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Unfortunately live entertainment is not currently permitted to take place. Please come and have a drink anyway!

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CABARET LAB COMEBACK SPECIAL 7:00pm
CABARET LAB COMEBACK SPECIAL
Oct 1 @ 7:00pm – 10:00pm
CABARET LAB COMEBACK SPECIAL @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
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6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP 7:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP
Oct 5 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
Have you always wanted to: get on your soapbox, give a political speech, follow in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg ? try your hand at comedy/spoken word? share your passion with the world? Do you[...]
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BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT 7:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT
Oct 6 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT @ Upper Lounge
Sirona Thorneycroft, international bellyesque dancer, is back with more burlesque classes this autumn! Exploring the dark and sensual side of burlesque, covering dance, character development, stage presence and fierceness! All levels welcome. Tuesdays from 6th[...]
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CABARET LAB SPECIAL 6:00pm
CABARET LAB SPECIAL
Oct 7 @ 6:00pm – 7:30pm
CABARET LAB SPECIAL @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
CABARET LAB SPECIAL 8:00pm
CABARET LAB SPECIAL
Oct 7 @ 8:00pm – 9:30pm
CABARET LAB SPECIAL @ Upper Lounge
An open mic night of epic proportions! Are you funny? Can you dance? Do you burlesque? Have a hidden talent? Come join us in the Laboratory, where pros and noobs alike can test new material[...]
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FUNNY GIRLS w/ LUCY FREDERICK 7:30pm
FUNNY GIRLS w/ LUCY FREDERICK
Oct 9 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
FUNNY GIRLS w/ LUCY FREDERICK @ Upper Lounge
Julie Jepson hosts our monthly night of fabulous female funnies, with stand-up, musical comedy, characters and improv. Second Friday of each month Doors 7:30pm Show starts 8:00pm Tickets £7 Friday 9th October with headliner LUCY FREDERICK KATHERINE[...]
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THE COMEDY EXPERIMENT (FREE!) 2:30pm
THE COMEDY EXPERIMENT (FREE!)
Oct 10 @ 2:30pm – 5:00pm
THE COMEDY EXPERIMENT (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
Alicia and Fran welcome you to a new monthly comedy open mic gig, hosted by Fran Kissling. Acts range from brand new to seasoned pros trying out new material. For a spot, please message the[...]
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD 5:15pm
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 10 @ 5:15pm – 6:15pm
NIK COPPIN'S COMEDY WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •[...]
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6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP 7:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP
Oct 12 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
Have you always wanted to: get on your soapbox, give a political speech, follow in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg ? try your hand at comedy/spoken word? share your passion with the world? Do you[...]
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BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT 7:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT
Oct 13 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT @ Upper Lounge
Sirona Thorneycroft, international bellyesque dancer, is back with more burlesque classes this autumn! Exploring the dark and sensual side of burlesque, covering dance, character development, stage presence and fierceness! All levels welcome. Tuesdays from 6th[...]
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6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP 7:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP
Oct 19 @ 7:00pm – 9:00pm
6-WEEK PERFORMANCE SKILLS WORKSHOP @ Upper Lounge
Have you always wanted to: get on your soapbox, give a political speech, follow in the footsteps of Greta Thunberg ? try your hand at comedy/spoken word? share your passion with the world? Do you[...]
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BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT 7:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT
Oct 20 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT @ Upper Lounge
Sirona Thorneycroft, international bellyesque dancer, is back with more burlesque classes this autumn! Exploring the dark and sensual side of burlesque, covering dance, character development, stage presence and fierceness! All levels welcome. Tuesdays from 6th[...]
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE 7:00pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 21 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist[...]
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D 8:45pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D
Oct 21 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY'D @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 Oct @ 8:45pm • • Mon 26 & Thu 29 Oct @ 7:00pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Perth FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Nominee 2019, 2020[...]
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE 7:00pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 22 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist[...]
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NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD 7:00pm
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 23 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
NIK COPPIN'S COMEDY WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •[...]
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE 3:30pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 24 @ 3:30pm – 4:30pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist[...]
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD 5:15pm
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD
Oct 24 @ 5:15pm – 6:15pm
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 24 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 8:45pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change,[...]
CHARACTER BUILDING EXPERIENCE 7:30pm
CHARACTER BUILDING EXPERIENCE
Oct 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm
CHARACTER BUILDING EXPERIENCE @ Upper Lounge
You enter a tavern. You see a group of comedian questers. What do you do? A Dungeons-and-Dragons-style, comedy, interactive Role Playing Game show, where the audience get to make the decisions about what characters can[...]
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE 3:30pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 25 @ 3:30pm – 4:30pm
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist[...]
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD 5:15pm
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 25 @ 5:15pm – 6:15pm
NIK COPPIN'S COMEDY WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •[...]
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) 7:00pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!)
Oct 25 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Sun 25 Oct @ 7:00pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian Cassidy’s true story of his magical, life-changing year. With a crippling bad back, he joined a[...]
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD 8:45pm
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD
Oct 25 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 24 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 8:45pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change,[...]
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TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D 7:00pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D
Oct 26 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY'D @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 Oct @ 8:45pm • • Mon 26 & Thu 29 Oct @ 7:00pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Perth FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Nominee 2019, 2020[...]
NATHAN CASSIDY: ROSES FROM JOE (FREE!) 8:45pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: ROSES FROM JOE (FREE!)
Oct 26 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
NATHAN CASSIDY: ROSES FROM JOE (FREE!) @ Upper Lounge
• Mon 26 Oct @ 8:45pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Award-winning comedian Cassidy has the secret of happiness – 40,000 roses, from Joe. The next chapter after his[...]
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BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT 7:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT
Oct 27 @ 7:30pm – 8:30pm
BURLESQUE CLASSES with SIRONA THORNEYCROFT @ Upper Lounge
Sirona Thorneycroft, international bellyesque dancer, is back with more burlesque classes this autumn! Exploring the dark and sensual side of burlesque, covering dance, character development, stage presence and fierceness! All levels welcome. Tuesdays from 6th[...]
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NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD 7:00pm
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 28 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
NIK COPPIN'S COMEDY WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •[...]
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TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D 7:00pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D
Oct 29 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY'D @ Upper Lounge
• Wed 21 Oct @ 8:45pm • • Mon 26 & Thu 29 Oct @ 7:00pm • (1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time) Perth FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Nominee 2019, 2020[...]
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD 8:45pm
NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 29 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm
NIK COPPIN'S COMEDY WORLD @ Upper Lounge
• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm • • Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm • • Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •[...]
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 22 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has landed a book deal! Is he sitting on a ‘modern classic’ or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds up together as he shrinks a decade specialising in mental health into four nights of comedic (and humane) storytelling.

“Perfect and hilarious”, Buzzfeed

Tickets £5
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Oct
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NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 23 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Nik Coppin’s Comedy World is an entertaining collection of stories from a globetrotting funnyman. This is the show of the book of the world tour as Nik puts give you a light-hearted insight into the mind and matters of an international stand-up comedian. And he might mention he has a book to sell.

Tickets £5
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BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 24 @ 3:30pm – 4:30pm

• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has landed a book deal! Is he sitting on a ‘modern classic’ or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds up together as he shrinks a decade specialising in mental health into four nights of comedic (and humane) storytelling.

“Perfect and hilarious”, Buzzfeed

Tickets £5
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VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD
Oct 24 @ 5:15pm – 6:15pm

• Sat 24 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Sun 25 Oct @ 8:45pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change, terrorism, the state of Scottish football. Is the planet on the brink?

In this 2019 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show BAFTA-nominee and three-time Scottish Comedy Award winner, Vladimir McTavish offers some positive comic solutions to stop humanity falling into the abyss.

As seen on BBC Scotland Comedy Underground

“One of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit” (The Guradian)
“Amiable yet strident swipes at the horrors in store” (The Scotsman)
“Inspired comedy brilliance” (Australian Stage)

Tickets £6
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CHARACTER BUILDING EXPERIENCE
Oct 24 @ 7:30pm – 10:00pm

You enter a tavern. You see a group of comedian questers. What do you do?

A Dungeons-and-Dragons-style, comedy, interactive Role Playing Game show, where the audience get to make the decisions about what characters can and can’t do.

Suitable for the experts, the novices and the uninitiated but curious. No two quests are alike; a unique mini-adventure with improvised music, songs and questionable choices. Why not roll the dice on this comedy gameshow?

With Games Master Sasha Ellen and players Vicky Hawley and Bennet Kavanagh. “plenty of laughs and nerd camaraderie”- Broadway World ★★★★

4th Saturday of each month
Tickets £5 + booking fee
7:30pm

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Oct
25
Sun
BENJI WATERSTONES: YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE MAD TO WORK HERE
Oct 25 @ 3:30pm – 4:30pm

• Wed 21 & Thu 22 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Sat 24 & Sun 25 Oct @ 3:30pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Award-winning comedian and NHS psychiatrist Benji Waterstones has landed a book deal! Is he sitting on a ‘modern classic’ or are his publishers as deluded as his patients? Make your minds up together as he shrinks a decade specialising in mental health into four nights of comedic (and humane) storytelling.

“Perfect and hilarious”, Buzzfeed

Tickets £5
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NIK COPPIN’S COMEDY WORLD
Oct 25 @ 5:15pm – 6:15pm

• Sat 10 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Fri 23 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Sun 25 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Wed 28 Oct @ 7:00pm •
• Thu 29 Oct @ 8:45pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Nik Coppin’s Comedy World is an entertaining collection of stories from a globetrotting funnyman. This is the show of the book of the world tour as Nik puts give you a light-hearted insight into the mind and matters of an international stand-up comedian. And he might mention he has a book to sell.

Tickets £5
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NATHAN CASSIDY: OBSERVATIONAL (FREE!)
Oct 25 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

• Sun 25 Oct @ 7:00pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Award-winning comedian Cassidy’s true story of his magical, life-changing year. With a crippling bad back, he joined a gym and a big man changed his life forever. You couldn’t make it up.

BEST SHOW Leicester Comedy Festival Nominee 2020

BEST SHOW Buxton Fringe Nominee 2019

Join Nathan for his award-nominated and critically acclaimed show as he shares the story of that man, that childhood friend, that duck-down duvet, and how he came to be called ‘Observational’.

“The best show at this year’s Fringe… A classic, structured rollercoaster Fringe hour… star in waiting… he is untouchable.” ★★★★ (Bruce Dessau, The Times 2020)

“An extraordinary story richly accessorised with laughter. The best live comedy I have seen this August” (Kate Copstick, The Scotsman 2020)

“A fitting tribute to the can-do spirit in adversity that powers the festival…puckish likability…bold hour.” (Jay Richardson, Chortle 2020)

FREE ENTRY but tickets must be reserved
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VLADIMIR McTAVISH: 60 MINUTES TO SAVE THE WORLD
Oct 25 @ 8:45pm – 9:45pm

• Sat 24 Oct @ 5:15pm •
• Sun 25 Oct @ 8:45pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Global warming, fake news, Brexit, Trump, Britain in shambles, climate change, terrorism, the state of Scottish football. Is the planet on the brink?

In this 2019 sell-out Edinburgh Fringe show BAFTA-nominee and three-time Scottish Comedy Award winner, Vladimir McTavish offers some positive comic solutions to stop humanity falling into the abyss.

As seen on BBC Scotland Comedy Underground

“One of the finest acts on the Scottish comedy circuit” (The Guradian)
“Amiable yet strident swipes at the horrors in store” (The Scotsman)
“Inspired comedy brilliance” (Australian Stage)

Tickets £6
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26
Mon
TROY HAWKE: SIGMUND TROY’D
Oct 26 @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

• Wed 21 Oct @ 8:45pm •
• Mon 26 & Thu 29 Oct @ 7:00pm •
(1 hour / doors open 30 min before show time)

Perth FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy Nominee 2019, 2020

Perth FRINGE WORLD Comedy Weekly Award Winner 2019, 2020

TOP 30 JOKES OF THE 2019 EDINBURGH FRINGE (The Telegraph, The Scotsman, Inewspaper, GQ Magazine)

TOTAL SELL OUT RUN EDINBURGH FRINGE 2019

TOP 40 BEST REVIEWED COMEDY SHOWS EDINBURGH FRINGE 2019 (British Comedy Guide)

2019 FRINGE WORLD Best Comedy nominee and Comedy Weekly Award Winner Troy Hawke returns to Brighton Fringe following a total sellout run of his last show ‘Tiles of the Unexpected!’ at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. Having previously exposed supermarket chain Aldi’s links to the illuminati, the murder of Princess Diana in ‘1001 Moments with Troy Hawke!’ and IKEA’s nefarious connection with the Nazis and the CIA, everyone’s favourite 1930’s throwback investigator turns his gaze inward…

REVIEWS FOR ‘Tiles of The Unexpected!’

‘Troy Hawke must be one of the most accomplished and enjoyably daft character comics on the circuit today’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Wee review 2019

‘Elaborately concocted, funny and brilliantly bonkers’

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Beyond The Joke 2019

‘A stand up character comic of the highest calibre’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Edfest Magazine 2019

‘The audience were absolutely beside themselves and I promise it will be a highlight of your fringe’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Voice Magazine 2019

‘Effortless crowd control and total mastery of the character’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fest 2019

‘Troy Hawke is quite simply a comedy phenomenon’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Mumble 2019

‘One of the finest character comics around’ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RGM 2019

Tickets £5
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