A brand new stand-up show following a stonking set on Live at the Apollo and a sell-out Fringe, one of the UK's top stand-ups Chris McCausland is on tour. Sunday Times Best of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018. He's blind. He's a dad. He's a husband. He's third in command. He'll speaky about all of that, and loads more. "A joke heavy show with gags a plenty" (The List) “Passionate and rib-tickling. An illuminating, heartfelt performance. Highly recommended!” (EdFestMagazine) 'Proper stand-up, honest, straightforward, balls-out funny' (Chortle.co.uk). "He paints us pictures with fantastical words and images… it's almost impossible not to like him" (ThreeWeeks)
Sat 24 Apr
Stand-up from the Britain's Got Talent star, who explores blacklisted celebrities and historical figures we're ashamed we once admired.
Sat 24 Apr
In this all-new show, multi-award winning stand-up comic Rob Newman weaves together Nietzsche’s sunglasses, James Bond in Toxteth, electric spiders and singing Neanderthals into a hilarious tour-de-force that offers new hopes for a changing world.
Rob Newman’s Philosophy Show coincides with the release of his BBC Radio 4 series.
★★★★ ‘Hugely entertaining, gleefully jaunty and refreshingly intelligent… I loved it.’ - The Guardian 2018
‘He is one amazing comedian’ -* Time Out*
‘Intellectually charged and adorably ambitious…a delightfully digestible dose of brain food’ - The Times 2018
Winner: Best Scripted Comedy – BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019 Winner: Best Comedy with a live audience – BBC Audio Drama Awards 2017
Please be aware that the Quays Theatre is at the far side of The Lowry’s building. After entering the main doors to the foyer, you should allow time to walk to the Quays Theatre before the show begins, especially if you have mobility difficulties. There are no stairs to negotiate, but there is a long sloping ramp, and wheelchairs are available to borrow if needed. You can familiarise yourself with the building in advance using our virtual tour https://thelowry.com/visit-us/access/
Sat 25 Sep
Award-winning arts centre that has hosted many major stars, past and present, including The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, Dara O'Briain, The Wombats, Jenny Eclair, Chris Farlowe, Wilko Johnson, Steve Howe and Jon Richardson.
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