Yippee Ki Yay - New Wolsey Theatre

Yippee Ki Yay

Performed on Mon 9 Oct

Seabright Live

The image looks up towards the top of a skyscraper in a dark sky, an explosion of fire bursting from the top. A large red title reads 'Yippee Ki Yay' and has the silhouette of a man hanging on to a rope of Christmas lights from it. A gold subtitle reads 'The Die Hard Parody.'


Acclaimed retelling of classic film Die Hard from Richard Marsh - Fringe First-winner, London poetry slam champion, BBC Audio Drama Best Scripted Comedy Drama award-winner and New York cop (one of these is untrue). This joyfully funny show heads out on tour following rave reviews for its premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe, which also won it a London transfer.

When gunmen seize an LA skyscraper, off-duty policeman John McClane is the hostages’ only hope. This uplifting action romp (and unauthorised parody) pays affectionate tribute to the iconic 80s festive fan favourite. Essential viewing for Hans Gruber superfans and newcomers alike.

Content warning: divorce, foot trauma, German terrorists.

Age guidance: 14+. Contains loud noises (including gunshots), blood and haze.

Reviews of Yippee Ki Yay

What the press say

★★★★★ 'Performed with energy and verve, this is an excellent homage to Die Hard'

Starburst (2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe)

★★★★ 'Whether you’re a 'Die Hard' fan or not, it guarantees happy trails'

The Guardian

★★★★ 'Epically entertaining!'

West End Best Friend (2023 Edinburgh Festival Fringe)

What the public say

Wonderful. Was expecting the literally punches but the emotional punch is what stays with you. Brilliantly written and performed. Recommend without hesitation!


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