Nuffield Theatre release line-up for comedy season 2014


Southampton’s own Nuffield Theatre presents an eclectic line-up of the UK’s best comedians this autumn, with some of the top rated gigs already selling fast. Listings include such acts as Marcus Brigstocke, Mock the Week‘s own Katherine Ryan, David O’Doherty, and the breakout duo of 2013 Cardinal Burns.

Miles Jupp: Miles Jupp Is The Chap You’re Thinking Of
Date: 21st September 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £16.00 (£14.00 concessions)

Hugely successful actor, writer and comedian: Miles Jupp is returning to stand-up his first live UK tour since the hugely successful Fibber In The Heart. In his show, Miles will be discussing/ranting/describing: himself, you, domestic imprisonment, fatherhood, having to have opinions, hot drinks, the bloody government, bad balance, housing, ill health, the ageing process, navigation, other people’s pants and, inevitably, a number of other things.

Marcus Brigstocke: Je M’accuse – I am Marcus
Date: 23rd September 2014, 7.30pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £15.00 (£13.00 concessions)

Screw politics – let’s talk about me! Ex- Podium dancer, oil rig worker, food addict, musical theatre enthusiast, posh, eco-hypocrite, ex-Goth, Muppet fan, award winning comedian and chief beverages operator at the Little Chef – and now – stand-up comedian…

Katherine Ryan Image 2014Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model
Date: 26th October 2014, 7.30 pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £14.00 (£12.00 concessions)

One cool dude with appearances on BBC One’s Live at the Apollo & Let’s Dance for Comic Relief, BBC Two’s Mock The Week, QI & Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats and more. This fresh Canadian face is becoming ever more recognisable in the UK and now embarks on her second UK tour following a totally sold out run at London’s Soho Theatre.

David O’Doherty: David O’Doherty Has Checked Everything
Date: 1 November, 8.00pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £15.00 (£13.00 concessions)

Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival, the forgotten Sugababe, the bad boy of Zumba, David O’Doherty presents a new hour of talking and songs.

Cardinal Burns
Date: 9 November, 7.30pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £16.00 (£14.00 concessions)

With previous live shows selling out in London, Edinburgh and Melbourne, the boys of Channel 4’s Cardinal Burns bring their absurd, anarchic and unpredictable tapas of character comedy to Southampton. The British Comedy Award Winning and BAFTA nominated comedy duo are set to unleash a torrent of never-before-seen characters and familiar faces from their TV series in their first ever tour.

The Comedy Bar – BIG GIG
Date: 17 January, 8.00pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £15.00 (£13.00 concessions)

Back for a 9th year running, The Comedy Bar BIG GIG features an all-star line up from the best upcoming acts on the comedy circuit. One of the most popular shows in Nuffield’s comedy season every year, this Big Gig will see Jarred Christmas (Mock The Week), Holly Walsh (Never Mind The Buzzcocks) and Hal Cruttenden (Have I Got News For You?) take to the main stage in an evening packed with laughs.

Simon_Amstell_6.2.15_show_infoSimon Amstell: To Be Free
Date: 8 February, 7.30pm
Venue: Nuffield Theatre
Tickets: £20.00 (£18.00 concessions)

Winner of two British Comedy Awards, an RTS Award, a Broadcast Award, a Chortle Award and a BAFTA nomination, Simon Amstell is now on his fourth international stand up tour. With his intense vulnerability and troubling honesty, Simon explores freedom, joy, love, death, adventure, art, peace, sex and other areas in his new show.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit the Nuffield Theatre’s website or call: 023 8067 1771


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