About Dr Brown: Befrdfgth

The world-renowned king of cult clowning, Gaulier-trained Dr Brown (Philip Burgers) has sold-out seasons in six countries and won every award there is. His unique brand of “inspired and transgressive silent clowning ★★★★” (The Age) has won him fans the world over.

This is visual comedy like you have never seen it before. Strange, in-your-face and entirely original, Dr Brown is funny in ways you did not know were possible.  

Winner:

Fosters Comedy Award (Best Comedy), Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012

Barry Award (Best Show) - Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2012

Total Theatre Award, Edinburgh 2011 

Sunday Times Best Newcomer 2010 

Time Out Critic’s Choice Award 2010 & 2011 

Nominated:

Malcolm Hardee Award for Comic Originality 2010 & 2011

PRESS:  

 

“Jaw-droppingly funny... if you enjoy the totally insane, this is an absolute must-see.” - Herald Sun (AUS) ★★★★1/2 

“Deliciously unpredictable...resoundingly justifies his growing cult fame.” - The Guardian (UK) ★★★★

“The Dr Brown Comedy Experience is so visceral it is addictive... a bewitchingly watchable performer and an extraordinary talent”  - Scotsman (UK) ★★★★

“Genius... There are visions you’ll never get out of your head.” - The Herald Sun (AUS) ★★★★

“Clowning, oddity and low level menace...one of the funniest shows on the fringe” - Guardian (UK) ★★★★

“A deliciously awkward man” - Adelaide Advertiser (AUS) ★★★★

“His disregard for the boundaries of respectable interaction between strangers is astonishing.” - Fringe Review (UK) ★★★★★

“Inspired, transgressive silent clowning"  - The Age (AUS) ★★★★


"Terrifying and titillating… alarming and alluring… fantastic." - Guardian (UK) ★★★★ 

‘The strangest, funniest, most exciting hour I’ve spent at the Fringe so far… A stunning mix of anarchy and symmetry.’  - The Times (UK) ★★★★

‘Thrillingly unpredictable and gloriously funny.’ Time Out (UK) ★★★★ 

‘The most fearless, full-impact festival appearance I have seen in recent years.’ - The Evening Standard (UK) ★★★★ 

 

 

 

 

 

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