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The smash hit Fringe stand-up show from acclaimed comedian and star of Live At The Apollo (BBC), Sara Barron, tours the UK for the first time! A powerhouse live act and fast rising star, Sara’s previous shows have sold out to major critical and audience acclaim. Blisteringly funny and no-holds-barred, Sara examines kindness, meanness, ex-boyfriends, current husbands, all four of her remaining friends, and two of her twelve enemies. As seen on Would I Lie to You? (BBC), 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4) and Frankie Boyle’s New World Order (BBC). Do not miss Sara’s first UK tour! ‘Deliciously dark, brutally honest and unapologetically filthy… . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE AND VENUE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY APRIL 2020). TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. SHOW 8PM, DOORS 7PM. Only Fools And Boycie – An intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis. Enjoy an intimate evening with John Challis, one of the nation’s greatest comedy actors, best known as Boycie in BBC1’s Only Fools and Horses. In this one-off show the national treasure will reveal secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his dazzling career. Having worked with some of the biggest names in show business, he’ll be spilling the beans about . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY MAY 2020 and MARCH 2021!) TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. SHOW 8PM, DOORS 7PM. Rich Hall’s comedy/music locomotive keeps on rollin’. Ever-evolving, ever-changing, Rich’s combination of keen acerbic stand-up combined with spit and sawdust alt-country lyricism is a “win-win” (GUARDIAN), as sold out crowds across the UK have attested. Fans keep returning because this show goes where other comedians wouldn’t dare: Barrow-in-Furness for example. Rich’s acclaimed BBC4 documentaries (most recently Rich Hall’s Red Menace) and his Radio 4 series Election Breakdown have established a whole new legion of followers. He’s also a stalwart of QI and Have I . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (REPLACES PREVIOUSLY ADVERTISED DATES*) TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE – DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM. Following his last smash-hit UK tour and direct from this year’s Edinburgh festival Tom Stade is back on the road with a brand-new show. The kids have moved out and it’s the dawn of a new era! Tom’s embracing change with his usual spirit and irrepressible sense of mischief; what’s coming is way better than what has gone! 30 years on the comedy frontline and this Canadian legend remains as engaging, innovative and hilarious as ever. As seen . . .
Little Wander in association with PBJ Management presents… Bridget Christie: Who Am I? The brand new show from the Edinburgh Comedy Award, Rose D’or and South Bank Sky Arts Award winner, star of her own Netflix special and BBC Radio 4 series, Bridget Christie Minds the Gap. “She is among the last decade’s most blissfully funny, ridiculous and radical standups…” – Brian Logan “A masterclass” – Guardian “Superb” – Telegraph “10th-best living comedian” – Times “I absolutely could not have done Nanette without the work that [Bridget] did” – Hannah Gadsby TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM.
TCAT, TIVERTON – 19.30 start, doors 18.30. Country music fans are given a taste of Nashville with Soul Street Productions’ brand new show Made in Tennessee – The soundtrack of American Country. With a band made up of some of UK’s finest country musicians, Made in Tennessee takes you through the decades of the nations fastest growing music genre, from Country’s origin in the Southern States of America to modern day Country heard around the world. Featuring classics from Johnny, June, Dolly and Hank, legends like Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood and modern country super stars such as Kacey . . .
TCAT, TIVERTON 8PM Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered! ★★★★ ‘A cavalcade of brilliantly inventive puns’ Guardian ★★★★ ‘More . . .
NOTE: THIS IS ANOTHER REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY MAY 2020) TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. SHOW 8PM. DOORS 7PM. Dom Joly is best known as the creator of Trigger Happy TV. And now the writer and broadcaster is undertaking his first UK tour since 2011, giving fans a rare opportunity to see him live. Dom will be talking about his exploits as a serial globe-trotting and seeker of dangerous travel spots. From North Korea though the Congo and Syria to Chernobyl, he’s visited some of the most unusual places on the planet. Joly famously attended school with Osama Bin . . .
NOTE: REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS. TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM. Coming live to the theatre for the first time in over 60 years is The Navy Lark. The Navy Lark sees a cast of three bring to life three classic episodes from the much loved radio series which ran from 1959 to 1977 and which originally featured Leslie Phillips, Ronnie Barker, Dennis Price and Jon Pertwee. Starring James Hurn, known for portraying such iconic characters as Tony Hancock, Sid James and Kenneth Williams from his hit one man show Hancock and Co. Also Starring Richard Usher . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM We’ve all had some pondering to do about the fragility of life recently, but don’t worry, skinny national treasure Mark Watson has it covered. At 41, he’s halfway through his days on earth, according to the life expectancy calculator app he paid £1.49 for. That life is in the best shape in living memory… but one problem remains, and it really is a huge one. Spiritual enquiry meets high-octane observational comedy as the ‘Taskmaster’ survivor, multi-award-winner and “No More Jockeys” cult leader attempts to cram a couple of years of pathological overthinking . . .