Stand Up For The Weekend with TOM ALLEN & CO
8.45pm (doors 7.45pm) Hen & Chicken, 210 North St, Southville, Bristol, BS3 1JF
£11 ADV/ £13 ON THE DAY ONLINE/ £13 DOOR
For The Weekend with TOM ALLEN
also featuring PAUL MYREHAUG plus compere CLINT EDWARDS
"Riotous entertainment... Allen is one of life's true eccentrics" The Guardian
Welcome to the world of Tom Allen - where occasional chairs, revolving doors and raised eyebrows are the sparks that take him on a whirlwind of imagination to the depths of insecurity and the beauty of the world he inhabits. Painting with a fine brush that describes in fine detail the absurd and the petty, the intricacies of snobbery and petty jealousy, it is escapism into the world around us. Allen invites you to dance in his mind.
No one has Tom Allen’s skewed view of the world, his unique storytelling ability or his ability to be both young and old, insider and outsider, confident and fearful.
Raconteur and comedian Tom Allen is a wonderfully laconic anecdotalist, and bears an uncanny stage presence to what might be described as the love child of Kenneth Williams and Stephen Fry. He has a genius for digression and an ear for hilariously mundane comments and platitudes. A rare talent, indeed.
“A great storyteller whose ability to provide riotous entertainment deserves to net him a wider audience.” The Guardian
"Dry, dark but with an irrepressible youthful charm." The Toronto Star
Canadian Paul Myrehaug is an international touring comedian with frequent appearances on TV, radio and at festivals all over the world.
In late 2012, Paul made the jump to the UK after gigging around Europe and Hong Kong. Now based in London, he is looking to make a name for himself on the acclaimed UK circuit. Paul Myrehaug is a sharp international performer with a great stage presence and is an extremely fun comic to watch.
"Carries the comedy off with a natural flair, in a manner so effortless one might think it was ingrained in his DNA" The Hindu, India
"Hilarious enough to stand alone." The Seattle Stranger
"Comic Myrehaug making waves." The Toronto Sun