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The House of Fun
With Arthur Smith

Friday 30 Jan, 7.30pm
An uproarious night of fantastic comedy, sparkling music, saucy stand-up, scintillating theatre and more in the company of Arthur Smith, compere beyond compare, playwright, king of comedians, professional Leonard Cohen impersonator and star of radio's Loose Ends and The Smith Lectures, and TV's The One Show and Grumpy Old Men. Note: there will be NO Morris Dancing at this performance.

£15 (£13 conc)


  John Shuttleworth
A Wee Ken To Remember

Saturday 31 Jan, 8.00pm
The versatile singer/organist wants to share fond memories of his favourite past weekends. However, a typo on the poster (‘weekend’ has become ‘wee Ken’) means John is obliged to spend the evening paying homage to his next-door neighbour and agent - the diminutive Ken Worthington. With any luck, John will end up doing both. In this brand new show, Sheffield's funniest man (as heard on BBC Radio 4's John Shuttleworth's Lounge Music) performs classic tunes such as Two Margarines and I Cant Go Back To Savoury Now as well as newer ditties like Whatever Happened to Vince Hill? and Relatives In Rotherham.

“punch the air to character comedy in a class of its own” Sunday Times

£16 (£14 conc)


  The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)
By The Reduced Shakespeare Company

Wednesday 4 Feb, 7.30pm
They’ve skewered history, the Bible and the world’s most celebrated playwright, now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce. From the high-brow to the low, these 90 rollicking minutes cover comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Moliere (is Moliere funny!?) to Vaudeville, Charlie Chaplin and Nick Clegg (is Nick Clegg funny!?) Tickets to the show are far more affordable than tickets to an amusement park, but you’ll come away with the same feeling of nausea and motion sickness. The bad boys of abridgment leave no joke untold as they deconstruct the entire history of comedy.

£16 (£14 conc)


Paul Foot
Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon # Major

Friday 6 Feb, 8.00pm
Heralded by critics, Paul’s previous tours have been showered with five-star reviews and nominations, credited as ‘masterful’ and ‘ingenious’. His subversive, insightful absurdity constantly challenges and delights his faithful connoisseurs, and gathers new fans. His most recent TV credits include Would I Lie To You, Never Mind The Buzzcocks and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Don’t miss your chance to see what the Daily Express called ‘a cult classic, a relic from the past, a rare exotic bird’. Re-scheduled from Tuesday 14 October.

"it's baffling to me that Paul is not a household name in this country" Noel Fielding



Al Murray - The Pub Landlord
One Man, One Guvnor

Monday 9 Feb, 7.30pm
Twenty years ago Britain’s favourite publican embarked on his one man mission as the King Cnut of Common Sense, holding back a tide of bottled beer and ninny state nonsense. To celebrate this milestone - 20 years at the lager top - join this icon with his brand new show.

“Al Murray has become a bona fide British institution” The Independent



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