Fresh from a total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, this multi award winning break out star is heading out on tour!
Sophie Willan has had a lifetime of being branded by others. Now she tells us why with brutal honesty. Expect a raucous hour like no other from this unapologetic young powerhouse. As seen on Dave’s As Yet Untitled and as heard on BBC Radio 4.
WHY? ‘Entertaining and inspiring… perfectly structured with a rare sensitivity and intelligence’ ★★★★ The Times
£12 (£10 conc)
Commissioned by Contact.
Read more about Sophie's show in this Guardian article.
Grumpy-joyful, silly-serious stand up.
Jokes, ideas and (possibly) movement will all be deployed for your amusement during this show. As seen on blah blah and blah, and heard on various funny radio shows.
WHY? ‘A master storyteller, holding the audience before dropping an exploding but simple punchline’ Metro
An Avalon Edinburgh Festival Preview.
Ahir Shah's sharp, intellectual brand of stand-up features a blend of philosophical inquiry, political vigour, and sweet gags.
‘Fiendishly clever and furious’ ★★★★ The Times
Lou Sanders has appeared on BBC3’s Russell Howard’s Good News, E4’s Big Brother’s Bit on the Side and Radio 4’s The Unbelievable Truth.
‘Destined for hugeness’ Time Out
WHY? Ahir is an internationally-acclaimed performer and Lou has written for Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and BBC2’s Mock the Week
No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's.
The critically-acclaimed Pantaloons invade the stage in this funny yet faithful adaptation. Musical instruments, puppetry and, um, enthusiasm recreate deadly heat-rays, squidgy tentacled Martians and interplanetary warfare on an epic scale. The chances of success? A million to one.
WHY? ‘Part alternative rock band, part thespian. Wholly charming’ The Times
£14 (£12 conc)
An Avalon Edinburgh Festival Preview.
Musical comedy sisters Flo & Joan present an hour of dark, witty songs. Their viral hit song The 2016 Song received over 50 million views.
‘Intricately crafted, flawlessly performed numbers’ ★★★★ The Telegraph
Glenn Moore has been seen on BBC2’s Mock the Week and heard on Absolute Radio’s The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show and BBC Radio 4.
‘Relentlessly silly and gag-laden’ ★★★★ The List
WHY? Flo & Joan are known for the Nationwide adverts and Glenn is one half of sketch duo Thünderbards
A selfish man ('A very funny man at the peak of his powers' - Irish Post) is forced to reassess his entire life when his best friend needs a kidney.
A stand up show from the creator of multi-million downloaded Irishman Abroad podcast, about life and death, give and take, Ant and Dec, youth and young manhood, getting it wrong while getting it right and never worrying about anything ever again.
Organ Freeman is Jarlath’s ninth solo show and by far his biggest to date. Fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe (Named in The Independent's Top 20 Jokes Of The Fringe) the show will continue on tour throughout the UK in the autumn culminating in this final performance at Leicester Square Theatre.
You may know Jarlath Regan from such television shows as ITV's Tonight At The Palladium, BBC's Russell Howard’s Good News and Comedy Central's Standup Central. As recommended by Ardal O’Hanlon, Marc Maron, Jack Whitehall, Jason Byrne, The Times, The Telegragh, The Guardian and Tripadvisor.
‘Side-splitting stuff’ ★★★★ Metro
‘More laughs in the first 15 minutes than most comedians can muster in an hour’ ★★★★ Herald
The majestic mountain moose in a tiger striped onesie brings his thrilling new show to Maidenhead.
Find yourself a comfy lap and settle in for an evening of hilarity with Canada's furriest friend. He disgorges all your favourite spittle impregnated cultural furballs (such as why the hell do your coffee shops close at 6pm!!!?? You don't even like coffee!? This isn't your call to make!!) onto your favourite comfy tea-sipping slippers.
Expect a raucous evening of post-scratchin' and kickin' litter aboot the hoose while Campbell tickles chins. No rabbits, mice or children and please be kind to our neighbours by not crapping in their gardens on the way home!
WHY? ‘A fantastic yarn weaver, with charming tales of his travels and hugely funny observations’ Time Out