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In preparation for the next series of his hit Dave TV show Modern Life is Goodish, Dave Gorman is hitting the road this summer armed with new material.
Taking a mischievous look at modern life, Dave will share his observations and frustrations with a little help from his laptop.
Known as one of comedy’s most innovative thinkers Dave Gorman credits include sell out live shows Are you Dave Gorman?, Googlewhack Adventure, Powerpoint Presentation and Gets Straight to the Powerpoint. He has starred in his own hit BBC Radio 4 and BBC2 series Genius and published best selling books Googlewhack Adventure, Dave Gorman vs the Rest of the World and Too Much Information.
The chance to see this unique comedian in an intimate warm up gig.
WHY? ‘Has transformed the seemingly mundane into hours of unabashed hysteria’ Metro
Fresh from his sold-out, critically acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe run and becoming the most viewed British comedian of all time on TikTok, the world famous prankster and Lee Nelson creator is back with an outrageous new show.
In Screwed Up Simon rips into celebrity culture, social media, the police, Putin, Prince Andrew and Jesus.
Nothing is off limits in this hilarious show, including his own mental health, his family, his five arrests and how he once found himself at an underground sex party.
'No show has made me laugh more than this one… His finest hour on stage' ★★★★ The Times
'Screwed Up is a full-on rat-a-tat gag-fest' ★★★★ Mail On Sunday
Mike Bubbins, star of hit podcast The Socially Distant Sports Bar, and of BBC television comedies Mammoth, Tourist Trap and The Unexplainers, unleashes THROWBACK, his first ever solo UK stand-up tour. And things may never be the same again.
THROWBACK is a powerful, thought-provoking, visceral hour of stand-up comedy, that pushes boundaries, defies neat descriptions and challenges the audience...
AS IF IT IS!
It’s actually an hour and a half of really funny stories, pretty impressive characterisations, possibly a song (he said he’ll see how that goes), a bit of nostalgia about the good old days, a bit of optimism about the good new days, and Mike generally having a laugh about life and not taking himself, or anything else, too seriously. Having said that, he may, at some point in the show, get very annoyed at berks, whether in the past, the present, or the future. Very annoyed.
So basically THROWBACK is a comedy show about Bubbins sharing, and bringing to life, the stuff that he finds funny. As comedy concepts go, it’s a pretty straightforward one, really.
‘They asked me to do a UK comedy tour, called THROWBACK...and so I did.’ Mike Bubbins
The quickest wits in comedy are coming to town with a side-splitting evening of hilarious off-the-cuff songs, scenes and characters.
The stars of ITV1's Tonight at the Palladium spin comedy gold out of the all things that YOU, the live audience, think are the best, worst and down right weirdest things about your hometown. Maybe a bit of local laughter really can save the day!
The Noise Next Door are thirteen time sell-out veterans of The Edinburgh Fringe. They have appeared on BBC1's The One Show, ITV1's Britain’s Got Talent and Comedy Central's Roast Battle. They have also appeared alongside the likes of Michael McIntyre, Katherine Ryan, Romesh Ranganathan and Harry Hill.
'Hilarious… A superior kind of chaos' Telegraph
'21st century comedy at its finest and funniest' The Stage
'Comedy gold… Staggeringly well executed' Guardian
'Phenomenal' Daily Mirror
Suitable for ages 15+ years
Zoe Lyons has kept herself busy in the last couple of years by having what can best be described as a monumental midlife crisis. It involved buying a sports car, having a brief marital separation and running a 100k ultra marathon which really didn’t end well. Along the way her hair decided the best thing to do was abandon ship. It ain’t easy being a middle aged woman: try doing it with a combover. Thankfully Zoe has been able to explore the funny side of all these twists and turns. It's time to sell the silly car and try and put the wheels back on her life.
Zoe is the host of BBC2’s Lightning. She's known as a star of Live at the Apollo and a regular on BBC1's Have I Got News for You, BBC2's QI and Mock the Week.
Other credits include Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC2), Stand Up and Deliver (C4), House of Games (BBC2). Zoe is an immediately recognisable voice on Radio 4 as a regular on The News Quiz, Just a Minute, The Unbelievable Truth and The Now Show, and also co-hosts Frank Skinner’s show on Absolute Radio.
Age guidance 14+ years.
'A masterclass of how to write, construct, and perform an Edinburgh show, or any show in fact' ★★★★★ Funny Women
'Lyons is on top of her game, in command of her material, her audience and her stage' ★★★★ Chortle
'An hour of intelligent observations and hilarious character comedy' ★★★★ Three Weeks
'A tremendously good comic operating at a vertiginous level' ★★★★ The Wee Review
'A huge talent' ★★★★ One4Review
Norden Farm favourite and Taskmaster star Mark Watson introduces two of the most talked-about shows of the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe.
Milo Edwards is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian and podcaster. He brings 'an incredibly high-quality stand-up show' (★★★★ Broadway Baby) and 'an excellent hour of clever, tightly written stand-up' (★★★★ Sunday Post).
Will Duggan sold out the entire run at Edinburgh and was named in Rolling Stone’s 15 Rising Stand-Up Acts You Need To See.
All this plus skinny legend Mark Watson himself on a one-off double-bill. It’s the Edinburgh Fringe right on your doorstep. And a lot drier and warmer!
The social media sensation and Chortle Award winner debuts an hour of comedy based on her smash-hit satirical videos, as seen millions of times online.
'If she can stay in character long enough, she’ll have a telegraph column and a seat on Question Time by teatime' James O’Brien
'The Thick of It levels of writing and performance applied to a very 2022 flavour of political bullshit' The Times
'A wonderful showcase for the woman that the pandemic turned into a sensation with her hilarious but also chilling realistic takes on a dissembling rising Tory star' The New European
'These characters are so well-observed that I feel they can turn their hand to anything' I Talk Telly
★★★★★ Lost in Theatreland | ★★★★ Time Out | ★★★★ I Talk Telly
★★★★ Broadway Baby | ★★★★ The Arts Desk