The Bike Shed Theatre

The Bike Shed Theatre
162–163 Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3AT
  • Telephone 01392 434169
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  • Website www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk

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Adam Hess: Feathers

After his Fosters award-nominated, sell-out debut show, Adam Hess, star of Live at the BBC, is back and he's cooler and taller than ever! He's a funny guy, has good manners and no matter how dark or light it is when he leaves the cinema he's always surprised. ‘For good-quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian…

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Beneath the Blizzard

For a long time, nobody has ventured above ground. Since the disaster, it’s not safe. An icy wind screams between buildings and drifts of snowmen haunt the streets. The city is forgotten. But down in a secret bolthole, the music beats on. A band of survivors and misfits, chancers and outcasts, dance in the dark. And…

Thu 8 Dec

£6–£12 (£6–£10) / 01392 434169

Fri 9 Dec

£6–£12 (£6–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 24 more dates until 7 Jan 2017

The Bike Scratch Night

Every other last Sunday of the month we host a Scratch nights. For companies show the beginnings of an idea to an encouraging audience. This is always an exciting evening, as the work being shown is still in development with lots of room to grow and and feedback from the audience is a crucial tool to aid the success of…

Bilal Zafar: Cakes

Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee 2016 and New Act of the Year award winner BILAL ZAFAR brings us his highly anticipated debut show Cakes. Join Bilal as he takes you on a fascinating and hilarious journey of how his  Twitter handle, @zafarcakes, became a focal point for the misguided rage of the global far right when it was…

Sat 4 Mar 2017

Brian Gittings: Don’t Feed the Monkey Man

David Earl’s alter ego, Brian Gittins is an utter prat and according to the Sussex Argus, ‘The World’s Worst Comedian’. However, Brian’s not having any of it and he’s back with a live show (sponsored by Rampoo - Shampoo for rams). It promises dancing, singing and Knock Knock jokes about an elderly lady called Joan McEnroe…

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David Trent : EY EY, BA DAYA, BA WALLA DIE DAY…

… ENG BA DAYA, BA DAYA, BA WALLA DIE DAY, EY EY, BA DAYA, BA WALLA DIE DAY, ENG BA DAY, ENG BA DA DA DA DA WALLA DIE DAVID TRENT (GWAN) I (David Trent) boomerang back to Exeter to perform a work in progress of my fourth full length comedy show.  This is a multimedia show about robot sex clocks, a city that has it's own…

Fern Brady: Male Comedienne

Last year Fern Brady wasn’t invited to the Annual Female Comedians Brunch. She was devastated. This show lists every reason she might not have been invited. After selling out for a second year at the Fringe with no advertising or PR, Fern brings her critically acclaimed show about gender, class and Catholicism to Exeter.

Fish Eye

Fish Eye is a dark comedy about nosiness gone wild. When someone steals Pam’s Elizabethan sideboard she’s convinced that one of her neighbours is the culprit. Turning the idea of Neighbourhood Watch completely on its head, she decides to watch her neighbours instead. With the help of her nephew who works in security, Pam…

Tue 31 Jan 2017

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Wed 1 Feb 2017

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

…and 8 more dates until 11 Feb 2017

Gareth Richards: The Halo Effect

Join Gareth Richards, Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards best newcomer nominee 2010 for his sixth solo show of hilarious stand-up, and gorgeously low-key comedy songs.  As seen on Russell Howard’s Good News and Live at the Electric (BBC3) and heard on Frank Skinner’s Sony Award-winning Absolute Radio show, and BBC Radio 1…

Sun 5 Mar 2017

Glenn Moore: Glengarry Glenn Glenn

'Tipped for great things' (GQ), Glenn Moore, from critically acclaimed sketch duo Thunderbards, presents his debut hour, filled with smart jokes and offbeat gags. Nominee – Best Debut Show, Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2016. As heard on BBC Radio 4 and Radio X.

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New Years Eve 2016: Guilty Pleasure Beach

HI DE HI HAPPY CAMPERS! The Bike Shed Theatre, and Exeter’s favourite party people, In Bed With My Brother bring you a night of good old fashioned seaside fun, because remember how great everything used to be? The world’s gone to pot, and let’s face it, going abroad isn’t on the cards for a while #plummetingpound so…

Nincompoop

Join your effervescent host Deirdre Me, and let your Nincompoop loose on the stage or off as we get ready for some of the newest, nakedest, gorgeousest, wonderfully ridiculous, often heart-warming, sometimes, side-splitting offerings, performed live in front of your eyes. Nincompoop is monthly a night where brave…

Sun 22 Jan 2017

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Sun 26 Mar 2017

Rob Auton: The Sleep Show

This show is about sleep. It is suitable for those who have slept. Following on from 2012's The Yellow Show, 2013's The Sky Show, 2014's The Face Show, 2015's The Water Show, award-winning writer and performer Rob Auton returns with 2016's The Sleep Show. ‘Entirely compelling to watch’ (Daniel Kitson). ‘Just sad…

Rose Matafeo: Edinburgh Fringe Preview

Rose has written, produced and starred in New Zealand’s TV3 comedy Funny Girls, a six part TV sketch series featuring a team of talented female writers and performers. Rose has just finished serving as head writer for the show’s second season, which is currently airing. In 2016, Rose has been nominated for Best Newcomer…

Sofie Hagen: Work In Progress

Sofie Hagen won an award ages ago and she's still banging on about till. She is now doing a THIRD show. The confidence of this girl is appalling. Come see her work in progress show.

Stuart Goldsmith: Compared To What

Fresh from appearances on ‘Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central’ (Comedy Central),  ‘As Yet Untitled’ (Dave) and a month of packed houses at the Edinburgh Fringe, Stuart Goldsmith presents a new hour of funny, not entirely about becoming a parent.
The host of the ‘Comedian’s Comedian Podcast’ (over 6 million downloads…

Stuart Laws: Best Of

Stuart does all the comedy at Turtle Canyon Comedy and supported James Acaster on tour loads. He's got a best of show to present to you - skimming the cream from his first four hours to present an absolute surefire hit. 'A chronically funny stand up'- TIME OUT ★★★★ 'A brilliant semi-surrealist stand up'- FEST

Thu 2 Mar 2017

Twins: Two Balls in a Bag

Identical twins Annie McGrath and Jack Barry (as seen on ITV2's @elevenish) bring their trademark hybrid of sketch and stand-up comedy to Exeter. Laugh Out London's Top 20 Sketch Comedy Shows 2015. James Acaster's Top Edinburgh Comedy Picks 2015 in the Guardian. 'Two razor-sharp comedy minds' ★★★★★ (Ed Fringe…

We Are Brontë

Morecambe and Wise meets David Lynch in this madcap reimagining of the Brontë myth, presented in Publick Transport's playful and irreverent style. Taking the real and fictitious worlds of Yorkshire's literary siblings as their inspiration, two performers combine rigorous physical theatre with anarchic comedy to…

Mon 27 Feb 2017

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

Tue 28 Feb 2017

£12 (£8–£10) / 01392 434169

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