, witty and uncompromising, this highly physical show interrogates personal, social and historical occupations of the female body and explores, literally, where such bodies are positioned and how we are meant to look at them. Expect scenes of nudity, aerial acrobatics, and explicit references to mythical reptiles and female sexuality. Laura Murphy is a genre-defying queer performance maker from Bristol who makes text-driven and dynamic physical work about things that she thinks need to be talked about.


Laura Murphy uses her naked body and acrobatic skills to explore the history of female oppression
in a blistering show blending standup, confessional and circus performance.

★★★★ Fest Magazine

Directed by Ursula Martinez

[[Time 9:10pm///Show Zeiten 21:10 Uhr]]

[[Dates Jul 31, Aug 2-11
31. Juli, 2.-11. August]]

Summerhall (Venue 26)
Demonstration Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh EH9 1PL

[[Duration 60 mins///Dauer 60 Min]]

[[Suitability///Altersempfehlung]] 16+

[[Tickets £10–£12
(Preview £5–£8 on July 31 & Aug 2; 2-for-1 offer on Aug 5 & 6) ///Ticketpreise £10–£12
(Vorschau £5–£8 am 31. Juli & 2. August; 2-für-1 Angebot am 5. & 6. August)]]

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