Irish scamp Maxwell shows why his reputation for moments of comedy genius is so well-founded.
Sat 11 May
- 1h 54min
- Directed by: Ol Parker
- Cast: Christine Baranski, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Julie Walters, Alexa Davies, Pierce Brosnan, Jeremy Irvine, Colin Firth, Hugh Skinner, Stellan Skarsgård, Josh Dylan, Cher, Dominic Cooper, Andy García
Sequel to the feel-good ABBA musical Mamma Mia! Despite its absurdities and shoe-horning of ABBA songs, at its heart is a touching mother-daughter love story and an irresistible esprit de corps.
Thu 24 Jan
Jokes and rants in a show about empathy, from one of Britain's thinnest comedians.
Fri 13 Sep
- 1h 33min
- Directed by: David Lowery
- Cast: Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek
Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Redford), a career criminal and perpetual prison escapee, who’s being chased by Texas lawman John Hunt (Affleck). Redford says it’ll be his last film and it’s a fitting ending: playful, highly entertaining and made with great skill.
Mon 21 Jan
“An entertaining hour with an engaging raconteur who refuses to take his illness too seriously” - ★★★★★ The Wee Review
The debut stand-up hour from the multi award-winning co-writer of The Vicar of Dibley.
Paul’s co-written or worked on many much-loved comedy shows – I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, Old Harry’s Game, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Splitting Image and Roald Dahl’s Esio Trot starring Dustin Hoffman and Judi Dench.
Now Paul has Parkinson’s but he’s still laughing.
Following his BBC One Documentary, Parkinson’: The Funny Sidi (for which he won the Girerson Award for Best Documentary Paresenter, a triumphant debut at London’s Comedy Store, and a sold-out month at the Edinburgh Fringe, her’s a one man show about the therapeutic power of comedy.
Paul is not contagious but he is worth catching.
Directed by Katie Churchill
“I know Paul as ‘F***wit’. He’s always been very funny, but now he has Parkinson’s, he’s ‘F***wittier’” – Dawn French “Very funny, and moving too” – Richard Curtis “Paul isn’t just one of the country’s funniest writers. It turns out he is also an annoyingly brilliant performer” – Josh Widdicombe “Brave – and funny” – Ian Hislop “So funny – and true, in the way only comedy can express” – Rory Bremner “Laugh out loud funny and bursting with warmth and charm, like seeing your favourite uncle on Christmas Day take the piss out of your nan” – Daisy May Cooper, BAFTA winning star of This Country
“A master of story telling, timing and delivery… an expertly conceived and delivered hour of comedy” - ★★★★ Fringe Review “Charmingly funny & warmly delivered… The well-worked punchlines should appeal to every age” - ★★★★ What’s On London “Eloquent storytelling reminiscent of the likes of Terry Jones and Peter Sellers… sets the room into fits of laughter” ★★★★ BroadwayBaby
Sat 27 Apr
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