Parenthood is a crafty beast. The second you master something it changes the game so you're rubbish at it again.
Stand-up comedian, viral blogger and bestselling author Sam Avery (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a head-full of hair loss later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood.
Sam's honest, messy account of wrestling with sleep deprivation and breast pumps - right through to his botched attempts at discipline and pathetic bids to stifle various toddler tantrums that definitely registered on the Richter scale - will have you testing your pelvic floor with laughter.
The rise and fall or the Texan energy company Enron, told through an exhilarating mix of political satire, modern morality, physical theatre and multimedia spectacle.
We follow the tale of Nell Gwynn as she rises through the ranks of being a simple orange-seller to being the most famous actress of the Restoration era. Soon catching the eye of Charles II she leaves mischief, mayhem and merriment in her wake.
One of Britain's leading one-liner comics returns to the road with another onslaught of lean, expertly crafted gaggery. A Mock the Week regular and recent star of the new Live at the Apollo series, Gary's shows are renowned in the business for a near unrivalled volume of high-class gags. You should expect no different from this, his brand new tour for 2018. Please note Coolio will not be appearing.
Under the guidance of the rum-soaked wideboy Scullery, we are taken on an evening's tour of a scruffy, depressed road in a small Lancashire town. We meet the inhabitants of young, middle-aged, and old, glimpsing their socially and emotionally wretched lives in the sharp, sad, funny and angry play.
Based on the 1910 horror novel by Gaston Leroux, Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash-hit musical, The Phantom of the Opera, follows the a deformed composer who haunts the grade Paris Opera House. Sheltered from the outside world, the lonely, romantic man tutors and composes for Christine, his muse. As Christine's star rises, a handsome suitor from her past enters the picture and threatens to drive the Phantom mad with jealousy. The entire opera house is at the mercy of his terrorising and murderous ways. This is a musical spectacle not to missed.
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