Hippo World Guest Book

by Chris Goode

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Hippo World Guest Book is the first new Edinburgh solo show in three years from double Fringe First winner Chris Goode.

Hippo World is a real web site where the global community of hippopotamus enthusiasts gathers to look at hippo pictures and share hippo facts. Visitors are invited to sign the site’s guest book and leave comments.
But no one’s moderating the guest book...

In this solo show, Chris Goode reads from the guest book to reveal an epic international story that has unfolded over a decade through thousands of messages.

Following his acclaimed Edinburgh solo performances Kiss Of Life - which won a Scotsman Fringe First - and Nine Days Crazy, Chris again teases a fascinating and funny show from the most unlikely of source material.


'Both Goode’s selection and delivery do justice to a novel concept that could easily have become dreary. HWGB is worth seeing even just for the documentary evidence of possibly one of the weirdest groups to grace the never endingly weird world wide web.' **** The List

'Goode's performance is a masterclass in self-effacement, not to mention deadpan comic timing, ensuring that the material, no matter how mundane, is also entertaining... the piece becomes surprisingly moving.' The Guardian

'One of the best shows I've seen on the Fringe'
Scotland On Sunday on Goode's 'Homemade'

'One of the most exciting talents working in Britain today'
The Guardian

Contains strong language and adult themes - age advisory 16+



Pleasance Dome
(Venue 23)

1 - 27 August 2007
Days off: 8 & 15
Tickets: £5 - £9

Online Booking:

Offline Booking:
0131 556 6550
0131 226 0000

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Festival Highlights 2004 page for Goode's previous show Nine Days Crazy

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