This weekend sees the city’s first ever mini-Fringe festival head to the newly opened Peterborough New Theatre, where there’ll be five back to back comedy shows in one day.
Performing on Sunday July 14, the theatre’s former Broadway Suite now renamed the Boizot Lounge, will be hosting five full length Edinburgh preview shows from a host of local comedians, including Jenny Collier, Chris Norton Parker and Alex Hylton.
Tickets can be purchased online for all five shows, with doors opening at 2.30pm and the last show finishing at 9pm, however if you book online there are early bird tickets available for just £15 for all five shows.
A quick guide to who’s on when:
3pm Mark Cram – Centaur
Being dumped is hard. Being dumped the day after you’ve purchased a two-person horse costume is harder. Bedford Comedian of the Year 2013. Last Minute Comedian of the Year 2013 finalist.
4.15pm Alex Hylton – Get Rich or Die Cryin’
A brand new hour of material from one of the fastest-rising acts in the UK. Leicester Comedy Festival Liberty Award Winner 2017.
5.30pm Chris Norton Walker – Unexpected Item in the Gagging Area
Super-Marketable Chris Norton Walker presents another fun packed one liner show. There’s loads of puns, jokes, fun and surprises in Store. 2018 Leicester Comedy Festival Best Joke nominee.
6.45pm Tom Taylor – Is the Indie Feel-Good Hit of the Summer
From the maker of sell-out Fringe hit: The Charlie Montague Mysteries; tour support for Ed Sheeran’s tour support, Tom Taylor, stars in his debut stand-up show packed full of jokes, songs and silliness. As heard on BBC Radio 4.
8pm Jenny Collier – The Jen Commandments
Multi award-winning Jen Collier is back with her brand new stand-up show and headlines our Peterburgh Fringe.
‘Brilliant… Infectious to watch and a joy to behold’ **** (VoiceMag.uk). ‘Filth!’ (Rhod Gilbert). ‘Joyously liberating’ (List). ‘Very funny’ (Time Out). ‘Hilarious… An excellent comedic work… Unlike any other comedian’ ***** (EdFestMag.com). ‘Everyone leaves wishing they were her friend’ ****
Full Price Tickets – £20 for all 5 shows
Full Price Tickets – £12 for any 3 shows
Pick and Mix – £5 per show
There’s also a great Group Discount of 25% available for all 5 shows – (Minimum 6 tickets per transaction).
For more information and to book tickets, visit www.ticketsource.co.uk