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Comedy Cupboard


Presenting... The first Comedy Cupboard of 2019. Cabaret seating, live music, 100 seated + standing, well stocked bar. Spend another evening with us and our resident host MC Claire Rowley, and meet comedians Pierre Hollins, Mel Byron and Dan Triscott.

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Pierre Hollins is a stand-up comedian and writer. He has been a comedy circuit favourite for many years, headlining clubs throughout the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia.

His first novel THE KARMA FARMERS was published last year. Pierre has written for radio and television. His cartoon strip GURU featured in the Fortean Times for many years.

He is... always enjoyable, often inspired... THE SOURCE

He has... an easy going joyful manner, laced and juxtaposed with pathos and reality that only an experienced comedian and earthling can bring you... TAKING THE PISTE TOUR

He should be... made the mayor of a small village... SHANGHAI CITY WEEKEND

Random facts:
Pierre Hollins used to perform as a comedy acrobat and unicyclist.

His first guitar was a one-string electric squash racquet (still in use at festival gigs).

He used to wash dishes in the House of Commons.

Pierre’s first novel The Karma Farmers is being published early this year by Unbound.

Having performed across the UK, peddling her unique brand of middle aged bafflement. Her two full-length shows have played at the Edinburgh Fringe and festivals nationwide. 'May just make your day.' (The Scotsman)

"Quick witted, sharp, off-beat, and a mind for logic, Dan has got some of the best jokes on the circuit. Bringing a forensic approach to one liners and short stories, performed with relaxed confident charm, he is a wonderful manifestation of pure comedy mechanics in action."

"A lovely mix of material, from the unapologetically daft to the mathematically rigorous." - Silky

"His winning mix of memorable one line gags and surreal visual humour stole the show" -

Hosted by MC Claire Rowley, live music to open, from Jay Burleigh.

Arrive hungry - PUNK THAI in the house! (Authentic Thai Food, vegetarian options available. Sold separately)

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"It's amazing what a bit of talent, vision, energy and a few well-placed candles can achieve. Comedy Cupboard at the Old Bakery is packed with all of the above and just what the doctor ordered." - Murray Lachlan Young Easter 2018

Entry: 16+ (ID required)
Tickets: £14 ADV £15 OTD (£12 student discount)
Doors: 7PM
Show: 8pm - 10:30

Parking: No event parking on site or on Malpas Rd. Please park at Garras Wharf next to Tesco (TR1 2TN. Free after 4PM)

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Earlier Event: March 29
Salon Du Chocolat, Scary Little Girls
Later Event: March 31
Jazz Jam