comrade egg and the chicken of tomorrow

“Please excuse my appearance. I’ve just nipped over from the abattoir.”

Welcome to The Chicken Appreciation Society. Welcome to the mind of meat processor, Comrade Egg. She’s not supposed to be here, but it feels good to be back in the brood…

Mother Bunch theatre use physical theatre, clowning and audience interaction to weave this dark, joyous and sometimes magical story of disconnection and a longing to belong.

Performed by physical theatre performer and international clown Bronya Deutsch (Mother Bunch) and directed by James Baldwin (National Theatre, BBC) this hilarious, high-energy show focuses on the mission of meat processing worker, and self-styled chicken liberator, Comrade Egg, to make sense of her existence.

A show for anyone who has ever wanted to make a difference but didn’t know where to start…

“Bronya Deutsch’s boundary pushing one-woman clown
The Scotsman. Read the full review here.

And here’s what audiences say…
“Comedic, interactive, physical, thought-provoking and heart-breaking…basically, everything you could possibly want from a Fringe show.”
“A mix of dark humour and testament to the heartbreaking realities of intensive chicken farming. Highly recommended.”

Mother Bunch are an ensemble theatre company, based in the South-East and created by Lecoq-trained theatre maker, Bronya Deutsch. Mother Bunch make playful, inclusive and anarchic theatre about subjects that give them existential nightmares. Through exploring these subjects they plan to change the world.

Bronya has been making her own work for ten years and also works as a movement director and director. She has collaborated with companies and theatres across the UK, including Theatre By The Lake, Dukes Theatre Lancaster and Told By An Idiot. She has worked internationally with The Flying Seagull Project.