NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY MAY 2020) 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 . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. 19:00 TO 23:30 Martin Kemp announces his first ever 80s show in Tiverton TCAT! Get Ready for the Biggest 80s Singalong Ever!! Grab your dancing shoes and prepare to enjoy a night of pure ‘Gold’ at the biggest 80s night to hit Devon!…Yes, fancy dress is encouraged! Since his role in the global success of Spandau Ballet, Martin Kemp has gone on to have a truly distinguished career. From playing lead roles in likes of The Krays and Eastenders, and more recently starring on Channel 4`s Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls plus with his famous son . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY APRIL 2020) 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 . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY APRIL 2020). 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 . . .
TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE, DOORS 7.30, SHOW 8PM. In 2017, Mark Watson – a man prone to considerable anxiety, with multiple phobias and a history of piss-poor self-esteem – was asked to go on Celebrity Island with Bear Grylls. It really wasn’t for him at all because his favourite things include safety, comfort, food and not being scared and miserable. But the experience changed the shambolic comedian for the better, and now he’s written a sort of motivational talk about what it taught him. But still with jokes. ★★★★★ Telegraph ★★★★ Times | Independent | Metro | Time Out . . .
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 and Mark Earby best known for . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A REVISED DATE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (PREVIOUSLY MAY 2020) 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 . . .
NOTE: THIS IS A 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 . . .
THE VENUE, UFFCULME. 7.30PM. DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. NOTE – YOU CAN INCLUDE A FRESHLY COOKED MEAT OR VEGETARIAN PASTY AT THE TIME OF BOOKING! Jethro is back on tour in 2021 with his typical brand of Cornish comedy. Join Jethro for a memorable evening of hysterical nonsense and take a look into the mind of possibly one of the greatest comedic storytellers ever to grace the stage. Jethro beguiles and befuddles his audience with the endless stream of irreverent twaddle for which he is known and celebrated. Over four million DVD sales pay testament to his legion of fans who . . .