THE VENUE, UFFCULME. DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM. Due to exceptional demand and an array of sold out dates all over the UK, Britain’s leading one-liner comic extends his brand new tour with an exciting date in Uffculme in 2020 – returning to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery. A Mock The Week regular and recent star of the new Live At The Apollo series, Gary’s shows are renowned in the business for a near unrivalled volume of high-class gags. You should expect no different from this highly acclaimed show. Please note Coolio will not be appearing. . . .
THE VENUE, UFFCULME. DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM. ‘Interesting, engaging, funny’ ***** The Mirror **** The Times **** The Guardian **** The Independent ‘essential viewing’ **** Sunday Times ‘Profound yet funny’ **** The Scotsman ‘Frank, dryly funny’ A few years ago, it seemed unlikely that the UK would vote to leave the EU; we had a reasonable opposition to the Tory Government; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hillary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal, since then it’s all gone to absolute shit! But don’t worry as Mark thinks Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright. Mark’s . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE, SHOW 8PM, DOORS 7PM. Berk’s Nest, in association with Casarotto Ramsay & Associates, presents Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This? ‘Comedy gold’ – Guardian The mother of all confessional shows from the bestselling author and star of The Fast Show and Two Doors Down. Does My Mum Loom Big In This? is for everyone who’s had a mother or been a mother, featuring hair-raising hilarious true stories from Arabella’s dysfunctional childhood and her life as a single working mother. Devastatingly funny, excruciatingly honest and definitely embarrassing for all of Arabella’s relatives, not to . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE, DOORS 2.30PM SHOW 3PM. £8 PER TICKET OR £30 FOR A FAMILY OF 4. SUITABLE FOR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL AGE GROUPS. Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our MIGHTY gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beatboxing collide with electrifying results. Pick-up beatboxing tips to impress your friends, make mind-blowing music, win prizes and laugh through your pantaloons! Direct from a sell-out run at the Edinburgh festival; fantastic family fun and silliness galore, with award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas (as seen on CBBC’s Joke Machine and The Dog Ate My Homework) . . .
SORRY – THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS HOBBIT LITERALLY HAS TO FLY TO ANOTHER GIG. THE KIDS’ AFTERNOON SHOW IS UNAFFECTED.
THE VENUE, UFFCULME. 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 Only Fools and Horses co-stars like Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and friends and . . .
VENUE UFFCULME. DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM. AGE 14+ Comedian, author, cultural icon and 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 she returns to the stage in the more welcoming destination of Uffculme. A brand new show packed full of sharp-tongued gags and cultural observation, this is Shappi’s warts and all journey through the 90s comedy scene, to breaking through on telly and then letting it all slip away. As heard on Radio 4, read . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. SHOW 8PM. DOORS 7PM. Three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and very-hard-to-pin-down-indie-underdog-nightmare Josie Long is back with a brand new show after a brief hiatus, during which she had a baby and so on. It’s about the mind-bending intensity of new motherhood, but mostly about kindness, gentleness, and joy – all in all, the edgiest thing you will see this year. The aim is for you to come out of it feeling optimistic about the future, although that is a big ask. At the very least there will be some really silly voices in it, and that’s . . .
THE VENUE, UFFCULME – 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 on Ch4’s Comedy Gala, BBC One’s Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, The John Bishop Show . . .
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 Got News For You. But seeing the Hoedown is a whole different experience. Gut-busting, rib-tickling, toe-tapping, . . .