Shazia Mirza brings The Kardashians Made Me Do It to Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 02/14/2016 - 2:06pm

Award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza brings her critically acclaimed 2015 Fringe show The Kardashians Made Me Do It to the Exeter Corn Exchange on Saturday 30th April.

Following a sell-out run at London’s Tricycle Theatre this autumn, award-winning comedian Shazia Mirza takes her critically acclaimed 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show on a nationwide tour.

The Kardashians Made Me Do It is a searing and urgent exploration of life, love and Jihadi brides. The Kardashians Made Me Do It is inspired by three girls who left Bethnal Green to join ISIS, and an unrelated radio piece Shazia...

Jim Davidson returns to Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sat, 12/26/2015 - 8:36am

Following a hugely successful first leg of the tour, the people’s favourite and one of Britain’s greatest ever comedians, Jim Davidson OBE has added a further 17 dates to his ‘Charlton Nil’ UK tour. The son of a Glaswegian father, born and bred in Charlton, this show is all about Jim’s previous experiences ranging from drummer to window cleaner via shelf stacker - coming to a theatre near you. It’s guaranteed to be the most irreverent, outrageous and truthful show of Jim’s to date.

The 2016 leg of Charlton Nil will start at Kings Lynn’s Corn Exchange on 15 January and will then...

Comedian Kieran Hodgson heads for Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 12/01/2015 - 11:33am

Following a phenomenal sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Foster’s Comedy Award Nominee Kieran Hodgson is grabbing his bike and taking his show Lance on the road with his debut national tour - arriving in Exeter at the Bike Shed Theatre on 4 February 2016.

In 2003 Lance Armstrong won his 5th consecutive Tour de France, an achievement watched by a young and impressionable Kieran Hodgson from his West Yorkshire home. Lance is the hilarious story of growing up and moving on in the wake of a betrayal by your hero. Lance traces Kieran’s experiences growing up and sees him...

Andy Hamilton heads to Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Sun, 09/27/2015 - 8:11pm

Award winning comedian and comedy writer Andy Hamilton is back on the road and on the stage this autumn with a brand new solo show.

In his 60 years on this planet, Andy has experienced many changes. For instance, he was once a 6’4” tall professional basketball player, until a tree fell on him.

But, of course, change is an inescapable part of the human condition. Why? Is that fair? Some changes are good, some bad. Why can’t they be more clearly labelled? How did we end up working longer hours? Where did all the sparrows go? If you’re feeling flustered because of flux, Andy...

Ed Byrne: Outside, Looking In

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 09/07/2015 - 8:32am

Mock the Week star Ed Byrne is an established touring favourite, and despite his youthful looks the Irishman recently marked up 20 years as a comic. His latest show of observational comedy, Outside, Looking In, covers a wide range of subjects – from a recent gastric illness to the success of UKIP – but he talks a lot about his family and it's his most personal yet.

“I didn't make a conscious effort to write a more personal show, but that was what was coming out when I started writing it,” Ed says. “People come to see me for a laugh and I would like to think they go away thinking...

Internationally acclaimed comedian comes to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:09pm

Comedy’s internationally acclaimed and award-winning half-man-half-Xbox, Daniel Sloss, announces 35 date UK and Irish tour of his new show DARK, which includes a stop off in Exeter.

Twenty-four-year-old Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss started writing and performing stand-up aged 16 and has sold out each of his 8 Edinburgh Fringe seasons to date...

Daniel’s TV appearances include 2015’s John Bishop Show, Sunday Night at the Palladium, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Russell Howard’s Good News, Conan (4 guests appearances in one year- the first stand-up ever to achieve...

Comedian Ed Byrne heads for Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Fri, 04/10/2015 - 8:11am

One of the UK’s leading comedians is back on the road this autumn with a brand new show! You know - that bloke. The Irish guy. No, not the bald one - the other one. You know him. The one Carol from work really likes. Wait, that might be Jason Byrne. Anyway….funny chap….has a new show!

The star of Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You, Live At The Apollo, Comic Relief Bake Off and Dara and Ed’s Great Big Adventure will be bringing his new show Outside Looking In to the Exeter’s Corn Exchange on Monday 16th November.

As an observational stand up, Ed Byrne is unrivalled....

Comedy at the Park

Event Date: 
27/03/2015 - 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Sandy Park, Exeter

Comedy at the Park returns to Sandy Park on Friday, March 27th.

Compere of the evening will be Kate Smurthwaite, who's been described as a 'powerhouse of observational wit'. The night will open with Caimh McDonnell, who has 'great comic timing - full of Irish charm'. The line-up will be completed with underground comedy legend, Sean G and experienced Scottish headline act Brian Higgins.

Early bird tickets are available for £8 until February 13th, following which prices will increase to £10. Book your place here.

Curry will be available for purchase on the evening,...

Jim Davidson brings No Further Action to Exeter

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 12/16/2014 - 3:22pm

Comedian Jim Davidson brings his new show ‘No Further Action’ to Exeter Corn Exchange on Wednesday 28 January.

Very few comedians could turn the worst year of their life into a resounding success. Fresh from winning the most successful ever series of Celebrity Big Brother by a landslide, Jim Davidson has done exactly that.

‘No Further Action’ will see Jim tell the story of his arrest and the nightmare 12 months that followed, the clearing of his name and winning the heart of the nation all over again.

It promises to be the most outrageous, hilarious and insightful...

Jim Davidson OBE comes to Devon

Event Date: 
28/07/2014 - 7:30pm
Princess Theatre, Torquay

Jim Davidson OBE has secured hoards of fans throughout his long standing career as a comedian, and through his recent stint on Celebrity Big Brother. On Monday 28 July he is bound to gain even more when he'll be telling it like it is at the Princess Theatre in Torquay.

The Express on Sunday have said of Davidson: "Boy does Jim know how to deliver his gospel. The audience could have stayed all night,he speaks with a rare honesty".

Davidson will appear at the Princess Theatre at 7.30pm on Monday 28 July.