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Abi Roberts: Anglichanka
Bawls Out Comedy Productions

A comedy show about Russia in the 90s and being the first comic to do comedy in English and Russian. Hear about gay rights, opera and see how Russia has changed under Putin, the meerkat with nuclear weapons. "An incredible show. ★★★★★” EdFestMag. “Not to be missed ★★★★★” – 3 Weeks

stand-up/comedy   16+ 60 mins

A comedy show about performing a comedy show in Russia. ★★★★★ EdFestMag.
16+   60 mins

 

Andrew Silverwood is a "Self-Absorbed Tw*t"
Fragility

"Another self absorbed twat. Still, Silverwood is very charming" - Great Scott Media.

A story-telling stand-up show about Sex, wheelchairs and life in the public eye.

story-telling, stand-up comedy  18+ 60 mins

Story-telling stand-up about sex and life in the public eye.
18+   60 mins

 

Anorak of Fire: The Life and Times of Gus Gascoigne
Billy Buckingham

Gus Gascoigne spends all his days train spotting and today, you've joined his latest spot. Sit back as Gus regales you with stories of childhood, failed relationships, midnight spots and how he came to own his famous "Anorak of Fire"!

comedy  12+ 50 mins

A trainspotter with a tale to tell.
12+   50 mins

 

Blooming Out
NOSThree

BLOOMING OUT is a funny and clever non-verbal language clown show, interpreted by two women that embraces the disparate and fascinating themes of the feminine universe, such as period, maternity, social taboos and love; all this covered in a light, comic and poetic way.

comedy, physical theatre  12+ 60 mins

The female universe revealed in a non-verbal clown show - light, comic and poetic.
12+   60 mins

 

Broken
Whims Knot Theatre Company

Welcome to Alice’s ongoing quest to “feel a little less sad”. Through the medium of stand-up, she will reveal all the various (and often ridiculous) methods she has used to drag herself through life thus far, in light of her feelings of depression.

stand-up  16+ 45 mins

Welcome to Alice’s stand-up show in which she reveals how she manages to “feel a little less sad”.
16+   45 mins

 

Clowns of the Baskervilles
Fractured Theatre

Do you like Sherlock Holmes? Do you like clowns? Do you like when the two come together to create an exciting and new piece of theatre? Then come and see The Clowns of the Baskervilles.

comedy/clowning  14+ 55 mins

You like Sherlock Holmes? You like clowns? Then you'll like this - a lot!
14+   55 mins

 

Fruitcake - Ten Commandments from the Psych Ward
Rob Gee

Comic, poet and reformed psychiatric nurse Rob Gee presents a user-friendly guide to losing the plot. ★★★★★ “A one-man thespian army” CBC, Canada. ★★★★½ “A tour de force!” Victoria Times. Winner, Best of Fest – Ottawa, Winnipeg and Calgary Fringe Festivals.

comedy/spoken word  16+ 60 mins

A comic guide to losing the plot.
16+   60 mins

 

Hats Off To Laurel & Hardy
Lucky Dog Theatre Productions

The award-winning true story of the most famous comedy duo of all time. Witness Stan & Ollie's meteoric rise to fame, the decline of their movie careers and phoenix-like revival on the stage. Touring since 2013, be prepared to laugh your socks off before having your heart broken.

theatre  12+ 60 mins

Laugh your socks off before having your heart broken. Award-winning true story.
12+   60 mins

 

It's My Funeral and I'll Throw Glitter if I Want To
Isobel Marmion

After a (tiny) mental breakdown, Isobel has decided to take her upcoming death into her own hands and throw her own funeral! An intimate look at mental illness and the fear of dying alone, but in like, an uplifting, funny way. "Heartwarming and super enjoyable" Aussie Theatre.

comedy  18+ 50 mins

Isobel throws her own funeral. "Super enjoyable" Aussie Theatre
18+   50 mins

 

Juicy
Robert Garnham Productions

A normal flight. An airport lounge. Could this be the start of a beautiful romance? Or is it just a flimsy pretext for performance poet Robert Garnham to deliver a set of humorous and thought-provoking poems?

spoken word, comedy  18+ 50 mins

Performance poet Robert Garnham with a set of humorous and thought-provoking poems.
18+   50 mins

 

Love// .Death// .Other
We .Are .Uncollective

A spoken word/theatre piece first performed at Concourse Festival 2016. Solo performer t.s. idiot (of We Are Uncollective) delivers 30 minutes of performance poetry, DIY costume, terrible dancing and comedy interludes.

spoken word  18+ 30 mins

Performance poetry, DIY costume, terrible dancing and comedy interludes.
18+   30 mins

 

Morgan and Rees
Morgan and Rees

Morgan and Rees deliver fast moving sketches with occasional audience interaction to produce irreverent, quirky, silly, thoughtful and even the ball-bustingly funny.

comedy  18+ 60 mins

Fast moving sketches - irreverent, quirky, even ball-bustingly funny.
18+   60 mins

 

Nature Knows Best
TicTac Theatre

A delightful series of two person plays written by Devon playwright Nick Discombe, Nature Knows Best takes a look at love and life through the eyes of a Seagull duo, a couple of Seahorses and a pair of Sheep. Each play humorously portrays man’s effect on the natural world and the creatures in it.

theatre/comedy  12+ 60 mins

Delightful two person plays looking at love and life through the eyes of various creatures.
12+   60 mins

 

ODJO - KING OF THE OCEAN
ODJO

Odjo - a beautiful idiot fisherman raised by performing elephants! He's insanely funny with his bizarre martial arts practices, unruly animal impressions and unhealthy absurdities . Don't miss it! Narrated by the multi-award winning Trygve Wakenshaw.

comedy, physical theatre, mime  14+ 50 mins

A beautiful idiot fisherman raised by performing elephants!
14+   50 mins

 

Remedies - A Ballad of Broken Britain
Middle Weight Theatre Company

Brexit, broken homes and bickering! Two opinionated, strong willed and polarised pharmacy workers, witness the ailments and sicknesses of the public. They may be able to administer the medicine, but can they find the remedy for the ills of Britain?

comedy/drama  16+ 60 mins

Brexit, broken homes and bickering. What's the remedy?
16+   60 mins

 

SESKA - FRUIT SALAD !!!
SESKA

When SESKA comes to town kids laugh out loud, Dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet! This show contains magic, mayhem and happiness. Nominated Best Family Show Brighton Fringe 2015 'My kids loved him'- Jonathon Ross. Buy tickets quick - he sells out fast!

family comedy/childrens theatre/comedy magic  3+ 45 mins

When SESKA comes to town, kids laugh out loud, Dads f*rt out loud and mums faint at his feet!
3+   45 mins

 

Storyteller of the Year Entertains
The Bard of Windmill Hill

"He turns the absurd aspects of modern life into laughter fodder... cerebral stand-up at its best." Praised by the BBC's Dr Phil Hammond for the range and depth of his work. This could be the prescription you need. "Brilliant, captivating, cheering" Chippenham Folk Festival.

comedy/cabaret  14+ 50 mins

"Cerebral stand-up at its best." "Brilliant, captivating, cheering"
14+   50 mins

 

Sunked
Chris White

Chris has just realised the Titanic is still in the sea. So he sets out on a quest to haul it up. He’ll soon discover a sinister truth at the heart of the Atlantic – one that could wreck everything. Sunked is a one-man spoken-word show about salvage, salvation and Celine Dion.

spoken-word, comedy, stand-up, theatre, poetry  12+ 50 mins

Chris is on a quest to raise the Titanic. A show about salvage, salvation and Celine Dion.
12+   50 mins

 

The Assassination of Spencer Percival
Nick Hall

Spencer Percival has one claim to fame. He’s the only Prime Minister to ever be assassinated. 205 years later, Nick Hall tells his story. As seen on BBC Two, BBC Three, and BBC Radio 4. 'Brilliant' (Times). ‘Crackingly original’ ★★★★ (List). ‘One not to miss’ ★★★★ (Skinny).

comedy-theatre  12+ 55 mins

A comedy about an assassination. ‘Crackingly original’ ★★★★ (List)
12+   55 mins

 

The Grownup's Guide to Growing Up
James Luckraft-Law & Toria Lester

Life: Everyone else is sorted. We aren’t. You’re invited to a 30th birthday. Comedy about growing up whilst looking back. A nostalgic look at our past, pop culture and society. For those who feel a little bit lost. A mix of sketches, stand up, physical theatre and birthday cake.

comedy theatre  14+ 50 mins

For those who feel a little bit lost.
14+   50 mins

 

The Karaoke Experience?!
MishMash Pro

Ali hates Karaoke! Charly loves Karaoke! Charly wants them to go out on the pull together, but they can't agree on where to go. Charly is determined, Ali is adamant. Will Charly and Ali ever leave their flat? "A funny show about how, why, and IF humans should express themselves!".

comedy, drama  12+ 35 mins

A funny show about how and why humans express themselves.
12+   35 mins

 

The Organised Chaos
Autojeu Theatre

We live in chaotic times; problems and dilemmas confront us at every turn. Throughout history people have turned to their greatest thinkers for the solutions to their problems. None of them have ever decided to use improvisational comedy to provide those solutions. Until now.

comedy  12+ 45 mins

Using nothing but his wits and improvisational skills, Sam Gibbs will save the World.
12+   45 mins

 

Wicked Old Sod - The Resurrection
Michelle Ridings

The Watcher on the boundary. The Rebel. The Fool.The crazy old bag sitting next to you on the bus. Wicked is the dark dream of our broken hearts demanding to be reclaimed. Join her on her resurrection journey as she attempts to make sense of her travails through time and space.

comedy-drama, physical theatre  14+ 60 mins

She's the Watcher on the boundary. The Rebel. The Fool.
14+   60 mins