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Egg plus shed equals chef!

THE anarchist cook, George Egg, is back on tour with a new show, celebrating the delights of cooking in his shed and he’s coming to Dorchester Arts at the Corn Exchange on Friday 2nd March at 8pm. In his sell-out show Anarchist Cook, George Egg showed how you can cook for yourself with the equipment…

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Alun Cochrane at The Beehive

ALUN Cochrane, a master of observational comedy, brings his new show, Alunish Cochranish, to The Beehive at Honiton on Saturday 3rd March at 8pm, his only West Country date on this spring tour. Cochrane tells tales about eating, sleeping, daydreaming, driving, being a son, father, brother, friend, mortgage-holder, clothes-wearer, car-owner, radio-listener, train-traveller, door-opener (and closer),…

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Finding G.O.D. at the Hen & Chicken

PROLIFIC and provocative, Dane Baptiste is one of the most exciting voices on the comedy scene – catch him on his current tour at the Hen & Chicken at Bristol on Friday 2nd March. The London-born stand-up made comedy history in 2014 as the first black British act to be nominated for a comedy award…

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Tim Vine – an idiot on tour

MASTER of the one-liner, multi-talented singer and comedian Tim Vine is back on tour with a show called Sunset Milk Idiot, coming to the Redgrave Theatre at Bristol from 19th to 21st February, the Babbacombe Theatre at Torquay on 22nd and 23rd and Bournemouth Pavilion on 24th. Fans can expect the usual mixture of silly…

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New stand-up comedy at Strode Theatre

STRODE Theatre is breaking new ground this season, presenting stand-up comedy by top names from television, radio and Edinburgh Fringe, beginning on Friday 16th February with a line-up that incudes Now Show regular, musical satirist Mitch Benn, (pictured)  Catherine Bohart, Paul F Taylor, and favourite West Country compere Tom Glover. Mitch Benn is one of…

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The Rondo’s role play play

GAMERS, fans of stand-up comedy, Game Of Thrones addicts and anyone interested in experimental theatre will be fascinated by The MMORPG Show – Massively Multi Player On-stage Role Play Game… with jokes – at Bath’s Rondo Theatre on Sunday 17th February from 2pm. In the world of MMORPG characters get into combat, discussions, negotiations and…

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Where is Griff Rhys Jones?

GRIFF Rhys Jones is probably best known for his sketch comedy work, most notably in the groundbreaking Not The Nine O’Clock News and for more than a decade as half of Alias Smith & Jones, alongside the late Mel Smith. Currently he is on tour with a solo show, Where Was I? which comes to…

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Half the world away at Bridport

FOURSQUARE Theatre brings a nostalgia trip of a comedy, featuring pink shrimps and 90s hits to Bridport Arts Centre on Friday 9th February at 8pm.. Half The World Away asks an interesting question: What if your imaginary friend never left? It’s 1997. While the rest of the village is in a frenzy and the country is…

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