Pleasance Announces October Listings

Pleasance Announces October Listings

Pleasance Islington Listings

October to November 2011

Lady Garden
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Saturday, 15th October

Since 2008, Lady Garden have travelled throughout the whole wide England bringing sublime sketch comedy to the people. After a spectacular run at this year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, they cordially invite you to (pay to) watch their latest offering, full of surreal nonsense and a potential buffet. *
*Buffet unlikely

Tickets £7 (£6)

Cariad Lloyd: Lady Cariad's Characters
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Sunday, 16th October
Fresh from being nominated for the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer, the award-winning Lady Cariad returns to London with her sold-out Edinburgh Fringe show.

Tickets £7 (£6)

Jay Foreman: We're Living in the Future
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Monday, 17th October
How did the future catch up with us so fast? New songs, poems and description-defying musical weirdness from this multi-award-winning funny guitarist, fresh from a sell out Edinburgh Fringe and supporting Dave Gorman on tour. You'll still be humming Jay's delicate acoustic songs long after you've stopped laughing.

Tickets £7 (£6)

Matthew Crosby: Adventure Party
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Tuesday, 18th October
Total Sell Out Edinburgh 2011

Matthew Crosby, the short one with glasses from sketch favourites, PAPPY'S (as seen on 8 out of 10 Cats) presents his debut solo show: AdventureParty. A hit at this year's Edinburgh festival, it garnered a string of 4 and 5 star reviews

Tickets £7 (£6)

DELETE THE BANJAX ...present Best of Banjax!
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Wednesday, 19th October

Everyone's favourite award-winning sketch comedy group, Delete the Banjax, have spent weeks (hours) putting together a best-of show just for you.

Performed in a sweaty studio and filled to the brim with specially selected sketches, characters and songs from four years' worth of funny stuff, this show will definitely be "daft, deft and hugely inventive" (Independent)

Tickets £7 (£6)

Crash Test Comedy: Best of the Fest
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Thursday, 20th October

Crash Test Comedy back with this one off special event- 'Best of Edinburgh Crash Test'. We've hand picked some of the best acts from the Edinburgh festival to do some of the best bits of their Edinburgh shows.

The line up so far is: Idiots of Ants, The Beta Males, Sheeps, Max and Ivan, Fraser Millward and more to come.

Tickets £7 (£6)

McNeil and Pamphilon: Which One Are You?
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Friday, 21st October

For ONE NIGHT ONLY, Award-Winning double act McNeil and Pamphilon present their critically acclaimed 2011 Edinburgh sketch show.

Three Weeks "Face-achingly funny. Electrifying gags executed with enviable panache. Come!" (Three Weeks)

Tickets £7 (£6)

The Beta Males: The Train Job
Comedy - Sketches
Pleasance London » StageSpace Saturday, 22nd October

Fresh from a 5 star, sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, critically acclaimed sketch troupe The Beta Males welcome you aboard their latest comedy thrill-ride; a sketch show which hurtles like a juggernaut through a world of hard-boiled cops, gentlemen thieves and a disgraced former Secretary of State for Transport. This train calls at Suspense, Conspiracy and Berwick-Upon-Tweed.

Tickets £7 (£6)

Itch A Scratch
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Sunday, 23rd October - Sunday, 11th December

The Comedians Theatre Company present more from Itch... Rehearsed and unrehearsed scripts, characters, and ideas - a bunch of talent, and a lot of fun!

This month's Itch includes the very talented Phil Nichol, George Ryegold, Otiz Cannelloni, Gerry Howell, Gemma Whelan and Aisling Bea. Rachel Stubbings will be Stubbing Out Problems, and Alan Francis is bringing back Lord Rivington with some new friends!

Tickets £5 (£3.50)

Matt Rudge - We Could Be Heroes
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Sunday, 23rd October

After a hit run at The Pleasance Courtyard during the Edinburgh Festival, BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Talent' Nominee, Award Winning comedian and filmmaker Matt Rudge performs his show WE COULD BE HEROES at The Pleasance Islington.

Tickets £7 (£6)

Henry Paker - Cabin Fever
Comedy
Pleasance London » StageSpace Thursday, 27th October

In Cabin Fever, Henry concocts a unique blend of sublime nonsense, microscopic observations and improvisation, whilst not being afraid to take on such big questions as: "What is the singular of Panini?" Would anyone else at this year's Festival have the guts to write a poem about lip balm? We doubt it.

Tickets £7 (£6)

 

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