Even sillier and enthused with the imaginations of children – it couldn't possibly go wrong. They do their lowest-of-low-tech pre-set as we walk in, which can be used as an easel for whatever the children conjure up.
With the children's suggestion, their improvisation is as inventive as expected – if not slightly geared towards adult knowledge for comfort. The music is infectious and a great deal of fun. The perfect level of physicality and audience interaction as you wanted in a children's show.
The world they created was mad and magical and marvellous and was lapped up at every turn. Of course, making it an impromptu sing-along is yet another sign of their greatness. A high energy delight for children any age up to twelve and plenty of entertainment for the parents, too.
Sold out – and for good reason.
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The Showstoppers' Kids' Show is on at the Pleasance Above at 11:40am until 21 August. For tickets and more information, visit the Fringe website.