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Dr Bonk’s Macarbaret – The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh
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Dr Bonk’s Macarbaret – The Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh

As Part of the Edinburgh Horror Festival, at The Banshee Labyrinth just off Edinburgh’s ghostly Royal Mile Dr Bonk’s Macarbaret promises an evening of drag, burlesque, music, comedy and medical mayhem. Dr. Bonk, imagine a more creepy and cookie version of Mr Bean if you will, unspeaking and with a white leather beak-like gimp mask. Prompted by a script read from the back of the room, the reason for this being…unclear? The demographics in the 50-seater underground chamber are interesting, 90% female and average age of twenty-something. The bird-faced Bonk is an odd-looking character who prods and pokes various audience members with his stethoscope and at one point removes the earwax from one rather uneasy looking young lady to create an instant candle. Which drew some nervous la...