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EVENT INFORMATION

James Seabright presents

Yippee Ki Yay

by Richard Marsh

Acclaimed retelling of classic film Die Hard from Richard Marsh - Fringe First-winner, London poetry slam champion, BBC Audio Drama Best Scripted Comedy Drama award-winner and New York cop (one of these is untrue). This joyfully funny show heads out on tour following rave reviews for its premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe, which also won it a London transfer.

When gunmen seize an LA skyscraper, off-duty policeman John McClane is the hostages’ only hope. This uplifting action romp (and unauthorised parody) pays affectionate tribute to the iconic 80s festive fan favourite. Essential viewing for Hans Gruber superfans and newcomers alike.

Content warning: divorce, foot trauma, German terrorists.

PRESS & REVIEWS

**** “Whether you’re a Die Hard fan or not, it guarantees happy trails.” The Guardian

**** “You’d have to be as heartless as Hans Gruber not to be touched and uplifted.” The Telegraph (Best Shows Of Edfringe 2022)

**** “Playful, inventive… genius creation.” Mail on Sunday

**** “An exciting, poetic dramedy gem… simply to Die Hard for.” Scottish Mail

**** “Rollicking fun!” British Theatre Guide

“Absolutely glorious! His rhyming Bruce Willis is spot-on, but it's the concurrent love story that really pulls you in.” British Comedy Guide

Critic’s Choice – The Stage, Time Out, Telegraph

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Written and performed by Richard Marsh
Alternate performer Darrel Bailey
Directed by Hal Chambers
Movement and Associate Director Emma Webb
Lighting Designer Robbie Butler
Sound Designer and Composer Ben Hudson

RUNNING TIMES

70 mins, no interval.

AGE RECOMMENDATION

14+

MEDIA

Ykylive.com

#YippeKiYay

@WatersideArts

  1. April 3, 2023, 8 p.m. → Book Now

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