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JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Monday 2 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
See More Book Tickets £18.50
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tuesday 3 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
See More Book Tickets £18.50
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Wednesday 4 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
See More Book Tickets £18.50
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Thursday 5 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
See More Book Tickets £18.50
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Friday 6 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Saturday 7 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
Stand Up For The Weekend with MARKUS BIRDMAN & CO
Saturday 7 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with MARKUS BIRDMAN & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Markus Birdman is one of British comedy's most experienced and well-travelled performers. In demand all over the UK and abroad, Markus is a veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe with many solo shows to his credit. “Second to none.” Adelaide Advertiser

See More Book Tickets £12.00
SINDHU VEE: SANDHOG (Tour EXTENSION)
Sunday 8 September
SINDHU VEE: SANDHOG (Tour EXTENSION)
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2018, Sindhu Vee returns with a second tour date with her critically acclaimed and Edinburgh Fringe sell-out show, Sandhog.
See More Book Tickets £18.50
ROB DELANEY WARMS UP FOR HIS SPECIAL
Monday 9 September
ROB DELANEY WARMS UP FOR HIS SPECIAL
Tobacco Factory Theatre

Co-star and co-creator of Channel 4's Catastrophe, American stand-up comedian Rob Delaney warms up for his TV special with a one-off show at the Tobacco Factory Theatre.
FERN BRADY: POWER AND CHAOS (UK Tour)
Thursday 12 September
FERN BRADY: POWER AND CHAOS (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

As seen on Live from the BBC, Live from the Comedy Store, The Russell Howard Hour, and Live at the Apollo, Fern Brady is one of the UK’s hottest comedy stars. "Tough-talking and packed with don’t-give-a-shit honesty." The Skinny
See More Book Tickets £13.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with CAREY MARX & CO
Saturday 14 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with CAREY MARX & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Carey Marx is an unapologetic gagsmith. The jokes are short and sharp, often uncomfortably so, as any morality is sacrificed on the altar of quick laughs. And there’s no better way of guaranteeing a reaction than storming headlong into decidedly dodgy territory. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with OLA & CO
Saturday 21 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with OLA & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Young, driven and hugely talented, Ola is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor with natural originality and enviable stage presence. Renowned for his intelligent, edgy humour, he is in huge demand on the circuit and internationally. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12.00
THE TAPE FACE SHOW
Tue 24 and Wed 25 September
THE TAPE FACE SHOW
REDGRAVE THEATRE

After storming into America and being seen by 51 million people online, TAPE FACE lands back on UK soil and hits the road. Grab a ticket and prepare for another storm. Putting your shoes on will never be the same after seeing this show.
Stand Up For The Weekend with ALFIE BROWN & CO
Saturday 28 September
Stand Up For The Weekend with ALFIE BROWN & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Alfie Brown’s firebrand style of comedy has been forged from years of pushing boundaries and experimentation. A natural stage presence combined with explosive material makes for a thrilling performance every time he hits the stage. Plus guests.

See More Book Tickets £12.00
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG: IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?
Sunday 29 September
COUNT ARTHUR STRONG: IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?
Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Star of stage, screen and radio, Count Arthur Strong returns to Bristol to explore the mysteries of the universe in his own inimitable style as he strangles the English language in doing so. "A definite must-see event" Count Arthur Strong.
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Monday 30 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Redgrave Theatre

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well. John Robins returns with his first new show since the sell-out smash ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. Soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping hot shame.
Stand Up For The Weekend with STEPHEN BAILEY & CO
Saturday 5 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with STEPHEN BAILEY & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Stephen Bailey’s friendly, open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most enjoyable acts on the UK comedy circuit today. He is "annoyingly sharp" (The New Current) and in 2015, his show was nominated for the Amused Moose Comedy Award (Best Show). Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
MITCH BENN: TEN SONGS TO SAVE THE WORLD (UK Tour)
Thursday 10 October
MITCH BENN: TEN SONGS TO SAVE THE WORLD (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

From BBC Radio 4's "Now Show" to his column in the New European, award-winning Mitch Benn, spreads insight and laughs in equal measure.  Join the "country's leading musical satirist" (The Times) as, with six string in hand and a head full of silly rhymes, he identifies the problems and proposes (semi-serious) solutions.
See More Book Tickets £14.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with NEIL DELAMERE & CO
Saturday 12 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with NEIL DELAMERE & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Neil Delamere
is one of the most in demand comedians on Irish television and well on track to repeat his success here in the UK. He has appeared on The World Stands Up and Live At The Comedy Store, both on Comedy Central, and is a regular on Radio 4's News Quiz. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS (Tour extension)
Wednesday 16 October
PAUL FOOT: IMAGE CONSCIOUS (Tour extension)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Award-winning "deranged genius" Paul Foot is back with his latest collection of sublime witterings. You may have seen him on Never Mind The Buzzcocks or Would I Lie To You, now you can see him live in all his surrealist glory.

See More Book Tickets £15.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARRED CHRISTMAS & CO
Saturday 19 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with JARRED CHRISTMAS & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

New Zealander Jarred Christmas has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling. He has a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that's thrown his way, making his comedy sizzle with originality. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
JONNY & THE BAPTISTS: LOVE BRISTOL AND HATE BASTARDS (UK Tour)
Thursday 24 October
JONNY & THE BAPTISTS: LOVE BRISTOL AND HATE BASTARDS (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Musical satirists Jonny & the Baptists are among the hottest musical comedy acts on the UK scene, regularly appearing on TV, radio, and at festivals. From silly songs to satirical anthems, their riotous live blend of comedy and rock gig has won adoring fans across the country.
See More Book Tickets £15.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with OMID SINGH & CO
Saturday 26 October
Stand Up For The Weekend with OMID SINGH & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

US comic Omid Singh is one of the top multicultural comics working today. He visits the UK for a whistle stop tour of top venues. "Omid is an absolute beast on stage... always bringing fire in his deliberate delivery." Comedy Central
See More Book Tickets £12.00
STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSET
Sunday 27 October
STEWART FRANCIS: INTO THE PUNSET
Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Stewart Francis, the star of Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and Crackerjack embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!! See him before he heads off... INTO THE PUNSET.
AHIR SHAH: DOTS (UK Tour)
Friday 1 November
AHIR SHAH: DOTS (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Nominated for Best Show at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2017 and 2018, Ahir Shah is on tour again with his new stand-up show DOTS. Featuring Shah's signature blend of philosophical inquiry, personal examination, and real fun jokes, DOTS explores love, politics, culture, depression, and faith in an effort to examine the necessity, utility, presence, and absence of certainty. Probably.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with NIGEL NG & CO
Saturday 2 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with NIGEL NG & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Malaysian comic Nigel Ng lived in America for five years and moved to the UK in 2015. Having started his comedy career in Chicago, he has quickly developed an impressive delivery with very strong routines. "Natural funnybones…as slick as they come" Chortle
See More Book Tickets £12.00
STUART GOLDSMITH: END OF (UK Tour)
Friday 8 November
STUART GOLDSMITH: END OF (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

Stuart Goldsmith
is back with a comic odyssey on how it works out in the end, and whether anyone cares. Intelligent stand-up comedy for everybody, but of particular interest to people over thirty who've lost touch with all their old friends and can't eat just the one pain au chocolat.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW LAWRENCE & CO
Saturday 9 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with ANDREW LAWRENCE & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

As seen on BBC's Live At The Apollo, misanthropic observational comedian Andrew Lawrence returns to headline with his trademark self-deprecating navel gazing and weary view of the world. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
ANDY PARSONS: HEALING THE NATION
Sunday 10 November
ANDY PARSONS: HEALING THE NATION
Bristol Old Vic Theatre

Satirist, comedian and social commentator, Andy Parsons, star of Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo and Q.I., tours his latest stand up show, Healing The Nation. "Cracking adlibbing… a joke-rich rallying call for a better Britain" The Guardian
Stand Up For The Weekend with TOM WARD & CO
Saturday 16 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with TOM WARD & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Tom Ward is a hugely in-demand comedian and voice-over artist. He is a unique and genuinely exciting act, oozing confidence from every pore, with quirky, original sideways looks at sex, singledom and swearing with pop interludes interspersed throughout. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
TOP FLIGHT TIME MACHINE Live Podcast
Tuesday 19 November
TOP FLIGHT TIME MACHINE Live Podcast
Hen & Chicken Studio

Andy Dawson and Sam Delaney’s highly-acclaimed podcast is finally re-imagined as a theatrical experience. This is no ordinary live recording of a podcast episode – Sam and Andy will be carrying out extreme physical movement, while the audience will experience similar emotional movement. This is it!

See More Book Tickets £13.50
THE THINKING DRINKERS: HEROES OF HOOCH (UK Tour)
Friday 22 November
THE THINKING DRINKERS: HEROES OF HOOCH (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

The Thinking Drinkers return with a BRAND-NEW SHOW, a hilarious and intoxicating look at history’s greatest drinkers. Enjoy five free drinks as the award-winning experts reveal how alcohol has inspired pioneering explorers, politicians and painters in equal measure.
See More Book Tickets £17.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with JOE SUTHERLAND & CO
Saturday 23 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with JOE SUTHERLAND & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Joe Sutherland
is a baby-faced comedian with the voice of an angel on 40 B&H a day. With a caustic, catty wit and unapologetic confidence, he has taken the UK comedy circuit by the balls, and the circuit liked it. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with PAUL McCAFFREY & CO
Saturday 30 November
Stand Up For The Weekend with PAUL McCAFFREY & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Paul McCaffrey
is an award-winning comedian (Latitude New Act of the Year, London Paper New Act of the Year) and headlines at the biggest comedy clubs in the country. He has performed four critically acclaimed Edinburgh shows as well as major music festivals: Reading, Leeds, V Festival, Bestival and Latitude. Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £12.00
MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US (work-in-progress)
Tuesday 3 December
MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US (work-in-progress)
Hen & Chicken Studio
In his new show Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US (work-in-progress)
Wednesday 4 December
MARK THOMAS: 50 THINGS ABOUT US (work-in-progress)
Hen & Chicken Studio
In his new show Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, standup, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
Stand Up For The Weekend with PATRICK MONAHAN & CO
Saturday 14 December
Stand Up For The Weekend with PATRICK MONAHAN & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Everybody’s favourite comedian, lovable Patrick Monahan blends a high energy comedy style with hilarious and engaging topical and observational material. Known for working a room, Patrick is adored by all audiences with whom he makes an effortless connection! Plus guests.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
The Official Christmas Show with DAMIAN CLARK & CO
Saturday 21 December
The Official Christmas Show with DAMIAN CLARK & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Aussie firebrand Damian Clark tells rapid-fire jokes with a delivery resembling a Gatling gun. He has an acclaimed international reputation and is in high demand. "Hilariously surreal…well-wrought set delivered with brio and huge charm… Amazing" The Scotsman
See More Book Tickets £13.00
The End Of The Year Show with CAREY MARX & CO
Saturday 28 December
The End Of The Year Show with CAREY MARX & CO
Hen & Chicken Studio

Celebrate the last Saturday of the year at The Comedy Box with morally dubious Carey Marx, the middle class angst of Josh Howie and the viperish wit of Sally-Anne Hayward. Top comedy all round.
See More Book Tickets £13.00
LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED (UK Tour)
Thursday 7 May
LUCY PORTER: BE PREPARED (UK Tour)
Hen & Chicken Studio

TV favourite Lucy Porter returns with another fantastic stand-up show. Her recent TV includes Would I Lie to You, QI and Impossible, and she’s a regular on Radio 4’s News Quiz and The Now Show. "Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes… genuinely delightful" - The Telegraph
See More Book Tickets £17.00

  


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JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Thursday 5 September
JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME (UK Tour)
Tobacco Factory Theatre 7.30pm (doors 7pm)
Price (inc fees): £18.50  

THIS SHOW APPEARS OVER 6 NIGHTS AT THE TOBACCO FACTORY THEATRE FROM SEPT 2 TO 7, AND ONE NIGHT AT THE REDGRAVE THEATRE ON SEPT 30.

JOHN ROBINS: HOT SHAME

UK Tour 2019

Monday 2 to Saturday 7 September




One of the most naturally gifted comedians I’ve seen” Daily Telegraph

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner, Digital DJ, Vibe-Magnet, Internet-Based Quiz Show Host, yells into a well.

Join John Robins for his new stand-up show following the critically lauded, sell-out smash, ‘The Darkness Of Robins’. 

As well as receiving widespread acclaim for his radio show with Elis James, John Robins has gained a reputation as a stand-up for finding humour in our bleakest moments.

Expect soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping-hot shame!

Edinburgh Comedy Award Winner 2017

As seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Live At The BBC, 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Support comes from friend and comedian ‘The Lovely’ Robin Allender, Finalist in the 2017 So You Think You’re Funny competition!

Age recommendation: 16 plus.

He fills the room with complicated joy” - The Guardian

An hour in his charming, generous and honest company is so effortlessly entertaining” – Chortle

Comedy’s best kept secret, I urge you to see this show” – Skinny

"A broken heart in a jesters cap” – The Guardian