The Criterion

The Criterion
44 Millstone Lane, Leicester, LE1 5JN

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The Abridged Dapper Eleven Hour Monochrome Dream Show

Phil Jarvis, Andy Barr, Nathan Willcock and newcomer Jason Bridge's dreams merge in a post-apocalyptic Britain as an underground hit of the Edinburgh Fringe comes to Leicester.

Adam Larter: Lart Noveau

There will be some nice music, some extreme drama and some moments of bitter bottled art from the head of twice Chortle nominated Weirdos Comedy.

Sat 25 Feb

£5 / 0116 262 5418

Andy Barr: Tropic Of Admin

The comedian, who is a member of the Weirdos Collective, performs surreal stand-up.

Fri 24 Feb

Free / 0116 262 5418

Bisha K Ali & Stephanie Laing: In Agony

The comedians give you super excellent advice on your troubles from love to car maintenance.

Wed 22 Feb

Free or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Candy Gigi: A Star Is Born

The award-winning comedian talks and sings you through the life and pressures of being brought up as an orthodox Jew.

Sat 25 Feb

£5 / 0116 262 5418

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Chatty Chatty Bang Bang

Sarah Bridgeman and Penny Matthews host the fun comedy chat show.

Sat 25 Feb

Free / 0116 262 5418

Dominic Frisby: Finance 101 (Work In Progress)

The comedian, Bitcoin expert and Moneyweek commentator takes on finance in this work-in-progress show.

Wed 22 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Gabby Best: Sleep… A Work In Progress

Come and stay awake with one funny woman for yet another hour as she unpicks a decade of bed head.

Sun 26 Feb

James Bone's Townie

Prop up the bar at The Townie Arms and rub shoulders with patrons including a new age traveller, an old skool raver, and a disgraced ex-Met police chief.

Sun 26 Feb

£5 / 0116 262 5418

Jason Neale: Talking & Pausing

The stand-up performs a funny hour of comedy.

Thu 23 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

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John Hastings & Ben Target: Tussle

Stand-up, storytelling and sketch from the two award-winning performers.

Sat 25 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Joz Norris: Look At Me, Don't Look At Me

This award-winning idiot delivers his new material.

Sat 25 Feb

Free or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Kat Bond: Loo Roll

Kat has lost her family, and uses stand-up, character comedy and loo roll in an attempt to find them.

Sun 26 Feb

£5 / 0116 262 5418

Mark Dean Quinn

Deadpan material about trust, ice creams and buckets from the comic.

Thu 23 Feb

Free or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Marny Godden Is: One Tooth

Joyful idiocy and character comedy from the popular comic.

Sat 25 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

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Matthew Highton's The Magic Was In Our Hearts All Along

Surreal storytelling from the member of the Chortle-nominated alternative collective, Weirdos, in this new hour of silliness.

Thu 23 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

MC Devvo

The internet chav and creator of Salad Fingers aka Darren Devonshire performs his original raps featuring his home town and real life characters.

Fri 24 Feb

£7 / 0116 262 5418

Michael Brunström: The Hay Wain Reloaded

Strictly weird and surreal material from the award-winning comedian.

Sat 25 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Peter Fleming & Light Entertainment Larry: Haunted Videotape

Character comedy from the archives of Tom Burgess and Zoe Tomalin. Retired children's TV pioneer Peter Fleming gives a dusty presentation of his legendary BBC programmes. Then the bloated corpse of 1990s TV star Light Entertainment Larry is resurrected for your entertainment.

Rousha Browning: House Party

Visual and visceral characters created and performed by Rousha will be attending this fun and energetic show of frivolity.

Sun 26 Feb

Free / 0116 262 5418

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Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable

The debut show from anarchic, lo-fi sketch gods Tom Burgess and Sam Nicoresti. As heard on BBC Radio Wales.

Sun 26 Feb

£5 / 0116 262 5418

The Same Faces

Improvised jokes, songs, and sketches.

Sat 4 Mar

£5 Pay-On-The-Door / 0116 262 5418

Sat 1 Apr

£5 Pay-On-The-Door / 0116 262 5418

Sarah Johnson: Reminisce

The comic offers her witty observations regarding the passing of time and middle age.

Wed 22 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

Shazia Mirza

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up.

Fri 24 Feb

£10 / 0116 262 5418

Will Seaward: Magnificent B****rd

Will Seaward has decided to become a real super-villain and take over the world.

Fri 24 Feb

£5 or pay what you want / 0116 262 5418

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