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Too Pretty To Punch

Edalia Day’s Too Pretty To Punch is a comedy spoken word show about gender, the media and not fitting any of the boxes, full of explosive movement, original songs and kickass video projection. They are a banjo wielding, poetry slam winning, trans warrior, taking on the world one troll at a time. Too Pretty To Punch is a hilarious and uplifting journey through what it means to be trans in 21st century Britain. It reminds all of us (regardless of who we are) of the power of celebrating our existence.

With the growth of social media, trans people all over the world are connecting – however, there’s a huge gap in people’s understanding about the issues being talked about. In this show, Edalia plays several characters, leading the audience through a mixture of comic and serious situations. They say: “I grew up in a town where if you’re trans you don’t speak up. You keep your head down and you keep out of sight. I wrote this show for places like that, where even just being visible is an act of rebellion.”

“Head-spinning, joyful, painful, funny. It’s a blast from and to the heart”

Chris Thorpe

Too Pretty To Punch is a hilarious, inspiring and uplifting 60 minute journey through everything you need to know about what it means to be trans in 21st century Britain that reminds all of us (regardless of who we are) of the power of celebrating our existence.

Edalia is a transgender/non-binary spoken word artist, animator and theatre maker based in Norwich. Trained at Lecoq and Alra, their theatre is visually stunning, with physical comedy and a child like sense of play at the heart of everything they make.

2020 UK Tour Dates:

February 8th – Garage Theatre, Norwich (

February 22nd – Old Firestation, Oxford

February 26th – ARC, Stockton-on-Tees

February 29th – The Lowry, Salford

March 3rd – 8th -VAULT Festival, London

April 2nd – Hope Street Theatre, Liverpool

April 3rd – Upstairs at the Western, Leicester

April 5th – The Holbeck, Leeds

May 19th – Phoenix Theatre, Exeter

May 28th – The Hat Factory, Luton

May 30th – Cambridge Junction

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