‘Full of brutal honesty and broad comedy’ ★★★★★ EVENING STANDARD
Bryony is an outrageous, hilarious and fearless performance artist from London.
Tim is an outrageous, hilarious and fearless account manager from a top advertising agency.
Bryony and Tim are a couple. Bryony spends most of her life on tour, trying her best to change the world. Tim spends most of his life at a desk trying his best to sell the world. Six months into their relationship, Bryony found out that Tim suffers from severe clinical depression. He had kept it a secret for a very long time.
Fake it ‘til you Make it is Edinburgh Fringe First Winner, Bryony Kimmings’ new work about clinical depression and men... from two people who know all about it! Expect homemade music, stupid dancing, onstage arguments, real-life stories, tears and truths. A wickedly warming, brutally honest and heart-breaking show about the wonders and pitfalls of the human brain, being in love and what it takes to be a ‘real man’.
Winner of Best Theatre Award, Fringe World Festival, Perth
Winner of Weekly Fringe Award for Theatre at Adelaide Fringe
This show was commissioned by The Southbank Centre and Theatre Works, Melbourne and supported by DanceXchange, Arts Council England, Peggy Ramsey Foundation and donations made by brilliant people on Kickstarter.
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‘ a warm and illuminating portrait of lives marked by the darkness of mental illness…’
‘Kimmings is as vivacious and immediate as ever’
★★★★★ THE STAGE
★★★★ FINANCIAL TIMES