Laugh, sort your life out, stay sane, plan your death and save the NHS - all in only 99 minutes.
Phil Hammond is an NHS doctor, BBC broadcaster, Private Eye journalist and whistle-blowing comic. He combines both of his 2016 sell out, four star Edinburgh fringe shows in one unforgettable evening.
'If Dr Phil were a medicine, you should swig him by the litre' ★★★★ The Times
'One of the most entertainingly subversive people on the planet' The Guardian
'Hugely enjoyable, well crafted, poignant stand up' ★★★★ Broadway Baby 2016
'Hammond is a passionate rabble rouser and impressively positive…. the perfect health secretary' ★★★★ Fest Magazine 2016
'Very funny, honest, clever and moving. Passionate about the NHS' Dr Clive Peedell, founder National Health Action Party
Suitable for ages 14+ years.
£15, £12 for NHS workers
1.30pm and 3.30pm.
Join our storytellers in the magical story den this half term!
See below for details of each day's stories.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adult spaces must be booked.
Age guidance: 3-7 years.
Celebrating over 60 years of Hancock’s Half Hour.
James performs a one man show including one lost episode and two episodes he has written in the same style as Ray Galton and Alan Simpson. He is a master at recreating the accents and personas of favourites such as Tony Hancock, Sidney James, Hattie Jacques, Bill Kerr and Kenneth Williams.
WHY? Performed in the style of a radio performance in front of a live audience, bringing to life the classic days of radio comedy
£15 (£13 Supporters)
Interactive storytelling in the magical story den.
Join in or unwind in the Café Bar with a latte and the Sunday papers, while your little ones get involved in telling stories from all over the world. Age guidance 4 – 7 years.
WHY? A sociable, creative and entirely relaxed way to do Sundays for families with young children
Sunday 13 May
Once Upon A Time: A Crown of Royal Tales
£3 per person (45 mins)
Highly acclaimed stand-up comedian Stephen K Amos hits the road this Autumn with his brand new tour.
As Brexit looms on, Trump reigns rampant and everyone seems pushed to extremes, Stephen’s main aim is to cheer us up.
Forget everything that’s going on in the world and immerse yourself in the warmth of “one of the most likable figures in British Comedy“ (Radio Times). As seen on QI, The People’s History of LGBT, Live At The Apollo, Have I Got News For You and What Does The K Stand For? on BBC Radio 4.
WHY? ‘Deliciously deft… we roared at ad-libbing that was first rate throughout… you’ll leave the show smiling’ The Times
'Unashamed feel-good entertainment’ The Evening Standard
Age guidance 16+ years.
A brand new show, blending poeticals, talking, standing, spotlights, cables, Kronenburg, foot-stamping and old school wistfulness.
Tim is a Edinburgh Comedy Award winner and has appeared on Dave’s Taskmaster, BBC2’s Inside Number 9 and the Alan Partridge franchise.
WHY? ‘Flabbergastingly funny... I have never enjoyed myself in a comedy show more ★★★★★ The Times
‘If this is love, Key’s hard to resist’ ★★★★ The Metro
‘Megadate is another Tim Key delight: delicate, yet a feat of comic strength’ ★★★★ The Independent
Heartfelt poetry, words and sketches depicting life in all its wonders.
The performance by Maidenhead actor Clive Woodward will be engaging, emotive and funny. Clive has acted in theatre, TV, BBC Radio plays and films including A Bunch of Amateurs alongside Burt Reynolds. With topics such as growing-up, work, love, marriage, beauty and loss it will be a celebration of life.
WHY? Will make you think, furthermore you’ll be tickled pink...