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Hammer And Tongue Cambridge
Fay Roberts hosts a poetry slam.
Apr 3, May 1, Jun 5, Sep 4, 7.45pm, doors
£7.50, adv £4, adv concs £6
A monthly showcase of the best up and coming acoustic talent from the East of England.
May 16, Jun 13, Jul 29, 7pm, doors
Hotbed 2015: A Festival Of New Writing: Workshop
World premieres of new plays, young writers workshops, readings and more.
Jul 9, 7pm-10.30pm, Jul 10, 10.30am-10.30pm, Jul 11, 9.30am-11pm, Jul 12, 10am-10.30pm
Pictures Of You
Inspired by the study and treatment of bipolar disorder, Pictures Of You presents the intriguing meeting of two friends after many years apart. Full of unexpected lightness, warmth and love, the play explores the challenge of recalling the past and picturing the future.
Jul 9, 7pm, Jul 11, 9.15pm
Energy Movement-Space: Led By Na Perone: Workshop
Theatre sessions with a focus on improvisation and discovering energy.
Fifteen & How To Cheat ? And Be A Winner
A double bill of contemporary dramas by Sarah Davies and Grace Knight.
Jul 10, 8.05pm, Jul 11, 10.30am
A time-travelling, coming-of-age, spoken word, murder mystery starring Johnny Knoxville from Jackass; a London-based theatre-maker working across multiple disciplines: writing, collaborative performance, directing and live art.
Mike Elliston's dark comedy that embraces the young and feisty Frankie, a waitress in a backwater diner who hates her job, her body and longs to be a man, and an Afro-American stripper, Shyanne, who dreams of becoming a star in Las Vegas.
Francesca Beard: A Lie
A dazzling piece of theatre, performance poetry and an interactive audience game by the spoken word artist.
Luke Wright: Stay At Home Dandy
Radio 4 poet Wright celebrates ordinary people having extraordinary moments. By turns funny, poignant and political.
Luke Wright: What I Learned From Johnny Bevan
A breathtaking poetic monologue about friendship and class performed by Luke Wright.
Patience The Campervan (Ages 4-8)
A reading by Kay Blayney.
Jul 11, 10.30am, 11.30am & 12.30pm
The Felice Brothers
Folk rock quintet from New York.
Liam Williams: Bonfire Night
Williams performs observational stand-up.
Nathan Caton: Straight Outta Middlesex
Intelligent observational stand-up.
Pete Firman: Super Duper: Edinburgh Preview
The comedy magician performs his Edinburgh Festival show.
Phil Jerrod: Neanderthal: Edinburgh Preview
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year nominee and winner of Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival Best Debut 2015 unravels the mess that is modern life in his Fringe debut show.
Matthew Crosby: Smaller Than Life
The most recent material from the popular TV stand-up.
Dry observational humour from Chowdhry.
Rob Beckett: Mouth Of The South
Cheeky and upbeat humour from the star of BBC's Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week and Channel 4's 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown.
Tom Parry: Yellow T-Shirt!
Parry, from sketch troupe Pappys, performs observational stand-up.
Joel Dommett: Conquer
Dommett performs stand-up.
Quick wit and dry observations from the award-winning stand-up.
Richard Herring: Happy Now?
Observational stand-up from Herring about happiness.
Suzi Ruffle: Social Chameleon
Observational stand-up from Ruffle.
Andrew Maxwell: Yo Contraire
Maxwell performs anecdotes, observations and political and social commentary.
Dave Johns: I Stand Up
The circuit veteran performs improvisational stand-up.
Patrick Monahan: The Disco Years
The stand-up performs observational humour, suitable for all the family.
The Steve Frost Improv All Stars
Improvised sketches and routines based on audience suggestions with Steve Frost, Steve Steen, Andy Smart and Dave Johns.
Ali Cook: The Art Of Astonishment
Enjoy trickery and comedy by the showman.
Observational stand-up from the jazz singer and actor.
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Stand-up for children.
Kevin Day: Hairline
The writer performs observational stand-up.
Nick Revell: Feminist Porno Jihadi
Satirical comedy and surreal storytelling.
Classic Buskers & Neil Henry
The Buskers' wit and musical virtuosity on over 40 instruments is combined with the mind-boggling tricks and illusions of one of Britain's best-known magicians.
£9, child £6, family £26
Dane Baptiste: Reasonable Doubts: Edinburgh Preview
The most recent stand-up material from Baptiste about doubts.
Observational stand up from Byrne who performs a shortened version of his show before it goes on tour.
Jo Caulfield: Awkward Conversations
Observational stand-up recounting hysterical arguments and embarrassing misunderstandings.
Otiz Cannelloni: The History Of Magic
Questionable magic tricks mixed with cheeky one-liners.
Tiernan Douieb: Let's Live In Space
Douieb performs political observational stand-up.
The Surrey-based veteran progressive rock quartet let by Andrew Latimer performs its self-penned material.
Sky Blue Theatre presents a musical take on the classic children's tale written by JM Barrie.
Jul 23-25, 7.30pm, mat Jul 23 & 25, 2.30pm
£16, concs £11, family £44
Bad Timing Presents C Joynes & Dead Rat Orchestra + Laura Cannell
Enjoy a mix of visual artists, live bands, acoustic sets, DJs and spoken word poets across four spaces.
Aug 22, 4pm-12midnight
Youngblood Brass Band
Mark Lanegan Band
The Washington-born singer-songwriter and his backing group performs alternative rock.
Season Launch Night
Sep 10, 7pm, doors 6.30pm
Still House: Of Riders And Running Horses
Dan Canham directs a re-imagination of traditional English folk dance on top of a car park with views across Bournemouth, featuring six female dancers and live band.
Glow: Flying Eye (Ages 3 Months-4 Years)
A magical world filled with playful light, interactive performance, live music and dynamic scenery.
Sep 13, 10.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
We Want You To Watch
RashDash and Alice Birch stage a provocative intervention in a 24-hour online world of pornography and lurid imagery.
Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Thrash-pastel sounds from Sweet Billy Pilgrim, the brainchild of singer-songwriter Tim Elsenburg.
Iain Lee Vs Radio: Talk
The radio and TV presenter discusses the history of radio.
From The Jam
Original bassist Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings perform some of The Jam's greatest hits.
Justin Moorhouse: Destiny Calling
Upbeat humour from the writer, radio presenter and actor who played Young Kenny in TV show, Phoenix Nights.
Tony And Mike: The Country Owl And The City Squirrel
Tom Frankland and Laura Mugridge present a puppet show, inspired by the Tale Of The Town Mouse And The Country Mouse.
Sep 20, 11.30am & 2.30pm
£10, child £6, family £27
Once Upon A Time
Agnieszka Blonska directs a show about ageing and the passing of time, told through the extraordinary bodies of two dancers and one trapeze artist, all aged over 65. Not suitable for under 16s.
Martin Simpson, Andy Cutting & Nancy Kerr
A range of traditional and contemporary folk works performed by the three musicians.
The group from London, famous for their 1992 hit Connected, performs its hip hop and electronica songs.
WitTank: Old School Secrets
Sketch and character comedy from Mark Cooper-Jones, Naz Osmanoglu and Kieran Boyd, who invite audiences into the ostentatiously furnished corridors of The School.
Sharp political, topical and social humour from the stand-up.
The Lost Things
Visual Theatre Company Tortoise In A Nutshell presents a fairy-tale for all ages about a boy who falls through a crack in the pavement and so discovers all manner of lost things. Written by Oliver Emanuel.
Sep 27, 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
£10, child £6, family £27
Chris Ramsey: All Growed Up
Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations from the Geordie stand-up, actor and 2011 Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee.
Mark Thomas: Trespass
A mix of theatre, stand-up, journalism, activism and mayhem as Mark tries to create playgrounds in modern cities.
Alt rock five-piece from Cambridge.
The Furrow Collective
The foursome comprising Lucy Farrell, Emily Portman, Alasdair Roberts and Rachel Newton performs a range of traditional folk songs.
Pop and funk guitarist and singer-songwriter.
Hal Cruttenden: Straight Outta Cruttenden
Host of Live at the Apollo and star of BBC Radio 4, the great Hal is back ranting about the real evils of the modern world - oversharing on social media and the 5:2 diet. The more he complains the funnier he gets. Book early. As seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Would I Lie To You?, The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, Live at the Palladium and Have I Got News for You.
The four-piece band plays indie rock.
Forced Entertainment: The Notebook
Drama based on the award-winning novel by Agota Kristof set during WW2, directed by Tim Etchells and performed by Richard Lowdon and Robin Arthur.
The Blackpool-based singer-songwriter performs pop-rock originals.
The artist creates an intrepid new world where folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland combine with London's vibrant eclectic music scene.
The Nottingham duo comprising singer Jason Williamson and musician Andrew Fearn plays a mix of ranting punk with contemporary electronica.
Blue Rose Code
Described by Time Out magazine as " "Imagine John Martyn meeting a young Van Morrison and being shipwrecked with a bundle of Chet Baker records", Blue Rose Code will perform tracks from his latest album "The Ballads of Peckham Rye".
Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick
Pioneering British folk musicians Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick perform a selection of their recent work which reflects on five decades of music-making.
Folk, blues and soul from the Mancunian performer.
Indie quartet comprising James Walsh, James Stelfox, Ben Byrne and Barry Westhead.
George The Poet
Social commentary from spoken word performer George Mpanga.
James Cousins Company: Without Stars/There We Have Been
Taking the themes of love, loss and friendship from the Japanese story, and adding his own unique quality to them, the acclaimed contemporary dancer has created a rich and powerful double-bill.
The singer-songwriter and musician performs raw, anthemic pop.
The Bristol-based five-piece plays a new wave fusion of lo-fi indie-electro with power-pop influences.
Daniel Sloss: Dark
The new show from comedy's half-man-half-Xbox. A regular on TV shows like Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and Russell Howard's Good News, the young Scot delivers hilarious stories and smart gags.
Jason Byrne: 20 Years A Clown
Energetic humour from the Dublin-born stand-up and 2007 Chortle Best Headliner and former host of BBC Radio 2's 2011 Sony Gold Award-winning The Jason Byrne Show.
Kid Carpet & The Noisy Neighbours: Out Of The Egg Productions
A funny and moving show that uses music, puppetry and projection to look at what it's like to move into a new house in the city and find your place there.
Oct 17, 11.30am & 2.30pm
£10, child £6, family £27
Indie pop band from Birmingham.
The pairing of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes from the South of England plays country-pop originals.
The four-piece from Birmingham, led by singer and guitarist Tom Smith, plays light and ethereal indie-rock and alternative rock.
A musical exploration of the effects of Conservative politics on British society, incorporating parts of George Osborne's budget speech, performed in the style of death metal.
Acoustic folk from the Canadian singer-songwriter.
James Acaster: Represent
The three-time Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award-nominated joker performs off-beat and low-key stand-up.
David O?Doherty: We Are All In The Gutter But Some Of Us Are Looking At David O'Doherty
Stand-up, amusing anecdotes and comedy songs from the Irish comic, author, musician, actor and playwright who has previously on Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and The Unbelievable Truth for BBC Radio 4.
Father John Misty
The singer-songwriter plays indie-folk with support from Anna B Savage.
Bromance - Barely Methodical Troupe
A highly physical, modern circus show exploring male friendships. Featuring acrobatics, humour and parkour.
£12, concs £8, family £34
Electronic and synth-pop duo from Canada.
Rosie's Magic Horse
Peaceful Lion Productions present a production based on the book by Russell Hoban and illustrated by Quentin Blake.
Oct 29, 11.30am & 2.30pm
£10, child £6, family £27
The four-piece Norwegian outfit comprising of Anne Marit Bergheim, Turid Jorgensen, Solveig Heilo and Marianne Sveen, performs its particular style of country-folk, blues, rock and pop.
Andy Parsons: Live And Unleashed - But Naturally Cautious
Gruff political and topical humour from the award-winning stand-up star of BBC2's Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.
The Manchester-formed quartet, fronted by the singer Jonathan Higgs, performs art-rock infused indie-pop.
The legendary reggae band performs the album Legend in its entirety.
Ska and 2-tone by the long-established band who were originally formed in Coventry in mid 1979.
The five-piece collective from Georgia, Atlanta, performs energetic rock and metal.
Progressive rock from the singer-songwriter and former Marillion frontman, AKA Derek William Dick.
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