Get A Round | BBC2
Nominated for BEST COMEDY PROGRAMME at The Royal Television Society NW Awards
TV CRITICS' PICK in The Daily Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, Radio Times, The i, The Sun (!), The National Scotland, The Sunday Times and The Observer
Get A Round is by turns, funny, touching and in-yer-face comedy laced with a hefty dose of compassion. The jokes come thick and fast as little by little the pub comes to life, inhibitions fall away and the Eggs Collective dream comes true. Riotously funny.
This comedy performance casts a sober light on those “great” drunken ideals and offers an uninhibited look into the lives of young people who live for the weekend, but struggle to find their place. The energy is contagious.
Manchester’s Eggs Collective bring their Edinburgh fringe show to TV, with a mix of theatre, slapstick and spot-on observation about a night at the pub. The trio offer a barrage of one-liners covering essential topics such as drinking on antibiotics, substituting a large house white for a pint of Bailey’s and saving the world with one night out. If R&B-soundtracked fantasy sequences and cheesy puffs are your jam, dive right in.
Women Behaving Badly… Well, not so much badly as equally. Tonight, Eggs Collective are taking us on a “massive night out, because, let’s face it, the world needs one at the minute”, they say. And they have three golden rules for this epic night: If you’ve got the money, get a round; in for a penny, in for a pound; and it all comes out in the wash. Eggs Collective are Lowri Evans, Sara Cocker and Léonie Higgins, a comedy trio here doing their turn in a real Manchester pub, surrounded by pub-goers who become part of their night out.
The Sunday Times
Shameless comedy about friendship, belonging and big messy nights out… catch it while it’s hot.
Never loses sight of the fact that beneath the cheap booze and packets of crisps are true and vital friendships.
The National (Scotland)
We all deserve an epic night out when the world feels like its all about “borders and benefit caps” they say. So watch as they mount a bid to save the world and “get drunk enough to forget who Katie Hopkins is.
Eggs Collective Get A Round | Edinburgh Fringe
& National tour
★★★★ The Stage
★★★★ Three Weeks
Glittery, alcohol-fuelled gold... It is very funny, performed with wonderful physicality and sharp comic timing – the cast allows recognisable vulnerability and sweetness to emerge.
Craftily structured, whipping the audience up into a frenzy.
A joyful reflection on the power of female friendship.
Eggs Collective joyfully take us into their arms, then tenderly open their hearts to the 3am truths beyond face lacquer and consumerism... teary eyes glitter as much as the trio's gold mini dresses and generous smiles, and the love-filled show leaves us both shaken and stirred.
Flies in the face of passive enjoyment.
Manchester Evening News
Fearless honesty... the three actors are utterly compelling.
A pitch perfect Kafkaesque feminist Dreamgirls... Slipping a sharp boning knife of hope between our ribs into the space where our hearts used to be.
A beautiful nightmare.
On Eggs Collective
Salty work at the boundaries of theater and cabaret, often offering sly satire under a veil of sweetness.
The New York Times
Three women with hyperactive imaginations.
An aching sincerity that is simply hilarious.
Whats On Stage
Dirty girls abusing hairspray.
High spirits mixed with lethal honesty.
Just the right combination of guts and humility needed to create honest, unflinching and very funny theatre.
Beautifully crafted comedy storytelling...They deliver their usual well-crafted, sharp performance and it’s a treat to have them back.
The Reviews Hub
Euphoric, oddly affecting.
Their act is largely based on them not being quite sure what they’re doing. They know exactly what they’re doing. They are very funny, intelligent and delightful performers.
The Reviews Hub