Pleasance Islington Announces December 2009-January 2010 Listings

Pleasance Islington Listings December 2009 - January 2010

Idiots of Ants: This Is War
Thursday 3 December to Saturday 5 December 8pm

Following three complete sell-out Edinburgh Festivals, a UK Tour and appearing alongside John Cleese in the Britcom Gala at the Montreal ‘Just For Laughs' Festival, the Ants (BBC1, BBC2, E4, Radio and Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominees) bring their full-length fast-paced brand of sketch-comedy show to Pleasance London.

Tickets: £8 (£7)

Itch: A Scratch Event

Comedians Theatre Company


Sunday 13 December 4pm

Comedians Theatre Company presents a mixed bag of completely new scripts through a series of rehearsed readings. Comedians Milton Jones, Phil Nichol and Thomas Parry of Pappy's Fun Club plus many others try out new work in what we hope to be the first of many Itch events. Join us for new theatre and lots of laughs.

Tickets: £5 (£3)

Two Episodes of MASH


Monday 14 December, 8pm

After a critically acclaimed run at this year's Edinburgh festival, Joe Wilkinson and Diane Morgan are back with Some new sketches for 2010.

Tickets: £5

Laura Solon: Rabbit Faced Story Soup


Wednesday 16 December 2009 & Monday 25 January 2010, 8pm

After a two week run at The Soho Theatre in October 2009, Laura Solon will embark on a national tour in Spring 2010.

So... It's all gone tits down at Black Publishing.

Tickets: £5

A Grave Situation

Thursday 17 - Wednesday 23 December
The Pleasance's own 'breathtakingly skilful ensemble' (Scotsman), Young Pleasance, present a brilliantly inventive new comedy.

Chocks away for more exciting jolly japes!
Tickets: £10(£8)
School bookings £6

Marek's Work In Progress Show
Thursday 17 December, 8pm
Marek Larwood (We Are Klang) tells the true story of his father and his awful business idea. Warning this is a work in progress and will be developed as a ten year olds knackers
Tickets: £5

Room on the Broom

Tuesday 1 December - Sunday 3 January (not 6, 14, 21 and 25 Dec, 1 Jan) 10.30am and 1.30pm weekdays, 11am and 2pm weekends and holidays.
Based on the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
'How The cat purred and how the witch grinned
As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind...'

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up (and their grown-ups), from Tall Stories.
Tickets Weekdays: £9.50 (£8) Weekends and holidays: £10.50 (£9) Family ticket (for 4, max 2 adults): £31. Group discounts also available- please call the Box Office.

delete the banjax
Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 January 8pm
delete the banjax are Caroline May-Jones, Daniel Cook, Gareth Cooper and Samuel Champion.

***** 'Ridiculously funny'
**** Chortle / Three Weeks /

Tickets: £6

Joe Bor: A Study of Embarrassment by a Guy with Two Bumholes
Friday 30 January, 8pm
"He is an expert communicator. He has an engaging style of delivery, slipping
skillfully into characters when needs be, and effortlessly spreads good spirits

Tickets: £5

I'll Always Think of You That Way
Comedy Play
Mackenzie & McGuire
Monday 15 - Sunday 21 March, 8pm
Alison loves cake, and needs to get over it. Savannah lives part-time in Sunnydale Rehabilitation Retreat, full-time in her head. They meet somewhere in between.

£8 (£7)


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