Millennium Performing Arts present their annual summer showcase, Wildlife! Featuring, to name but a few, the celebrated young choreographer Matthew Hart showing a neo-classical work and the ultimate consummate Musical Theatre performer Jo Morris setting a new classical-jazz choreography. Also Yolande Yorke-Edgell, the famous director and choreographer for Yorke Dance Project is set to do a brand new piece for the young talented dancers and performers. This sensational production promises to brilliantly display the talent of the next generation of dancers and musical theatre performers
Eaves' fourth evening of stand up to raise money for vulnerable women. Following two sold-out evenings of world class stand-up, comedian and feminist James Mullinger once again presents Stand Up for Women. The evening promises to showcase some of the best talent in stand up from both well-known and up-and-coming comedians. There is something for all tastes at this increasingly popular gig in support of Eaves. Expect tear-inducing laughter, high-energy performances and more acts for your money than any other comedy night this side of the M25. Book now to avoid disappointment.
John Moloney (Compere) "He shows a depth of experience and a quiet professionalism that other comedians could well learn from" The Independent. Marcus Brigstocke "If you haven't seen him live, then you haven't seen him at his very best" The Mirror. Danny Bhoy "Subtle. Intelligent. Perceptive. And very, very funny" The Scotsman. Brendon Burns "The most jaw-droppingly awkward, painful, yet ultimately rewarding piece of stand-up we've ever seen" Time Out. Tony Law "You feel as if you've been to a masterclass" The Stage. Matt Richardson "This (extremely) young stand-up is poised to become the next bright young sensation on the comedy circuit – expect to hear a lot more of him" The Guardian. Bridget Christie "Stand-up comedy from 'a writer and performer of prodigious talent" Guardian.
Comedy Eve! Stars of female comedy come together for a fabulous evening of laughter supporting the Women's Resource Centre. The WRC is the only national umbrella organisation for women's charities. They support 400 plus member organisations in being more effective and sustainable through training. WRC also works to lobby the government on behalf of women's groups on a range of women's issues.
Variety Live – With a special performance on both nights from Strictly professional Brendan Cole and his cast of sensational dancers. Variety Live is a showcase of comedy, live music, magic, juggling and much more. Produced by Blackburn International who specialise in sourcing entertainment for global events and the world’s leading cruise lines.
The inaugural London Student Drama Festival is a celebration of the creative theatrical talent hidden across London universities. The night will consist of 4 London universities (UCL, King's, SOAS, LSE) performing plays that are written, directed, produced, and acted by students at the respective universities. The evening will be hosted by industry professionals who will attribute awards at the end of the evening. Each play will be between 30-40 minutes long. The evening hopes to provide a platform, as well as a showcase, for the wealth of theatrical and creative talent around London's students.
One of the leading Performing Arts Colleges in the country bring you an entertaining explosion of Musical theatre and Dance. The captivating content will cater for all tastes whilst also showcasing to you, the stars of the future.
Showstoppers performing arts school presents. 'The Review' Celebrating ten years of Showstoppers. A variety evening full of sensational entertainment presented by the children of Showstoppers past and present. Plus appearances from special guests and lots of surprises! Tickets £14, concessions £11.50
To date Andy has done three sell-out National tours and in 2009 released his debut DVD ‘Britain’s Got Idiots’, which was followed up by ‘Gruntled’ in 2011. Andy started in TV on Spitting Image becoming one of the main writers before embarking on a stand-up career which has led to such shows as Mock The Week and Live at the Apollo. This, his fourth show, is his favourite yet – come and get your dopamine fix. Andy Parsons - coming near to a theatre near you – and then throwing his satnav out the window and phoning for directions.
Witty, acerbic, magniloquent Frenchman seeks willing, intelligent audience for fun, adventure, maybe something more. Must have own underwear, socks and breath but be prepared to have these charmed off, laughed off and taken away respectively. Winner of the Amused Moose Laughter Award 2012 and Perth Fringeworld Best Comedy Show as seen on Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3), Live at The Electric (BBC3) and Set List (Sky Atlantic).
Why don't penguins get spots? Could picking your nose be dangerous? Why doesn’t the moon wander off? Could a 10-million-volt battery float over your head? And how long would it take for your heart to pump enough blood to fill the theatre? Billy Miller has no idea what's in store when he enters the crazy, awesome World of Horrible Science and soon he is under attack from beastly bacteria, vicious volts and foul fluids! Will he regain control before it’s too late?! Using actors and jaw-dropping 3D Bogglevision, this astounding show has the awful answers - guaranteed to thrill you and your children!
Three top Canadian comedians for the price of one! Following a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Festival, Stewart Francis, Craig Campbell and Glenn Wool hit the road to each perform their own set, side by side, on their debut UK tour of The Lumberjacks. These Canadian comedians are at the top of their comedy game right now. Each with their refreshingly contrasting styles, we see them come together and perform their own uniquely individual material. With something here for everyone guaranteed, the audience is in for an eclectic and exciting show.
Dean Friedman first delighted UK audiences with his chart-topping hit, Lucky Stars. The now classic single, paved the way for a slew of hits off of Friedman's critically acclaimed album, "Well, Well" Said the Rocking Chair", including familiar tracks, Lydia, Rocking Chair, Woman of Mine, McDonald’s Girl and Ariel.
Paul Foot's recent shows and tours have garnered a string of 5 star reviews and successive Barry Nominations at the Melbourne Comedy Festival. Described by Chortle as “Inspired, surreal and incomprehensibly funny”, he is a true original, challenging comedic convention at every turn and delighting his connoisseurs. A BBC New Comedy Award and Daily Telegraph Open Mic winner, most recent UK TV credits include ”8 Out 10 Cats” Channel 4, “Never Mind The Buzzcocks” BBC2, “The Alternative Comedy Experience” Comedy Central and “Russell Howard’s Good News” BBC3.
This year Jason Byrne, and his Special Eye head out on the road. Why "Special Eye"? Because Jason’s shows are special and "Yes," British public, so is his eye. As featured on Live at the Apollo (BBC1), Sony Radio Gold Award winning The Jason Byrne Show (Radio 2) and soon to be seen on BBC1 in the brand new series Father Figure of which he is the creator and star.
Dennis Locorriere has a voice which is immediately recognised the world over but his own story is now so much more than Dr Hook. His is contemporary achievements were added to in 2010 by three brand new releases, the first being the first publication of Whatever's Burning Now a Book of his Poetry & cartoons, a Live DVD – Post Cool Live filmed at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall whilst on tour with his band in following the release of his third solo CD entitled Post Cool following the previous release of two critically acclaimed solo albums which also form the third of these new releases offered as a joint package entitled Retrospection.
On sale Wed 20th March 9am. Internationally acclaimed Canadian stand-up Craig Campbell brings his highly anticipated new live show to venues nationwide. Craig has supported Frankie Boyle on his last two sell-out national tours, has performed smokin' sets on Dave’s One Night Stand (DAVE), Russell Howard's Good News (BBC Three), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (BBC One) and has more recently been touring the critically acclaimed 2012 Edinburgh show 'Return of the Lumberjacks' alongside fellow Canadians; Stewart Francis and Glenn Wool. A formidable force, Craig never fails to impress with his high octane, charismatic performances and hilarious anecdotes. Catch this master storyteller in a venue near you now!
When Mr Green comes back from holiday to find Mr White in his house it's the start of a brrrrilliant series of adventures as Mr White covers the whole house in snow and Mr Green does everything he can to get him outside into the garden. The audience gets stuck in too with their own snow, making a snowman and joining in with a massive snowball fight. But it's getting warmer and Mr White might just be starting to melt and the tables might be turning... Snow Play is a showdown between Winter Spring and Winter over who gets to stay and who has to go!
Amateur Transplants front man Adam Kay presents his antidote to the pantomime horrors on every other West End stage. His cutting-edge, darkly humorous re-imaginings of songs have brought Adam a cult following across the UK - as well as sell-out tours and 20 million YouTube hits (including the iconic London Underground song). His cult Christmas album "Have Yourself a Sweary Little Christmas" shoots to the top of iTunes comedy charts every year, and his annual Christmas show is a must-see date in the comedy calendar.
After being "sent off" the Soccer AM sofa last year for misbehaving, Chris wonders whether he really is the Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning TV – not to mention, whether he wants to be. Fresh from a complete sell-out, twice extended 2012 tour, multiple appearances on Celebrity Juice and 8 Out of 10 Cats, and a starring role in BBC Two's Hebburn, Chris embarks on a brand new tour for 2013/2014. Taking his brush with on air censorship as a jumping off point to muse on life, mistakes, expectation and offense, he examines what happens when you say the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time.
As seen on BBC1's Live At The Apollo, star of his own BBC Radio 4 series How Did We End Up Like This? Andrew Lawrence presents his latest stand-up show of all new material. "Anyone who gives this spikily inventive performer the time of day will realise they're in the presence of an A-list talent." The Guardian