We’re very excited to launch DAFT comedy and bring you some of the freshest comedians and silly shows to tickle your funny bone! We’ve gathered some fantastic local talent and will kick things off at our launch event on Thursday 11th July, grab those tickets fast!
Following a whirlwind year of awards, nominations and sold-out shows, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Best Newcomer nominee 2017 Lauren Pattison returns with her second hour show PEACHY.
★★★★★ - The List "Tremendous coming-of-age tale with razor wit and brutal honesty…"
Hannah Walker chats to Alex Collier, animator, illustrator, writer and all round good egg!
There will also be a Q & A session at the end for you to ask your burning questions.
Following an eight-year stint as co-editor and cartoonist for Viz comics, Alex moved into writing children’s TV comedy.
As an animator, he has produced comedy films with Vic Reeves and Ross Noble.
As an illustrator, he has been published in a series of best-selling Harper Collins books.
Alex has written for Radio 4’s Pick of the Week. In 2016, he saw off three hundred entrants to become a CBBC Anim8 finalist.
Basically, he will do absolutely anything he can to avoid real work.
Following on the success his 2018 show , ‘Shearer Shared me Pram ‘ Mike Milligan, is back again with his new offering - ‘On your bike Mike - giz a job ! - Available for work since the eighties !’
Mike shares with us the highs and lows of decades as a hardworking stand -up comic which round off a rich mine of memories and poignant hilarity that constitute this honest and heartfelt show .
Weaving Wodehousian witticisms, farce and highly quotable one-liners into a pair of intriguing 1930s whodunits, award-winning writer-performer Tom Taylor’s rakish aristocrat and first-time detective, Charlie Montague, must prevent a murder. The chap dies.