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Previewing brand new hours ahead of their forthcoming Edinburgh Festival seasons, join Helen Lederer and Robin Morgan for this double bill.
Direct from Total Sell Outs at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe 2017 and Brighton Fringe 2017, and following sell out Edinburgh Fringe runs in 2015 and 2016 plus a sell-out UK tour, award winning* comedian George Egg (the ‘Anarchist Cook’) returns with a BRAND NEW SHOW demonstrating more live cooking and laugh-out-loud comedy.
Based on true-life stories from Jeremy’s 27 years in broadcasting, mainly with the BBC. It’s like a stand-up comedy show, except all the stories are true.
He tells how he learnt to do great on-air pauses at the BBC World Service, but not always in the right place. There’s the time he was ambushed live on radio by an armed gunman who claimed to be Jesus. And there’s the massive mistake he made to a global TV audience at London 2012 when commentating on the Paralympics.
Andrew Lawrence, star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and UK comedy’s foremost controversialist takes a break from all the outrage to present an all new hour of good, clean fun. No politics, no religion, no smut, no swearing, just big laughs.
“Superbly intelligent, highly articulate and deeply sour” The Spectator
Age 14+ Likely to include swearing and adult themes.
Mobile phones switched off for performance please.
Ever since he was a small boy, all Evans really wanted was to be recognised by the world as a man of genius. He has, until now, remained thwarted. The world seems increasingly indifferent to true genius of any kind, let alone Evans'. Endlessly distracted by the trivial, we allow the classical tools of grammar, logic and rhetoric to lie unregarded in the shed of consciousness, rusting to a picturesque hue that would