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Beginners Improv Classes Online
Online: Dec 7th 2020 - Dec 14th 2020
Learn to improvise with masters of improv comedy, Bev Fox and Ian McLaughlin, at their fun & friendly online improv classes for adults held weekly on Zoom. No experience needed! They'll grow your confidence and creativity, and fill the air with laughter. www.schoolofimprov.co.uk
The first draft human genome at 20: how has genomics altered the way humanity understands itself?
INSIGHTS Virtual Lectures: Dec 1st 2020
Professor Steve Yearley, University of Edinburgh This year marks twenty years since the first draft of the human genome was created, one of humankind’s most important scientific accomplishments. In this lecture, sociologist Professor Yearley will explore how this discovery has influenced our understanding of what it means to be human. Steve Yearley is Professor of the Sociology of Scientific Knowledge and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. ￼
Testhouse 5: Dec 2nd 2020 - Dec 16th 2020
Hilarity Bites Comedy Club feat. Tez Ilyas & Josh Pugh
The Forum Music Centre: Dec 5th 2020
Hilarity Bites bring the best of the comedy circuit to the North-East. This show features TV's Tez Ilyas, and 2016 English Comedian of the Year Josh Pugh
Hilarity Bites presents Carl Hutchinson Live 2020
Darlington Hippodrome: Dec 11th 2020
Hilarity Bites bring the best of the comedy circuit to the North-East. This show features the latest tour show from critically acclaimed Carl Hutchinson.
Ross Noble - Humournoid
O2 City Hall: Jan 14th 2021 - Jan 16th 2021
What happens when pure comedy takes human form? What happens when a creature is created and bred to do stand up? Nobody knows because that isn’t a thing. What is a thing is Ross Noble doing a show. You can come and see. This is it.
Gary Meikle: Surreal
Arc: Jan 22nd 2021
After his meteoric rise through the ranks, Scottish Comedy Award winner and viral sensation Gary Meikle is back with his second tour show, Surreal! Not one for mincing his words, Gary has been described as “playfully dark”. His cheeky chappie nature and ability to get away with talking about anything will have you laughing at things you probably shouldn’t be!
Jessica Fostekew: Hench
Arc: Feb 11th 2021
Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist, Jessica Fostekew explores her big strong strength. Have you ever watched a feminist try and take ‘hench’ as a compliment? It’s like watching a snake eat but funny.
Jarlath Regan: Notions Eleven
Arc: Feb 19th 2021
As seen on Comedy Central’s Standup Central, Russell Howard’s Good News, Tonight At The Palladium and as heard on BBC Radio 4 and The Guilty Feminist, Jarlath Regan is best known for his world beating podcast An Irishman Abroad and his critically acclaimed standup show “Organ Freeman” about donating a kidney to his brother.
The Lancashire Hotpots: Beerhemian Rhapsody Tour
O2 Academy Newcastle: Feb 20th 2021
The undisputed kings of musical comedy, The Lancashire Hotpots, are back to bring you another non-stop night of madcap music and laughs. Expect to hear all the Hotpot classics, including ‘Shopmobility Scooter’, ‘I Fear Ikea’ and ‘Chippy Tea’, and brace yourself for what is sure to be the biggest party night of the year!
Tom Rosenthal: Manhood
Arc: Feb 27th 2021
Let the beaky boy from Friday Night Dinner (Channel 4) and Plebs (ITV2) tell you the story of how he spent his life trying to avenge the theft of his foreskin.
O2 Academy Newcastle: Feb 27th 2021
90s dance group from Scotland, keeping the sounds of bouncy techno and happy hardcore alive.
A Question of Sport Live
O2 City Hall: Mar 6th 2021
The world's longest running TV sports quiz – will celebrate it's 50th anniversary with an all new live tour. Starring host Sue Barker and resident team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell, along with big-name guests from across the sporting world,