Events

09th Nov 2019
20:00 ££14 / £5

Justin Moorhouse: Northern Joker

THE VENUE, UFFCULME. DOORS 7PM. SHOW START 8PM. Ticket price; £14. £5 for those with job seekers allowance. These days Justin’s not certain about anything apart from his uncertainty – Brexit looms, it appears the Cold War is being rebooted and that’s before we begin to worry about what’s happening in America. Closer to home he’s starting to feel redundant as a parent. One kid is leaving home, the dog is getting older and doesn’t need much walking, and the youngest kid hits thirteen and cancels the family subscription to The Beano. On top of this the golden age of . . .

16th Nov 2019
20:00 £15

Andy Parsons: Healing The Nation

THE VENUE, START 8PM. DOORS 7PM. ‘Cracking adlibbing… a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain’ THE GUARDIAN ‘Coruscating live performer specialising in lacerating topical gags’ THE INDEPENDENT “It was the 24th June 2016 and I found myself in a supermarket contemplating a meal deal. I only wanted a sandwich and I only needed a sandwich but given that I could get a snack and a drink for only 5p more it seemed financially irresponsible not to. It was the day after the Referendum, and I’d spent so long confused about what was happening to my country that I was . . .

08th Jan 2020
19.30 £20

Jethro: The Count of Cornwall

THE VENUE, UFFCULME. 7.30PM. DOORS OPEN 6.30pm. Jethro is back on tour in 2020 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 have followed him faithfully throughout his career. Now it’s your chance to see him live on stage . . .

01st Feb 2020
20:00 £14 / 13

Max & Ivan

TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE, DOORS 7PM, SHOW 8PM Berk’s Nest, in association with Dawn Sedgwick Management, presents MAX & IVAN: COMMITMENT Say ‘I do’ to the triumphant return of Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominees Max & Ivan, as seen in BBC One’s W1A and heard on BBC Radio 4’s The Casebook of Max & Ivan. Commitment is the TRUE STORY of the unreasonable lengths one best man (Max) will go to give one groom (Ivan) the greatest weekend of his life. It’s a show about dreaming big, growing up, and trying – but ultimately very much failing – to make it in . . .

29th Feb 2020
20:00 £17

Gary Delaney: Gagster’s Paradise

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. . . .

06th Mar 2020
20:00 £15

Mark Steel: Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright

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 . . .

14th Mar 2020
20:00 £18

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big In This?

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 . . .

04th Apr 2020
20:00 £23

Ann Widdecombe: Strictly Ann

TIVERTON COMMUNITY ARTS THEATRE. DOORS 7PM. SHOW 8PM. Sailing dangerously close to National Treasure status, one of the most outspoken politicians of our time embarks on her first ever national tour. Entertaining, enlightening and as controversial as you would expect, Margaret Thatcher and Craig Revel Horwood collide as Ann lifts the lid on life in Westminster and shares behind-the-scenes gossip from some of the nation’s best-loved programmes, including Strictly Come Dancing, Have I Got News For You and Celebrity Big Brother. One-time Shadow Home Secretary, long-serving Tory MP and now Brexit Party MEP, Ann Widdecombe has reinvented herself since leaving . . .

16th Apr 2020
20:00 £19

John Challis: Only Fools and Boycie

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 . . .

09th May 2020
20:00 £16

Josie Long: Tender

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 . . .