The Sue Townsend Theatre

The Sue Townsend Theatre
Upper Brown Street, Leicester, LE1 5TE
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The Sue Townsend Theatre is part of Leicester College and offers a programme of theatrical productions and is a space for music and performance training.

Formerly called Phoenix Arts Centre and the Upper Brown Street Theatre.

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And Then There Were None Performance

And then there were none sees a group of people are lured into coming to an island under different pretexts. All have been complicit in the deaths of other human beings, but either escaped justice or committed an act that was not subject to legal sanction. The guests and two servants who are present are "charged" with…

Fri 1 Dec

£6–£8

Austentatious! An Improvised Jane Austen Novel (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

After five glorious years of sell-out shows in Edinburgh, Austentatious returns to Leicester! Join the all-star cast as they improvise a hilarious new Jane Austen masterpiece, based on a single audience suggestion. Previous "lost" works include Sixth Sense and Sensibility, Double 0 Darcy and Mansfield Shark. No two shows…

Sun 11 Feb 2018

£10–£12

Ed Gamble

  • 4 stars

Solo comedy from the 2014 Chortle Award winner and star of BBC America's Almost Royal.

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£12

Ed Gamble - Mammoth (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

After a sell-out success in 2016, that gobby little toerag Ed Gamble is back with a brand-new lumbering beast of a comedy show. Off of Mock the Week (BBC Two), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Conan (TBS), Almost Royal (E4), Russell Howard's Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live (BBC Three) and Man…

Thu 15 Feb 2018

£12

Knightmare Live (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Enter, stranger! Knightmare Live is back, and offers you the chance to wear the iconic helmet of justice and take part in the Greater Game. The critically acclaimed comedy stage adaption of the cult TV classic is now bigger and better than ever. Multiple dungeoneers will be required to take on Lord Fear’s…

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£13–£15

Patrick Monahan - 90S Rewind Selector (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Brand new stand up show from multi award winning Patrick Monahan and inspired by his Irish/Iranian/Teeside teens in the 90's. Identity cards, ‘Cool Britannia’, Drink and drugs and rock ‘n’ roll’ were some of the trademarks of the 1990's but for the Teetotal and drug free Monahan it was ‘cake and tea and R ‘n…

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£10–£12

Paul Sinha - Shout Out To My Ex (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

In his 2015 Edinburgh Fringe show, the stand-up comedian and doyen of daytime, Paul Sinha, weaved an intricate tale of happiness based on a combination of doing the two jobs he loved, enjoying parental approval, and, actually being in a proper, grown-up, long-term relationship. The day after he returned home from…

Sat 17 Feb 2018

£12–£14

Phil Wang - Kinabalu (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Phil Wang is a son of the British Empire. But in a world suddenly intent on building walls and bolstering borders, what is a Commonwealth man to do? A blistering new hour of comedy gold – that's what. Phil is a laid-back Eurasian stand-up comic with cerebral charm and a dorky swagger. He has been on Have I Got News for…

Fri 16 Feb 2018

£12–£14

Tiff Stevenson - Bombshell (Leicester Comedy Festival 2018)

Critically acclaimed stand-up Tiff Stevenson, who you may know from Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and the BAFTA nominated People Just Do Nothing, or your dreams, she's definitely been there. Some say she oscillates wildly between Sylvia Plath and Beyonce, like Belva Lockwood fused with your drunken aunt. Tiff says she's…

Sat 10 Feb 2018

£10–£12

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