Jack and the Beanstalk

16 – 20 Jan • 7.30pm & 2.30pm • Full £12 Concs £10 Child £8 • Community Theatre

Written by James Barry

Presented by Bath Drama

Join Bath Drama for their special Centenary production of Jack and the Beanstalk. A giant fun-filled pantomime that’s perfect for all of the family.

Journey with Jack Trott, his brother Silly Billy, Dame Trott, the magical Fairy, the fiery Princess Rose and Daisy the tap-dancing cow as they do battle against the evil Giant Blunderbore and his wife Mrs Plunder.

Will good overcome evil and win the day?

Will Jack win Rose’s heart?

Will Silly Billy figure out just what is going on?

Join us this January to find out. Fee fi fo fum – it’s panto fun for everyone!

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Andrew Doyle: Friendly Fire

Sat 26 Jan • 8pm • Full £11 Concs £8 • Comedy

Andrew Doyle is one of the UK’s foremost political satirists. Friendly Fire is his seventh solo stand-up show. It follows the critically acclaimed Thought Crimes, which ran at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe last year and later transferred to the Soho Theatre in London.

Andrew is co-writer of internet sensation Jonathan Pie, and has collaborated with Pie creator Tom Walker on numerous viral videos. Their response to Donald Trump’s election has been viewed online more than 150 million times and a more recent piece was described by Ricky Gervais as “one of the most perfect (and important) pieces of comedy I’ve ever seen.”

“Fantastically funny” GQ

“Prepare for all your internal organs to burst with laughter” Independent

“One of the country’s most exciting comedic talents” Gay Times

“Utterly hilarious” Fest

“Comedy gold” Broadway Baby

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Fresher

Wed 30 Jan – Sat 2 Feb • 8pm • Full £14 Concs £12 • Professional Theatre

By Pippa Thornton

Presented by Flipside Theatre

You’re young, single, and you can still drink your body weight in tequila without feeling like your head is going to explode the next day. You’re a Fresher.

It’s 2019 and it’s going to be the best year of Holly’s life: new friends, new freedom, new ways of drinking and dancing into glittery oblivion. Everything would be great, if only she could keep her nightmares at bay.

A darkly comic new play about making friends and having fun. Oh, and maybe a little bit of murder…

Praise for Flipside Theatre: “imaginatively staged, witty and piercing… the cast are outstanding.” ★★★★ Theatre Bath

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An Indian Abroad

Wed 6 Feb • 8pm • Full £14 Concs £12 • Professional Theatre

Stifled by life in middle-class India, Krishnan is desperate to see more of the world. He takes a year out from his studies to visit the exotic island of Great Britain. Keen to seek out the locals, he wants to learn about life through their eyes. What does Krishnan’s journey teach him about the world? What might he learn about himself? And what happens when he falls for one of the natives?

Pariah Khan is a writer and performer, voted as one of Bristol’s 24 Most Influential Young People by Rife Magazine for his work in theatre and comedy. An Indian Abroad takes the trope of white adventurers exploring ‘foreign’ lands and spins this concept on its head, asking that all important question: what if someone from India took a gap year to Britain?

“A generous and hilarious writer and performer with a keen eye for detail and impeccable comic timing. He has a big future ahead of him.” Nikesh Shukla, Editor of The Good Immigrant

“An exceptional young talent. A sharp eye for social observation, a keen wit and versatile tone. I am particularly impressed by his light candour on stage. Time and space are all we requires to become a much heralded success.” Dr Edson Burton, Writer and Historian

Written and Performed by Pariah Khan   Directed by Eduardo Gama

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Simon Munnery: The Wreath

Thur 7 Feb • 8pm • Full £14 Concs £12 • Comedy

Serial innovator Simon Munnery presents his brand new show.

“I went to a funeral the other day. Caught the wreath…”That’s what came to me, from the mysterious source of the inexplicable. Hear the story of the joke, the painting, and what happened next.

Simon is a British Comedy Award nominee, Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and Chortle Award winner. His stand-up career spanning 32 years has seen him regularly perform all over the world and star in several of his own major television and radio projects.

He is best known for his character creations Alan Parker: Urban Warrior, Buckethead and The League Against Tedium. His most recent television appearances include The Alternative Comedy Experience (Comedy Central), The Culture Show, It’s Kevin and Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle (BBC 2).

‘A genuine innovator in the land of the samey, and an annual must-see for any comedy connoisseur’ The Guardian

‘Oh the deep, deep joy of an hour of Simon Munnery’  ★★★★The Scotsman

‘Convention defying, innovative stuff. Simon Munnery is a brilliant comedian’ The Times

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Providence: The Shadow Over Lovecraft

Fri 8 & Sat 9 Feb • 8pm • Professional Theatre

Presented by Dominic Allen & Simon Maeder

“Life is a hideous thing.”

Prepare to be amazed, terrified, and driven insane! Great Cthulhu may be sleeping beneath the sea, but in Providence, Rhode Island, Lovecraft can’t get a wink. Join the morose and miserable Howard Phillips Lovecraft, author of ‘The Call of Cthulhu’, ‘Shadow Over Innsmouth’ and other incredibly weird tales, as he contemplates the many mistakes that make up his life.

Using physical comedy, live music and all the classic horror tropes you can rattle a chain at, Dominic Allen (Belt-Up, A Common Man) and Simon Maeder (Superbolt Theatre) explore a wretched life and ask a haunting question: can any love be salvaged from one so filled with hate?

WINNER of VAULTS Festival ‘Pick of the Week’ award.

“An experience which takes the gloomy eldritch horror which one might expect and replaces it with belly-laughs and fascination” ★★★★★ British Theatre Guide

“Impressive! Their facial expressions alone are a delight!” ★★★★ The Stage

“I love this show. It’s a masterclass in physical comedy.” The Play’s The Thing

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That Face

Wed 13 – Sat 16 Feb • 8pm • Full £12 Concs £10 • Community Theatre

Written by Polly Stenham

Presented by Playing Up Theatre Company

When Mia is expelled from school for drugging and torturing another pupil, we are soon introduced to her seriously dysfunctional family. However, this is no poor, working class tale of drink, drugs and a broken marriage. Mia’s Daddy is rich…very rich!  Polly Stenham’s blistering debut is a hard hitting, intense and visceral dissection of children who become parents to their parents,” exploring Martha, a woman on the brink.  As daddy flies in from Hong Kong to sort things out once and for all, Martha’s dependency on alcohol, anti-depressants and Henry her son increases. The uncomfortable end leaves the audience wondering who needs saving the most.  

”A quality of emotional desperation one more often associates with mature American dramatists like Tennessee Williams and Edward Albee.”  Michael Billington, The Guardian.

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Cici Noir’s Spring Fling Burlesque

Sat 23 Feb • 8pm • Cabaret

Presented by Cici Noir in association with Flipside Productions

Step into the Rondo for 120 minutes in heaven with Cici Noir and friends.

Cici invites you to celebrate the end of Winter and the start of warmer days with her steamy Valentine’s Burlesque. She has assembled a band of talented performers to tease and titillate with their choreography, musical prowess and comedic flair. So bring your special someone and let your senses be seduced, but be prepared for trouble in paradise: not everything is love-hearts and kisses in this evening of strictly grown-up entertainment.

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The Chris Woods Groove One Man Orchestra

Thur 28 Feb • 8pm • Music

‘A one man orchestra of epic proportions. An inspiring solo show from boundary braking guitarist and composer Chris Woods. From Minimalist solo guitar to looped cinematic sounds and explosive six string percussion.’

When Google book an artist for their event, someone described as ‘changing the perceived boundaries of the acoustic guitar’, you know you aren’t talking about your average musician.

Chris began his career as a solo guitarist, originally catching the eye of the music industry for his creative approach to playing; using revolutionary techniques and a hugely individual approach to composition. Endorsed by the most acclaimed brands he honed his skills performing at prestigious guitar festivals across the globe.

A spontaneous creator and an emotive player…

Headliner magazine described a recent performance at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios: ‘tremendous – to say Chris Woods feels this music is a wild understatement, and it’s a genuine privilege to witness them perform’.

Chris will be performing a collection of solo pieces ranging from spacey improvisational solos to explosive percussion driven grooves.

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Stephen Bailey: Our Kid

Fri 1 Mar • 7.30pm • Full £14 Concs £11 • Comedy

Everyone’s favourite ‘guilty pleasure’ (Daily Record), stand-up comedy star, Stephen Bailey is back on tour with his brand-new show Our Kid – a story full of Northern warmth, some working-class guilt and a bit of blue.

2018 has been an exciting year for Stephen. The past six months have seen him embark on his first critically acclaimed UK tour, perform a season at the prestigious Soho Theatre in London plus support Katherine Ryan on her recent sold-out UK outing. His friendly brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the Britain’s most exciting up-and-coming acts in comedy at the moment.

His recent and varied TV work includes him becoming the resident agony uncle on ITV1s ‘Zoe Ball on Sunday’ and appearances on Five’s ‘Celebrity Big Brother’s Bit on the Side’ and Comedy Central’s ‘Live at The Comedy Store’ adding to his extensive back catalogue of TV and radio work.

As a vocal supporter of LGBT rights, Stephen regularly contributes articles to Attitude magazine, Huff Post UK and Gay Star News, which made him the ideal choice to host the Stonewall 25th Anniversary Party last year.

www.stephenbaileycomedy.co.uk / Twitter & Instagram @stephencomedy

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