Mobile comedy from the streets, for the streets - D.J. Minicab
Edinburgh Evening News
June 2003

Get down with driving beat of the disco taxi


FROM the outside it looks no different to any other cab.

But those who hail the light-green people carrier this summer will discover their taxi is actually a driveable disco.

The nine-seater "Disco Car", which comes complete with glitter ball and coloured lights, is one of the smallest, and certainly most mobile, venues at this yearís Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

The on-the-move party experience is the brainchild of Adrian Green from London who promises revellers the "drive of their lifetime" in the Disco Car which also features karaoke equipment, a megaphone and disco costumes for its passengers.

As passengers on the £9 per-person trip are driven around the Capital, their DJ driver will provide them with non-stop entertainment and comic comments on the people and sites they pass by.

"This is a first for Disco Cars and a first for the Edinburgh Fringe, everyone ends up getting involved and into the happy-go-lucky experience, itís very interactive," said Mr Green.

The journey, which lasts more than an hour and features dancing in the street, is just one of the more unusual Fringe shows announced today at the launch of the annual arts festivalís programme....

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