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Sunday
May122019

SHAPPI KHORSANDI 'SKITTISH WARRIOR…CONFESSIONS OF A CLUB COMIC' EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL LIVE 2019

Sunday 4th August – Saturday 10th August, 1.40pm

The Stand Comedy Club (Stand 1)

★★★★ - The Guardian  ★★★★ - Scotsman  ★★★★ - Chortle

Comedian, author and, most recently, idiot who agreed to be tortured on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!Shappi Khorsandi is a woman of many parts. But live comedy is where she's in her element, and now she returns to the embracing arms of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a limited run following a spring 2019 UK tour.

Packed full of sharp-tongued gags and cultural observation, Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic is Shappi's warts-and-all journey of the 90s comedy scene, breaking through on telly and letting it all slip away. 

Shappi brings Skittish Warrior…Confessions of a Club Comic to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for a limited run of 7 shows from Sunday 4th – Saturday 10th August at The Stand at 1.40pm. Tickets are on sale now and available from www.edfringe.com and www.thestand.co.uk.

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Sunday
May122019

SEANN WALSH 'AFTER THIS ONE I’M GOING HOME' LIVE AT EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019

Wednesday 31st July – Sunday 25th August (not 12th), 8.30pm

King Dome, The Pleasance Dome

“On a technical level, he’s superb” ★★★★ - The Telegraph

“…hugely funny and disarmingly honest…the best yet from a prodigiously talented comedian” ★★★★ – The Times

“…After This One is a masterclass of performance” ★★★★ - Chortle

 “Comic gold” – The Guardian

 “One of comedy’s hottest properties...very talented, very funny” - Evening Standard

“He remains one of the most entertaining observational comics on the block” – The Independent

“Uproariously funny” – The Sunday Mirror

“Hot’ – Craig Revel Horwood

Recently seen on BBC News, Sky News, ITV News, Fox News, Conan and ITV's Bad Move, join Seann Walsh as he recounts the week following 6th October 2018 during which he was famously under-marked for his Paso Doble.  After This One I’m Going Home is an edifying story of what it is like to be slap bang in the centre of a media storm and the turbulent time he experienced while appearing on the biggest show on television, Strictly Come Dancing.

Following on from his smash-hit spring UK tour, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee, 2018 Strictly Come Dancing contestant and self-proclaimed ‘Lie-in King’ Seann returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August with his new stand-up show After This One I’m Going Home

Seann will be performing nightly throughout the Edinburgh Festival Fringe from Wednesday 31st July to Sunday 25th August (not Wednesday 12th August) at 8.30pm at The Pleasance Dome (King Dome). Tickets are on sale now and available from www.edfringe.com and www.pleasance.co.uk.

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Sunday
May122019

RHYS NICHOLSON 'NICE PEOPLE NICE THINGS NICE SITUATIONS' EDINBURGH FRINGE FESTIVAL 2019

Thursday 1st August – Sunday 25th August, 8.40pm

Underbelly, Bristo Square (Friesian)

“This is a genuinely great stand-up comedian at work – in total command of his material and audience – it’s awe-inspiring to watch. A masterclass in crafting a killer hour of stand-up. Don’t miss it.”  ★★★★★- Time Out

“This rapid-firing, high-pitched gay man has plenty to say… skilful ahead of his years ★★★★ - Herald Sun

“Sheer comedy brilliance” ★★★★ - The List

“Aloof, wired, super smart, super quick... this is an excellent, laughter-filled hour and by the end we are all Rhys Nicholson fans” - The Scotsman

Following a recent smash hit sold-out run at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, critic and audience favourite Rhys Nicholson is delighted to return to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with his highly anticipated brand-new show, Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations. 

Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations is a killer hour of stand up from Rhys, who at 29 is more assured than ever but is still facing the uncertainty of adulthood and everything he hasn’t quite got round to figuring out yet. Spitting jokes like pips at breakneck speed this high energy set is one of Rhys’ best shows yet.

Rhys Nicholson will perform Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations at Underbelly Bristo Square (Friesian) every evening at 8.40pm, from Thursday 1st – Sunday 25th August. Tickets are on sale now and available from www.edfringe.com and www.underbellyedinburgh.co.uk.

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Sunday
May122019

ARCHIE MADDOCKS 'BIG DICK ENERGY(BDE)' LIVE at Edinburgh Fringe 2019

Thursday 1st August – Sunday 25th August (not 12th), 4.50pm

Just The Tonic At The Mash House (The Bottle Room)

 “Superb timing and quick wit… A must see” ★★★★★Radio Ha-ha

“It’s clear that Archie Maddocks has found his calling in comedy…a brilliant job balancing light silly humour with thought-provoking, refreshing and subversive social discussion.” ★★★★ - Entertainment Focus

“A super cool, super smart storyteller” - Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke and Evening Standard

Featured in The Daily Mirror and Evening Standard’s Top Jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018

It’s all getting a bit serious init? Political instability, social politics making people less social – you can’t even have a finger of Nutella no more without feeling guilty – that’s what life is now, guilt, followed by shame. However, what is life, if nothing but a distraction until you die? Archie Maddocks returns to the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019 to tackle the struggles of being alive in his latest hour of provocative, exhilarating and *crucially* HILARIOUS stand up.

Catch Archie Maddocks in his brand new show Big Dick Energy (BDE) at Just The Tonic’s The Mash House (The Bottle Room) every afternoon at 4.50pm, from Thursday 1st – Sunday 25th August (not Monday 12th).  Tickets are on sale soon and will be available from www.edfringe.com and edinburgh.justthetonic.com.

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Thursday
May092019

GUILTY FEMINIST : LIVE - EXTRA SPECIAL MATINEE PERFORMANCE ADDED, ROYAL ALBERT HALL, LONDON SUNDAY 7TH JULY 2019

“I’m a feminist but...”

The Guilty Feminist podcast is a comedy phenomenon with over 60 million downloads since it first launched in December 2015.   Hosted by comedian Deborah Frances-White, the world famous podcast is currently travelling the UK with a special touring version of the show and is now set to take London by storm with their biggest and most spectacular live show to date. 

On Sunday 7th July 2019, The Guilty Feminist: Live will play an extra special matinee performance at one of the city’s most iconic and legendary venues, the prestigious Royal Albert Hall.  With an incredible line up of very special guests (to be announced shortly), this riotous and uplifting show is this summer’s must-see event for all guilty feminists!

Tickets for The Guilty Feminist: Live at The Royal Albert Hall go on general sale at 10am on Friday 10th May from www.guiltyfeminist.com.  An exclusive presale for subscribers to The Guilty Feminist mailing list will be on sale from Wednesday 8th May at 12pm.

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Friday
Apr262019

DEMETRI MARTIN 'WANDERING MIND' TOUR ** RESCHEDULED 2019 UK TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2020 EXTRA UK DATES ADDED **

The award-winning American comedian and star of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Demetri Martin has announced a seven night UK tour, returning to the UK in February 2020 as part of his world tour Wandering Mind. These new UK dates include his three rescheduled dates in Birmingham, Salford and London from his 2019 tour, as well as an additional four shows which will see Demetri also performing in Bristol, Glasgow, Bath and Brighton.

Tickets for Demetri Martin: Wandering Mind are on sale at 10am on Friday 26th April from www.axs.com/uk. For full listings information please see below. Ticket holders for the rescheduled 2019 shows should get in touch with their original ticket providers for information.

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Friday
Mar222019

THE GUILTY FEMINIST: LIVE SPECIAL GUESTS ANNOUNCED

The Guilty Feminist podcast has become a comedy phenomenon with over 60 million downloads since it launched in December 2015. Comedian Deborah Frances-White and her guests discuss their noble goals as 21st century feminists and their hypocrisies and insecurities which undermine those goals.

The Guilty Feminist: Live will tour theatres throughout the UK for 23 dates between May and June 2019. Tickets for The Guilty Feminist: Live are on sale now from www.guiltyfeminist.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.   

For this special touring version of the show, The Guilty Feminist: Live, Deborah will be joined by some of your favourite comedy and musical guests from the podcast for a celebration of how far we’ve come, and a conversation about what still very much needs to be done. As well as top comedy and musical talent, Deborah will be inviting a range of local activists and charities to join her on-stage panel as they delve in to a myriad of topics facing us today.

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Monday
Feb042019

SMODCO PROUDLY PRESENTS: HOLLYWOOD BABBLE-ON WITH KEVIN SMITH AND RALPH GARMAN

BABBLE THE *U*K ON! 2019 TOUR

** THE AWARD-WINNING PODCAST COMES TO THE UK THIS SPRING ** 

Saturday 11th May - Birmingham, Symphony Hall

Sunday 12th May - Manchester, O2 Apollo Manchester

Tuesday 14th May - Edinburgh, Usher Hall

Wednesday 15th May - London, Eventim Apollo

Tickets on general sale from Thursday 7th February at 10am

US writer, director, actor and podcaster Kevin Smith, alongside fellow actor Ralph Garman, are heading back to the UK this May with their legendary weekly podcast Hollywood Babble-On. This four night string of dates will bring the live show back to the UK for the first time since 2014.

Recorded live in front of a theatre audience, these shows will see Smith and Garman look back at the week’s biggest entertainment stories from the US and beyond.  The duo brings current Hollywood events to life by entertaining audiences with their unique brand of comedy, infamous impressions and vivid improvisation. Movies, TV, music, the internet - no medium is safe when these podcasting pundits use their mouths on 'em!

Tickets for ‘Babble The *U*K On!’ are on general sale from Thursday 7th February at 10am from seesmod.com and aegpresents.co.uk. For full listings information please see below.

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