Welcome to our Fringe Debuts series, where comedians taking their first show to Edinburgh Fringe will give you a little taster of what to expect, an insight into their world, or really super weird musings on something equally bizarre — to be honest, we just let them run with it. If you’re readying yourself for a giant lol injection in August, now’s your chance to find something NEW to add to your list.
Shelf (Rachel and Ruby) are performing their show Hair, a musical comedy show about one life-changing haircut. As with all double acts, either you’re Rachel or Ruby or both or neither — or somehow a combination of all four?? Find out with this fun quiz!
Are you gay?
What is your favourite letter?
If you had three mars bars but you’re with four friends, would you…
A. Eat all three
B. Break them in half to try to share them with everyone but get stressed about the maths, cause now you have 6 mars bars halves and there are 5 of you, so you break them in half again and now you have 12 and there’s chocolate everywhere and your hands are sticky and you hate having sticky hands so you just leave and never speak to those friends again
Have you ever had sex with someone while Ruby was in the room?
B. I am Ruby
Did you actually steal the necklace, even though you’ve always sworn that you didn’t?
Since the pandemic, have you pursued a new comedic style (musical / standup) and written a show about gender presentation?
A. Yes and I’m Shelf
B. Yes and I’m Shelf’s direct competition
If you picked mostly A’s, well done! You’re Rachel or maybe Ruby. If you picked mostly B’s, you’re not. Come see our show!
Shelf: Hair runs from 3-28th Aug, 7:15pm, at the Pleasance. Tickets here
Shelf are on Twitter and Instagram at @shelfcomedy
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