Time Out's No 1 Critic's Choice, Mark Watson is a regular on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week and his own Radio 4 series. Part of Chipping Norton Comedy Festival. Further acts to be announced via www.chipnorcomfest.com and @ chipnorcomfest
A traditional treat for children aged four and above.
The Mr Punch and Judy Show is performed by puppeteer Benjamin Hasker. Featuring all of the classic characters in a hilarious action-packed show, suitable for all age groups with no inappropriate content.
A special hour-long "End Of The Pier Show" which is a one man traditional variety show ideally suited for older audiences, featuring Punch and Judy, magic, juggling and balloon modelling. The show brings back many happy memories.
Kidocracy is an interactive theatre show for children aged 6+, presented by Keith Farnan (Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow). In just under an hour, they must elect leaders, come up with rules that rock and deal with all sorts of crises because running the world isn’t just all fun, fun, fun, there’s stuff to be done as well.
Professor Adrian Furnham MSc DPhil Dsc DLitt delivers something akin to a TED Talk - a TIDDLY Talk - if you will on the psychology of humour – why does it exist, what does it achieve and what makes something funny?He’ll be discussing his findings with us. And a comedian or two.
This time last year, it seemed highly unlikely the UK would vote to leave the EU; Donald Trump was a buffoon who surely wasn’t going to beat Hilary Clinton and Mark was living the married suburban ideal, a year later everything has changed! But don’t worry, as Mark thinks Every Little Thing’s Gonna Be Alright.
Alicia is a hot mess. She doesn’t know what she’s doing with her life. Everyone around her seems to know where they’re going in life, but she’s trying to find ways to cheat growing up and keep her 16-25 railcard.
What does it mean to be an adult, and when do you become one? Quarter Life Crisis mixes addictive basslines, spoken word and audience participation.