Richard Carpenter is Close To You

Date:Fri 23 Nov
Time:8pm
Venue:J2
Price:£15.50

Matthew Floyd Jones in…Richard Carpenter is Close To You

In a world where rainy days and Mondays collide, one man’s solitary journey to find himself has only just begun…

The piano player from Frisky & Mannish plays the piano player from The Carpenters in a razor-sharp parody play about a life spent playing the piano.

Richard used to be on top of the world, to the left of (and slightly behind) Karen.  Now he's back with a vengeance, only to find out it's not exactly yesterday once more anymore.

DISCLAIMER: This Award-Winning Fringe hit show is not endorsed by the real Richard Carpenter.

"Delightfully on the money... This show's stroke of genius lies in the characterisation of Carpenter... it has the ring of hard truth" ★★★★ The Times

"A uniquely talented performer... meticulously constructed... the bittersweet comedy narrative is priceless"
★★★★ The Stage

"This charming story joyfully waves a flag for those forgotten heroes"
★★★★ The List

"Exceptional... probably the most impressive performance I've seen at the Fringe"
 ★★★★½ Edinburgh Culture Review

"Perfectly rendered parody songs... There is a deep affection at the heart of this... A Superstar"
★★★★ Broadway Baby

"Hilarious... Jones is superb in bringing to life his own script"
★★★★ Fringe Guru

"Tremendously talented... a one of a kind show"
 ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

"You'll either love it or hate it"
Daily Mail

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before event start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.

Recommended

David O'Doherty: You Have to Laugh

Thu 01 Nov

David O’Doherty is back on tour with a brand new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986.

Recommended

Dane Baptiste: G.O.D. (Gold. Oil. Drugs)

Fri 16 Nov

Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour.