comedy

Sean McLoughlin

Event Date: 
31/01/2016 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

After finally clawing his career out of the toilet and towards the stars, Sean McLoughlin should be at his happiest, right? Unfortunately this long-awaited improvement in career has coincided with an astonishing collapse in his personal life (floods, divorce, cats etc). Sean has beaten the system and yet finds himself at the mercy of it. From these two conflicting circumstances a question has emerged: Can a man rise AND fall at the same time?

The bastards may be pulling him apart but Sean McLoughlin presents his sharpest and most hilarious stand-up show yet. Hold onto your hats,...

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...

Jethro

Event Date: 
08/12/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
Exmouth Pavilion

Every once in a while there comes along a true comedy genius, someone who rapidly gains cult status with the British public. Such is the case with Jethro!

Armed with nothing more than a microphone and delivered to you in a warm Cornish accent, Jethro has the rare ability to paint hilarious pictures in the mind of his audience.

Over 4 million DVD sales pay testimony to the size and dedication of his army of followers, and their love of the unpredictable, irreverent twaddle that reduces his audience to tears of laughter night after unforgettable night!

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Comedian Tom Binns

Event Date: 
14/12/2015 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Triverton Community Arts Theatre, Tiverton

Witness the ultimate in British comedy in a 3-part pre-Christmas party in Tiverton.

Comedy takes many forms. Some comedians throw slick, short puns at you by the dozen. Some weave tales of derring do and experience, embellished and fantastic. And others observe us, and remind us of how frail, desperate or silly we all are.

Tom Binns, on the other hand, has become famous for simply being someone else. The actor, broadcaster and stand-up comedian became best known in the early naughties as the hapless radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury.

In 2010 he made the comedy headlines for...

Exeter Comedy Club Christmas Specials

Event Date: 
09/12/2015 - 8:30pm to 11/12/2015 - 8:30pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

Exeter Comedy Club Christmas Specials - back again to give your Christmas celebrations the perfect lift-off. It's a cracker of an evening; snowman (or woman) can deny it.

Four of the best performers from the national stand-up circuit in cabaret, everyone gets a table reserved and the bar is open throughout. Add mince pies and silly hats and you get what we think is the best night out in Exeter this Christmas.

Or... you could book a bland turkey meal at an over-priced restaurant and have an awkward time while the rest of us are laughing our socks off!

Acts to be...

Jasper Carrott & Alistair McGowan

Event Date: 
12/12/2015 - 7:30pm
Venue: 
The Great Hall, Exeter

Comedy legends Jasper Carrott and Alistair McGowan split the bill and your sides with a night of comedy stand up and impressions. Drawing on their wealth of experience they present a show of pure laughter and entertainment that is not to be missed.

Tickets £26

Box office: 01392 726363 https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/

Comedy at the Park

Event Date: 
29/01/2016 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Venue: 
Sandy Park

The first Comedy at the Park of 2016 is on Friday, January 29th.

MC for the evening will be Windsor, who's described as a first class compere and stand-up who's combined years of street-performance skills with a natural charm and warmth.

The opening act of the night will be Jason Patterson, who promises to bring the house down with his relaxed style of comedy.

Next up is Pierre Hollins, who's been an audience favourite on the comedy circuit for many years - headlining clubs through the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

The final act of the evening is...

Ed Byrne: Outside, Looking In ** SOLD OUT **

Event Date: 
16/11/2015 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Corn Exchange

That bloke. You know. 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!

Price & booking £20.50 (includes £1 booking fee)

8pm (doors 7.15)

BOX OFFICE: 01392 665938

www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange

Robert Newman: The Brain Show

Event Date: 
25/11/2015 - 8:00pm
Venue: 
Exeter Phoenix

Sfter volunteering for a brain-imaging experiment meant to locate the part of the brain that lights up when you’re in love, Rob emerges with more questions than answers.

Can brain scans read our minds? Are we our brains? How can you map the mind?

The show includes a specially constructed MRI-hat that will record Robert’s real-time brain activity in the show.

Tickets £15 (£12)

www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

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