Lakeside Arts
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Edinburgh Previews - Alan Francis and Luke Benson

Rbm Comedy Presents

Saturday 28 July, 8pm
Performing Arts Studio

Theatre & Dance
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£10 (£8 concession)

Saturday 28 July 8pm Perfoming Arts Workshop We present to you, as a preview of the top-notch talent at Edinburgh: Alan Francis and Luke Benson ---------------------- Alan Francis Expands After twenty years on the circuit eating pies from petrol stations, there is no doubt he has expanded. And this summer, the Scot escapes London , a city full of sport freaks, religious nutters and wretched politicians, firstly to Nottingham and then Edinburgh and expand on them all! Alan Francis is an award winning comedian (So You Think You're Funny), Writer (British Comedy awards ) and actor who was recently seen in PYSCHOVILLE and MID MORNING MATTERS with Alan Partridge. He wrote and starred in his own Radio 4 series INSIDE ALAN FRANCIS. “TIMING THAT COULD GIVE ACCURIST A RUN FOR IT’S MONEY” The Scotsman **** “The DELIVERY IS PITCH PERFECT AND THE TIMING SPOT ON” The List **** The Times **** The Sunday Herald ***** ---------------------- Luke Benson – Backseat Hero Luke Benson performs his much anticipated debut show. What is six-time finalist (including Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year) and one of’s picks for 2011 talking about these days? It’s about heroism & anti-heroism in a show mixing his experience & society's perception of both. If that sounds pretty gag heavy, it sure is. “a quirky observational set that earns him lots of applause…He looks the part, he’s got the talent, and it’s easy to imagine him on the telly” Sunday Times