They robbed a bank with their name tags on.
Their crime was solved in 8 minutes. Now they're...
Intrepid and Brilliant.
A rollercoaster ride packed with ridiculous situations and hilarious characters.
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So much f*cking fun.
Simply a must-see.
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PLEADING STUPIDITY COMES TO EDINBURGH 2-28 AUGUST 2023
The hilarious and unbelievable true story of two bumbling Aussie boys' calamitous bank robbery, and the stories left behind in their wake.
PLEASANCE ACE DOME, 7pm
Aussies Chad and Brad are on trial.
Whilst on their gap year in the ski town of Vail, Colorado, they used fake IDs to go clubbing, stole credit cards, and shot paintballs at cars. And then, they robbed a bank... whilst still wearing their name tags from work.
Immediately identified by the two bank tellers, their crime was solved in just 8 minutes. So, to evade prison, they’re
But as the boys attempted to snowboard to the airport, who were the bank tellers they left behind? And what’s their story? Will anyone listen to another version of events?
Inspired by the true story of the “Dumb and Dumber” bandits, and the lives of those they affected, Maybe You Like It’s newest comedy is told with high-energy, fast-paced action, multi-rolling cast, and verbatim speech.
Chad - James Akka (he/him)
Brad - Barney Newman (they/them)
Anna - Maggie Moriarty (they/them)
Kelly - Gemma Daubeney (she/her)
Director - Caleb Barron (he/him)
Producer and Technical Stage Manager - Jake Morry (he/him)
Original Composition - Nick Gilbert (he/him) and Kavana Crossley (he/him)
Sound Design - Nick Gilbert, Kavana Crossley, and Jake Morry
Set Design - Jude Munden (she/her) and Alan Munden (he/him)
Lighting Design - Will Hayman (he/him)
Movement Direction - Ellie Iley (she/her)
Fight Choreography - Ariel Levine (he/him)
Production Image Credit - Lucy Hayes (she/her)
Graphic Design - Django Pinter (he/him), Caleb Barron and Philip Olney (he/him)
Marketing Officers - Joshua Clarke (he/him) and James Akka (he/him)
Written by Caleb Barron, Devised by Maybe You Like It.
Maybe You Like It are Caleb Barron, Jake Morry, James Akka, Barney Newman, Ellie Iley, Maggie Moriarty, and Gemma Daubeney