“A comedy about male ego, expressing yourself and dancing.”
WHO: Ed Eales-White, Writer/Actor/Producer
WHAT: “A story of a man who decides to be a dancer. Daniel’s living the patriarchal dream, everything that should bring happiness. It hasn’t. He discovers what he really wants, but is it what he needs? A comedy about male ego and dancing by Ed Eales-White. Writer/performer of Clever Peter and Bucket. As seen in National Treasure (Channel 4), The Crown (Netflix) and Olivier Award-winning Rotterdam (Trafalgar Studios/NYC). ‘Perfectly embodies the play’s balance between brisk humour and sensitivity’ (Evening Standard, for Olivier Award-winning play Rotterdam). ‘Eales-White the foppish, earnest auteur’ (Guardian).”
WHERE: Assembly Rooms – Powder Room (Venue 20)
WHEN: 18:55 (60 min)
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Is this your first time to Edinburgh?
No. It’s my first time since 2015. I performed almost every year there between 2007 & 2015. I wrote & performed in comedy sketch group Clever Peter (2008-2014), acting in a play called The Head of The Fork (2009-2010), wrote and performed my a solo character show CHAMPIONS (2012) & wrote/performed in Double Act comedy show Bucket in 2015.
What’s the biggest thing to have happened to you since Festivals ’18?
I’ve had a daughter, called Rae. She’s wonderful.
Tell us about your show.
The show is called Who Is Daniel King, It’s the story of a man who decides to be a dancer. A comedy about male ego, expressing yourself and dancing. I wrote it and am producing it as well. The show will premier at this years Edinburgh Fringe and hope there will be plenty of life beyond the fringe with future productions in different parts of the UK and perhaps even beyond.
What should your audience see at the festivals after they’ve seen your show?
With Child, 3.30pm Pleasance Theatre. A one-woman character show, 6 women, one thing in common – they’re all pregnant -it’s very funny and entertaining.
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