Punchline’s Comedy Recommendations for April

16 Apr

How is it the middle of April already? Before we hurtle towards the summer, here are a few of comedic treats to tempt you this month:

Photograph of Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas

If you missed Mark Thomas’ Cuckooed during the Edinburgh Fringe, you can catch him at Traverse until 18 April. More info here

Here’s what the Guardian had to say:

“I am a very good liar, but everything I’m telling you today is true,” says Mark Thomas. It’s a smart start to a clever, funny and angry show. One that is imbued with genuine sadness too. How could you not trust the man after an admission like that? But then liars are often very plausible; they behave in a way that gets us on side, makes us like and trust them. So it’s all the more devastating when we discover that our trust has been misplaced and abused. Full article here

Monday 20 & Wednesday 22 April – Punchline favourite Andrew Lawrence: Reasons to Kill Yourself at The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen & The Stand, Edinburgh. Go and see the comic who has the balls to talk about subjects most won’t go near. You may or may not agree with him but he’ll make you think and laugh a lot. More info here

Friday 24 April Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh. Romesh is going to be a household name very soon. Catch him along with the talented Suzi Ruffell at the Roxy before he gets super famous… More info here

Photograph of Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence

 

Photograph of Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell

Romesh Ranganathan & Suzi Ruffell

 

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