Comedy

  • Sat
    05
    Jun
    2021
    7:30 pmSt Austell Arts Theatre

    Jam First Theatre 'Hellish'Jam First Theatre presents 'Hellish !', a new comic Cornish folk tale.
    (Definitely not for Kids)

    Jago Clemo is out of luck…and the Devil knows it!
    Down at his local pub, furloughed and frustrated, Jago will bet on any game going ...
    unfortunately…
    so will the Devil!
    A rip roaring, irreverent and wickedly funny show that takes you from Heaven to Hell and back again, in time for scones and Cornish cream.
    Your soul won’t be safe, but your health will!

    'Socially distanced' in your own open-air theatre pod of up to 6 people.

    Settle back for a power hour of theatre!

    Definitely not for kids!

    Tickets in advance :  Standard : £12.50
    NB Seating is in individual 'open-air' pods of up to 6 people.
    Please contact CRBO if you need to be in a 'pod' with someone who has already ordered their own tickets )
    Doors Open & Licensed Bar from 6.30pmAssisted Bar Service. Show starts at 7.30pm
    Click Here to Book Online Now
    or
    Phone CRBO on 01726 879500
    Created by West End actors, Laurence Pears and Darren Seed.
    Two Cornishmen with an impressive range of West End, Broadway and TV shows between them, including Peter Pan Goes Wrong and Poldark.
    The Audiences so far have said...
    “Thank goodness I wore my Tena Knickers!
    “My ribs are still aching from laughing!”
    “It was fabulous!” (Fern Britton)
    “We never stopped laughing from beginning to end. Your energy was fantastic and we had a good laugh at the naughtiness!”
    “This is NOT to be missed!! So much energy and laughter!”
  • Sat
    03
    Jul
    2021
    7:30 pmSt Austell Arts Theatre
    Just an update on Saturday's show:
    It's still going ahead, out of doors - regardless of weather, or football!
     
    If you're coming along, please dress accordingly. We'd prefer it if you didn't bring umbrellas, as it may obscure the view of others.
     
    The show runs for 75 minutes, straight through - no interval.
     
    If arriving by car, please park in Blantyre, immediately next door to the St Austell Arts Centre and walk in.
     
    We will be running a Bar and drinks orders will be taken on arrival and delivered to your seats.
     
    Please be prepared to "sign-in" using the NHS Covid-19 App, or a member of your group's contact detail will be taken, as an alternative.
     
    Tickets are still available by ringing 01726 879 500, or by clicking here: https://crbo.ticketsolve.com/shows/873617964
    Tickets are just £10 (Adults) / £5.00 (12 - 16 year olds). The show is not suitable for under 12s.
     
    Socially distanced seating for this event is sold as unreserved and configured ahead of each performance in line with the Government’s Performing Arts guidelines.
    Seating positions will vary depending on the mixture and size of orders taken. Audience members will be directed to their specific location upon arrival by our Front of House team.
     
    For your safety and wellbeing, seats must be purchased as a single group, up to a maximum of 6 people (children under 2 do not require a seat, but count towards your overall group size).
    We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday!

     

    David Mynne : 'The Canterbury Tales'Welcome to ‘The Canterbury’, an Olde English Inn,
    Infamous around these parts for villainy and sin.
    The floor is caked in sawdust, for soaking up the spit,
    And the air is thick with stories told with wisdom, guile and wit.
    Some stories are romantic, some are bawdy, others scary
    And there are tales about the devil that should make you oh so wary,
    Some are beautifully poetic and some a little coarser;
    A medieval medley from the pen of Geoffrey Chaucer! 

    From the company that brought you 'A Christmas Carol', 'Dracula' and 'The Odyssey' comes a One-man performance of 'The Canterbury Tales'.
    David Mynne has an enviable reputation for providing amongst the best and most entertaining One-Man shows in the UK.    David was also seen in Kneehigh Theatre’s production of “Fup” at Heligan Gardens.

    David Mynne : 'The Canterbury Tales'

    Revered as one of the most important works in English literature, 'The Canterbury Tales' paints an ironic and critical portrait of English society in the Middle-Ages.
    All of life is here in these few bawdy, funny, serious and sometimes shocking, short stories.
    Experience a journey down the foul and fetid footpaths of fourteenth-century England, told with the usual irreverence, wit and silliness!

    Expect archaic naughtiness and nonsense!
    Possibly tights and a codpiece!
    Definitely medieval swearing!
    Let's party like it's 1387!
    This is Chaucer... but not as you think you know it!

    A Christmas Carol was beautiful – apparently simple theatre with just one actor but you go home remembering a cast of dozens! He is a genius. – Richard Wolfenden-Brown: Director The Plough Arts Centre(on ‘A Christmas Carol’)

    David Mynne’s performance is exquisite: a masterclass in the telling of tales, it needs to be seen” – Ciaran Clarke: Arts End of Nowhere.

    NB This event is scheduled to be an Open-Air show but may be held in the Theatre, depending upon Covid-19 regulations at the time

    Tickets in advance :  Click Here to Book Online Now or Phone CRBO on 07900 817608
    Adults 
    : £10.00
    Children (Ages 12 to 16years) : £5.00
    Tickets are non refundable.
    Suitable for Adults and Older Children (12+).

  • Sun
    25
    Jul
    2021
    2:30 pmSt Austell Arts Centre

    Squashbox Theatre - Craig Johnson & FriendThe Sea Show is an hilarious mix of puppets, natural history and comedy cabaret, suitable for young and young at heart.
    It's created and performed by Craig Johnson, an actor, musician, puppeteer, and long-standing member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre.

    “Funny, funny, funny! What a lovely show!” Audience Member
    Meet crazy characters like Morwenna the ‘beautiful’ mermaid, Ruan the reformed Seagull and salty seadog, Captain Pemburthy, as well as a cast of mischievous sea-squirts, anemones, limpets, crabs and pilchards.

    "Craig Johnson is a consummate actor of rare skills. Totally at ease with his audience - adult and child alike - he combines an innate understanding and delight in storytelling with fantastic comic and musical skill." Mike Shepherd, Founder, Kneehigh Theatre
    Come and celebrate the sea with tall tales, silly slapstick, fantastic facts, live music and songs - unmissable fun for children and adults of all ages!

    “Johnson's natural rapport and good humoured fun with the young people make this an absolute celebration of all that is good about theatre for children.” Whatsonstage.com


    Welcome to the ingenious, ridiculous, inspiring, surprising, comical, musical, educational, ecological world of Squashbox Theatre.


    "A mix of great traditional kids' entertainment with a smidge of adult humour thrown in for free!" Audience member


    From 1999 – 2017, Craig was a member of Cornwall’s renowned Kneehigh Theatre, performing in major national and international tours such as Tristan & Yseult, CymbelineDon JohnA Matter Of Life And Death and The Bacchae, as well as small-scale village hall shows, including directing and acting in Journey To The Centre Of The Earth
    Craig says, “My aim with Squashbox Theatre is to create shows that are funny, friendly, surprising, inspiring, unusual, informative (and a little bit mischievous!) and which use traditional puppetry and storytelling skills in an exciting, innovative way, mixing the modern with the traditional.
    (And did I mention funny?!)"

    Tickets in advance :   Click Here to Book Online Now
    or Phone 01726 879500
    Adults : £10.00
    Child : £5.00 - ages 5 years to 16 years
    Family : £25.00
    (Family = 2 Adults, 2 Children ages 5 to 16)
    or
    Buy at Truro Tourist Centre, Boscawen Street

  • Thu
    28
    Oct
    2021
    8:00 pmSt Austell Arts Theatre

    Kerry Godliman - BOSH

    Most recently seen in Ricky Gervais' worldwide hit comedy series, After Life, Kerry’s now back on tour after what she thought would be a little “she” time.

    No chance!

    Her Bosh-like nature will never let her rest. Well, that and a needy cat, a constantly disappointing camper van, ever-raging feelings of mum guilt and bewilderment at the phasing out of thimbles. All will be explained!

    As seen on Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Taskmaster, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Cats Does Countdown, After Life, Save Me and Call The Midwife and heard on BBC Radio's The News Quiz, The Now Show and I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue.

    Her new show, finds her on exquisitely crowd-pleasing form. Some sublime culture-clash material. **** Evening Standard

    Godliman, nicely foul-mouthed when she wants to be, is caustic when required. **** Arts Desk

    Photo Credit : Ray Burminston
    Age Guidance : Strictly 14 years plus : This show will have swearing and adult content
    Tickets in advance :
    Standard : £16.00
    Unwaged : £14.00
    Click Here to Book Online Now
    Or
    Phone 01726 879500