- Telephone 0116 262 5418
- Website www.thecriterion.co.uk
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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.
Sat 25 Feb
Free / 0116 262 5418
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.
Andy Barr: Tropic Of Admin
The comedian, who is a member of the Weirdos Collective, performs surreal stand-up.
Bisha K Ali & Stephanie Laing: In Agony
The comedians give you super excellent advice on your troubles from love to car maintenance.
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.
Chatty Chatty Bang Bang
Sarah Bridgeman and Penny Matthews host the fun comedy chat show.
Dominic Frisby: Finance 101 (Work In Progress)
The comedian, Bitcoin expert and Moneyweek commentator takes on finance in this work-in-progress show.
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.
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.
Jason Neale: Talking & Pausing
The stand-up performs a funny hour of comedy.
Thu 23 Feb
John Hastings & Ben Target: Tussle
Stand-up, storytelling and sketch from the two award-winning performers.
Joz Norris: Look At Me, Don't Look At Me
This award-winning idiot delivers his new material.
Kat Bond: Loo Roll
Kat has lost her family, and uses stand-up, character comedy and loo roll in an attempt to find them.
Mark Dean Quinn
Deadpan material about trust, ice creams and buckets from the comic.
Marny Godden Is: One Tooth
Joyful idiocy and character comedy from the popular comic.
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
The internet chav and creator of Salad Fingers aka Darren Devonshire performs his original raps featuring his home town and real life characters.
Michael Brunström: The Hay Wain Reloaded
Strictly weird and surreal material from the award-winning comedian.
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.
Sun 26 Feb
£5 / 0116 262 5418
Rousha Browning: House Party
Visual and visceral characters created and performed by Rousha will be attending this fun and energetic show of frivolity.
Sam & Tom: Unrectifiable
The debut show from anarchic, lo-fi sketch gods Tom Burgess and Sam Nicoresti. As heard on BBC Radio Wales.
The Same Faces
Improvised jokes, songs, and sketches.
Sarah Johnson: Reminisce
The comic offers her witty observations regarding the passing of time and middle age.
Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up.