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Trygve Wakenshaw

Soho Theatre

World Premiere
Thu 9 - Sat 25 Jan at 7pm
Previews Tue 7 & Wed 8 Jan 7pm. Sat mats 4pm.
No show 12 or 19 Jan

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Runs: 60 mins / no interval
Age Guidance: 12+
Tickets from £10.
Prices subject to demand.
No booking fees
Tel: 020 7478 0100

After-show discussion:
Sat 18 Jan (after 4pm show)

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‘Make a show with No story, No language, No set, No props, and only ONE light’.

Rubber-limbed Trygve Wakenshaw takes on the challenge set by fellow New Zealander, Thomas Monckton, creator of the original Only Bones (v1.0) described by The Times at LIMF17 as ‘spare but not slight…painfully hilarious’.

Trygve Wakenshaw’s Only Bones v1.4 raises a finger, as well as most other limbs, to the rule books and the people that write them. This is a hilarious new minimalist extravaganza. It skewers the rule makers, the enforcers, the abiders, and screams “wake up sheeple!” as it politely waits for the traffic lights to change.

This is micro-physical comedy unlike anything you’ve seen (unless you’ve seen Thomas Monckton’s Only Bones v1.0)

Oozing with whimsy, dripping with charm, master of the risqué and magnificently mad, Trygve trained at the Gaulier School in Paris. His previous, award-winning solo shows and duo with Barnie Duncan have been popular sell-outs at LIMF and around the world.

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"Trygve continues to hit the physical comedy jackpot"

The List (Nautilus)

"A celebration of ridiculousness…a glorious piece of clowning"

The Times (Different Party)

"Blissfully funny… a joyous excuse to embrace your childish side"

Time Out

"Universally enchanting, enticing and enriching. Wakenshaw’s physicality is perfect"


Trygve Wakenshaw

(New Zealand)

Presented in association with
Soho Theatre

Written and performed by Trygve Wakenshaw
Photography: Myriam Frenette