About Truth's a Dog Must to Kennel

The Fool leaves King Lear before the blinding. Before the ice-creams in the interval.

In this extraordinary new solo work, Tim Crouch draws on ideas of virtual reality to send the character back to the wreckage of the world they left.

Truth’s a Dog Must to Kennel switches between scathing stand-up and an audacious act of collective imagining. It’s a celebration of live performance and a skewering of the state we’re in now.

5 Stars

‘Crouch is a master storyteller for our times’

The Scotsman

4 Stars

‘An act of imagination in a world undone’

The Stage

5 Stars

‘The precision and intensity of performance erupting, ever so gracefully, into a mastery of storytelling’

The Reviews Hub

5 Stars

‘Hymn to humanity… to call it thought-provoking would be a criminal understatement’

All Edinburgh Theatre

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Content Warnings
  • There will be loud music
  • Descriptions of violent ableism

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