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Geoff Norcott - Traditionalism

The world is changing at a dizzying rate. Geoff is trying to hold modern views, but worries that tradition is becoming a dirty word.

Geoff is the star of BBC2’s The Mash Report and Live at the Apollo. As a satirical comic, he’s written for programmes including Channel 4’s Alternative Election. He is has appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, The Today Programme and his own forthcoming Radio 4 stand-up special.

WHY? 'An absolute tonic' ★★★★ Telegraph

Suitable for ages 16+ years.

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£12

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Dad's Army Radio Hour

Two actors play 25 characters in this brilliant staging of classic radio scripts based on favourite episodes from the original TV series.

David Benson and Jack Lane present favourite lines, cherished characters and great feats of vocal impersonation! Based on the classic BBC sitcom by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.

WHY? ‘Benson and Lane’s impersonations are peerless, the show an absolute treat from start to finish. Wonderful stuff!’ Daily Mail

Courtyard Theatre
£17 (£15 conc)

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Dad's Army Radio Hour's website

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Hundred Watt Club

A ravishing, ridiculous evening of vintage inspired burlesque entertainment.

Showcasing bump ’n’ grind queen Velvet Jones, kaleidoscopic drag artist Meth, neo-vaudevillian Lena Mae, madcap circus star Robin Boon Dale and satirical showgirl Bonnie Knockers. All held together by your hostess, statuesque and anarchic songbird Sadie Sinner!

Over 18s only.

WHY? Dressing up to the nines is very much encouraged!

Courtyard Theatre
£16

@100WattClub
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Hundred Watt Club's website

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Hardeep Singh Kohli - Alternative, Fact

Join Hardeep as he gives his unique take on the political climate combined with his trademark ‘quick witted patter’ ★★★★ The Skinny.

Hardeep is a BBC Radio 4 favourite, BAFTA winner and regular on BBC1’s Question Time, This Week and Daily Politics. His new show had a critically acclaimed run to packed houses at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

WHY? ‘Immensely Funny’ Daily Express

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£14

@misterhsk
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Lucy Porter - Choose Your Battles

Lucy Porter’s brand new stand-up tour.

In these combative times, it's easy to be irritated, offended or downright enraged by other people. How do we know which causes are worth fighting for? Lucy uses her hilarious experiences to help you decide.

Lucy's recent TV and radio appearances include: QI, Insert Name Here, Alan Davies' As Yet Untitled, Room 101, News Quiz, The Now Show.

Suitable for ages 16+ years.

WHY? 'Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes… Genuinely delightful' The Telegraph

Courtyard Theatre
£14 (£12 conc)

@lucyportercomic
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Lucy Porter's website

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Tiff Stevenson - Bombshell

You may know critically acclaimed comedian Tiff Stevenson from BBC2’s Mock the Week, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and the BAFTA nominated People Just Do Nothing.

Some say she oscillates wildly between Sylvia Plath and Beyonce, like Belva Lockwood fused with your drunken aunt. Tiff says she's very funny and a right old smarty-pants. She also says she's very, very, very modest

WHY? ★★★★★ Fringe Review | ★★★★ Broadway Baby | ★★★★ Funny Women | ★★★★ Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

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£14

@tiffstevenson
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Tiff Stevenson's website

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Rachel Parris - Keynote

Rachel has been invited to be a guest speaker at her old school, but what kind of a role model is she really?

Through stand-up, character and musical comedy, she explores what messed up message she can possibly offer to impressionable young minds. Rachel is an award-winning musical comic and founder member of smash hit improv show Austentatious.

WHY? ‘Frank and funny... tears of laughter’ The Guardian

Studio
£14 (Supporters £12)

@rachelparris
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Rachel Parris's website

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