Dangerous Giant Animals

Edinburgh Fringe 2018

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VAULT Festival 2019

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London 2018
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New York 2018

Old Red Lion
17th July 2018
Theatre503
17th July 2018
Edinburgh Fringe
2nd - 26th August 2018 - Underbelly, Cowgate
United Solo Festival
15th September 2018
Park Theatre
28th October 2018
Tristan Bates Theatre
20th - 24th November 2018
VAULT Festival
6th - 10th March 2019

Directed by

Adriana Moore

Lighting Design by

David Doyle

Written by

Christina Murdock

Designed by

Anna Lewis

Dramaturgy by

Jessica Lazar

Sound Design by

Nicola Chang

A kick. A scream. A tantrum. In this family, what’s allowed?


Dangerous Giant Animals is a darkly comedic show about finding your voice amid your sister's screams. Funny and daring, this new one woman play explores how surreal, challenging, and remarkable disability in a family can be. Featuring divas and dinosaurs, this is a middle child story about growing up too soon alongside a sister who never will.

The show, written by Christina Murdock, began a London preview season in venues across London in Summer 2018 before premiering at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe at Underbelly. The show received critical acclaim at the festival and won the inaugural SIT-Up Award at the Festival. The show subsequently transferred Off-Broadway and won the Best Emerging Actress Award at the United Solo Festival. The show has had subsequent critically acclaimed runs at the Tristan Bates Theatre, the Park Theatre, and VAULT Festival in London.

★★★★★
UK Theatre
★★★★
Fringe Fan
★★★★★
"The technical aspects of the play are spot on, too. The lighting, sound and set are so cleverly pieced together"
Feminist Fringe
★★★★
"A fresh new perspective and a universal tale"
The Scotsman
★★★★
The Wee Review
★★★★
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