Homeschooled by an overly nostalgic mother, Troy confronts the 21st century as if waking from a 1930’s time capsule… with insightful and hilarious consequences. Alongside TV appearances on Blue Go Mad in Ibiza (ITV2), Live at the Electric (BBC Three) and Benidorm (ITV1), Milo is an established character comedian with several successful Edinburgh runs under […]

This show has sold out. We’ve added a new date on the 30th: book here Homeschooled by an overly nostalgic mother, Troy confronts the 21st century as if waking from a 1930’s time capsule… with insightful and hilarious consequences. Alongside TV appearances on Blue Go Mad in Ibiza (ITV2), Live at the Electric (BBC Three) […]

Η Χρύσα Κατσαρίνη ετοιμάζει τις βαλίτσες της για την 2η Ευρωπαϊκή της περιοδεία με την νέα της stand up comedy παράσταση με τίτλο “Κουβέρτα”. Μετά το «Ό,τι πολυτιμότερο έχω», την πρώτη της σόλο stand-up comedy παράστασή, επιστρέφει με την πιο σκοτεινή, εξομολογητική και συνάμα ξεκαρδιστική παράσταση που έγραψε μέχρι σήμερα, την «Κουβέρτα»! Τα βάζει με […]

Join Blackwell’s bookshop at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation as author and comedian Robin Ince launches his new book The Importance of Being Interested Adventures in Scientific Curiosity. About the book: Comedian Robin Ince quickly abandoned science at school, bored by a fog of dull lessons and intimidated by the barrage of equations. But, twenty […]

Fresh from finding and proving decisive links between IKEA, the CIA and the Nazi’s, Troy Hawke, 1930’s throwback homeschooled investigator Troy Hawke battle a new enemy on behalf of all people everywhere…the bastard saboteur that lurks in our own minds… 2020 Leicester Comedy Festival best show nominee 2020 Perth Fringe World Comedy Weekly Award winner […]

About the show: Throughout this wildly entertaining hour, O’Neill presents a furious diatribe about the myriad failings of capitalism. Hilariously spoofing their self-proclaimed inability to perform topical material, they serve up a passionate manifesto determined to convince us all to save what remains of the environment. O’Neill has honed their stagecraft over a long career […]

Jenny Nibbingley and Burton Mastrick truly need no introduction. Their novels have long been secretly well-regarded by those in the know, but rarely bought or read by the general public. Today’s event promises to be an enlightening discussion of such essential books as Why Reigate?, Randoms, Hatred of Broccoli, and Only If I Have To. […]

The Burgess Foundation has a rolling programme of public exhibitions highlighting the life and work of Anthony Burgess. Because visiting exhibitions has been a little difficult of late, we have expanded our exhibition programme to become fully browsable online. Delve into a world of Anthony Burgess below. Please note: this event page has a date […]

John Porter – The Impossible Dream You may say John’s a dreamer, but he’s not the only one. Despite cerebral palsy, that led John Porter to stand-up comedy, and somehow managing to follow his dreams. Whether breaking his own heart in Bulgaria, breaking public urination laws in San Francisco, or just plain living in Manchester, […]

The Flat-Footed, Dyslexic, Middle-Aged Teenager The adventures of a middle-aged teenager. Eighteen year old Jacob Hulland leaves home and arrives at Uni, only to find he is anything but a ‘normal’ student. As he begins to look for the meaning of life, The Univers(ity) and Everything, he makes the startling discovery that he is flat-footed, […]