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CHARMIAN HUGHES - BRA TREK

Charmian Hughes | View Performers Biography

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Venue:The Counting House, 38 West Nicolson Street Edinburgh EH8 9DD
Phone: 0131 667 7533
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Ticket Prices: Free  
Room: The Attic
AUG 2-12, 14-26 at 15:35 (60 min)
 
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Bra as metaphwoar! Bust out of those stereotype roles that flatten us and join Charmian’s epic quest to boldly find our own fit in world and a bra that fits. Big hit down under! (Funny.. upbeat.. intelligent.. insightful.. unique’ Dominion Post) And on top! (‘Buxom!’ Theatreview) ‘A class above other stand-ups…a great entertainer not to be missed.’ Stuff. Charmian is a regular MC at the Glastonbury Festival, and has played comedy all over the world from the Houses of Parliament to HM Prisons plus all the best comedy clubs. Nominated Best Comedy Buxton Fringe 2016 and Comedians Comedian 2016.'Best gags' Independent 'charming ribaldry' Guardian. 'I love Charmian Hughes' Bridget Christie.


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March 20, 2018 The Dominion Post
NZ Fringe Festival: Bra Trek, The Race: Must-see tales of bras and homelessness
Charmian Hughes – Bra Trek
Created and performed by Charmian Hughes
The Race
The Hobson Street Theatre Company, directors Bronwyn Bent and Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwhaho
NZ Fringe Festival, Bats Theatre, until March 21.
Another stand-up comedian, Charmian Hughes, performs at Bats this week, fortunately somewhat unique and different from the normal run-of-the mill comedians usually seen on stage these days.
Having successfully entertained Wellington audiences last year with Charmian Hughes – Soixante Mirth, her return show this year – Bra Trek continues with witty, insightful stories about herself that also shine a light on many social issues of today.
Beginning with reference to our own iconic fence of bras down in Cardrona, Hughes continues on a trek of how we as humans are having more and more trouble "fitting in" and, on a personal level, finding a bra that fits.
READ MORE: Wellington's NZ Fringe Festival: The Top 10 acts you need to see this year
She then proceeds to relate stories about herself growing up, dealing with family and friends, not too dissimilar to her stories last year, yet from completely different angles.
And the uniqueness of her stories is that they offer intelligent, pithy comments that often have an underlying ring of truth to them, but always with a very funny, upbeat, punchline.
A confident performer, Hughes works her audience with ease, making her well worth watching. Click Here

March 20, 2018 The Dominion Post
Big Bra Hit Down Under
Another stand-up comedian, Charmian Hughes, performs at Bats this week, fortunately somewhat unique and different from the normal run-of-the mill comedians usually seen on stage these days.
Having successfully entertained Wellington audiences last year with Charmian Hughes – Soixante Mirth, her return show this year – Bra Trek continues with witty, insightful stories about herself that also shine a light on many social issues of today.
Beginning with reference to our own iconic fence of bras down in Cardrona, Hughes continues on a trek of how we as humans are having more and more trouble "fitting in" and, on a personal level, finding a bra that fits.
READ MORE: Wellington's NZ Fringe Festival: The Top 10 acts you need to see this year
She then proceeds to relate stories about herself growing up, dealing with family and friends, not too dissimilar to her stories last year, yet from completely different angles.
And the uniqueness of her stories is that they offer intelligent, pithy comments that often have an underlying ring of truth to them, but always with a very funny, upbeat, punchline.
A confident performer, Hughes works her audience with ease, making her well worth watching. Click Here

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