The Bean Counter (5+) is a about the Official of a jelly bean counting competition. It is a character comedy about a ‘jobsworth’ who uses some unusual counting methods to count how many beans are in a jar.

The show is highly improvisatory and can be adapted to suit a range of audiences and settings- including cabaret style, evening events, children’s events and ‘club’ pop ups.

Upcoming performances

12.45pm, 18-26 August, The Wee Room, Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Previous performances

The show began as a scratch at the Clown Cabaret Scratch Night at the Assembly Roxy 2015 and has since been performed in a variety of settings including at the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Opening Weekend 2017, On the Edge Festival at Birmingham Rep 2016, Babaró Children’s Theatre Festival 2017 in Galway, and Imaginate Scratch Night 2016.

A short period of development took place in autumn 2017 at Graffiti Theatre, Cork.

15, 17 & 18 February 2018, La Boheme, Adelaide Fringe

Sat 26 & Sun 27 May, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh International Children’s Festival Opening weekend

Sat 2 & Sun 3 June, Leith Theatre, Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh

The Bean Counter is available for touring
Download a tour pack here

Scale of Venue: small to medium scale
Company size: 2 on the road
Length of show: 30-40 minutes.  No interval.
Description: Physical, new work.
Language: English
Suitability: 5+
Costs: Please contact us for more information on pricing.

To book a show or ask for additional information, please contact :
Producer, Mhari Robinson
+44 (0) 7534 942 255
mharirobinson [at] gmail [dot] com

Images: Mihaela Bodlovic