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HARI KONDABOLU RETURNS TO LONDON’S SOHO THEATRE FOR TWO NIGHTS ONLY THIS OCTOBER

Named by the New York Times as “one of the most exciting political comics in stand-up today”, Hari Kondabolu is returning to London for the first time in two years for two nights only at Soho Theatre on 10th and 11th October. The Brooklyn based comedian has established himself as a unique political voice as… Read more »

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BBC NEW COMEDY AWARD WINNER STEVE BUGEJA ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE TOUR INCLUDING DATE AT LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE WITH ‘SUMMER CAMP’ FOLLOWING SOLD OUT RUN AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE

“Bugeja has an eye for original comic detail that’s all his own” James Kettle, The Guardian “blends the intelligence of a well crafted hour with some touching emotional honesty” ★★★★ Jay Richardson, The Scotsman “drum-tight, as if polished by a sitcom writers’ room to cram as many jokes in as humanly possible” ★★★★ Steve Bennett,… Read more »

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TASKMASTER CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS WILL SEE WINNERS OF FIRST 5 SERIES BATTLE IT OUT IN A BRAND NEW TWO-PART SPECIAL

Wednesday 13th September 2017, LONDON: BAFTA-nominated UKTV Original Taskmaster will bring together all five of the show’s series champions for the ultimate battle in a brand new two-part special, Taskmaster Champion of Champions (2×60’), airing on Dave later this year. Critically-acclaimed, multi-award nominated Taskmaster, produced by Avalon, will welcome back all five series champions: Josh… Read more »

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HBO RENEWS EMMY® WINNER LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER FOR THREE SEASONS

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2017 – HBO has renewed the Emmy®-winning LAST WEEK TONIGHT WITH JOHN OLIVER for three additional seasons, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. The deal will keep the hit show on the network through 2020, with 30 shows to be presented each season. “We are thrilled to… Read more »

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WORDSMITHS OF WONDER BANG SAID THE GUN ANNOUNCE LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE SHOW WITH SPECIAL GUESTS JOSIE LONG AND JOHN OSBORNE FOLLOWED BY THEIR SOHO THEATRE DEBUT

POETRY FOR PEOPLE WHO DON’T LIKE POETRY. Following a triumphant UK tour, spoken word impresarios and poetry collective Bang Said The Gun announce a new line-up of London shows throughout autumn starting with a poetry extravaganza at Leicester Square Theatre on Friday 13th October. Their return to the Theatre will feature performances from special guests… Read more »

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