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Sam Simmons: Not A People Person – The Lowry, Salford

Reviewer: Helen Jones Sam Simmons has won awards for his stand-up comedy, including the Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2015 and the Barry Award 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, he’s also appeared on TV in Room 101 and 8 Out Of 10 Cats. On the basis of his show at The Lowry, it is difficult to understand why. He is, ...

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Sam Simmons: Spaghetti for Breakfast – HighTide Festival, Aldeburgh

Reviewer: Glen Pearce Entertainment is often described as Marmite – love it or hate it – but rarely is it as divisive as Sam Simmons’ absurdist comedy Spaghetti for Breakfast. Simmons warns audiences pre-show that what he is about to present is weird and frequently comments throughout the show that this gig, in a nearly 100-year-old cinema built onto the ...

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NEWS: Three World Premières for Ninth HighTide Festival

For its ninth year, Suffolk’s HighTide Festivalhad already announced a change of venue, moving from Halesworth to Aldeburgh, but today Artistic Director Steven Atkinson has announced the line-up for the annual festival. Running from 10th – 20th September, the festival will include three world premieres, transfers, readings and visiting companies as well as talks from the likes of Christopher Eccleston, ...

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