The Thinking Drinkers

The Thinking Drinkers

They're back with a new show. Enjoy five free drinks as these award-winning professional drink experts definitively prove that alcohol has influenced everything that has ever happened... 

Tom Stade

Tom Stade

Tom Stade seems to have gone out of his way to be anything but the Canadian stereotype. He's loud, brash, and doesn't care if his opinions cause offense. That he's anything but apologetic about his taste is evident from his peacocking in a fringed cowboy-look shirt and the show's title, You're Welcome... 

The GYF Yorkshire Day Podcast with Robert Ross in Conversation with Mark Addy

The GYF Yorkshire Day Podcast with Robert Ross in Conversation with Mark Addy

Before the podcast officially begins, we're invited to watch a clip of Yorkshire born and bred actor Mark Addy in action. It's the iconic scene from The Full Monty. Addy takes to the stage somewhat bashfully, as you'd imagine somebody would after a tent of people have just seen him strip to Tom Jones' Leave Your Hat On... 

Reginald D Hunter

Reginald D Hunter

Reginald D. Hunter is going to have a great Edinburgh show. We know this because he’s already ironed out all the kinks in his performance at the Great Yorkshire Fringe.Yes, I know everyone heading north this August will be previewing their shows, but isn’t that better in a room above a pub rather than York’s largest Fringe space in front of an absolutely packed crowd?When Hunter is on form, he’s sublime... 

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars Quintet Presents The Ronnie Scott’s Story

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars Quintet Presents The Ronnie Scott’s Story

Direct from London’s world-famous jazz club, Ronnie Scott’s musical director and his 'All Stars', take to the stage to celebrate ‘The Ronnie Scott’s Story’. Mixing classic music from the jazz greats who have performed at Ronnie Scott’s, alongside tales of old Soho, miscreant musicians, police raids, and the mystery bottle of Mumm Champagne that sits behind the club’s bar - this is unique evening celebrating one of the world's most famous jazz venues, it's music, and history... 

The Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian: Final

The Great Yorkshire Fringe New Comedian: Final

After six successful years of the Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian of the Year in London the competition comes to York, with a brand new contest to find the best up and coming comedians from Yorkshire and beyond... 

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton's Impro Chums

Paul Merton and his “Impro Chums”: Mike McShane, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch and Suki Webster, have been practising short form improvised comedy for decades and bring their combined centuries of experience to create a new, never-before-seen show on the spot... 

The GYF Yorkshire Day Podcast with Tim Brooke-Taylor in conversation with Robert Ross

The GYF Yorkshire Day Podcast with Tim Brooke-Taylor in conversation with Robert Ross

In the first Robert Ross Requests the Pleasure... show outside of London, we welcome to the Great Yorkshire Fringe one of the original Four Yorkshiremen! Tim Brooke~Taylor wrote and performed the legendary sketch for the late '60s television series 'At Last the 1948 Show', with Graham Chapman, John Cleese, and Marty Feldman... 

The Supreme Fabulettes

The Supreme Fabulettes

Opening their show with the anthem I’m Every Woman, all-male girl group The Supreme Fabulettes are here to make a statement. And that statement comes be-decked in sequins and wigs that touch the stratosphere... 

One Man Breaking Bad

One Man Breaking Bad

When Breaking Bad came to an end at season five, everyone thought that this would be it for the franchise. However, die-hard fans fear not. Miles Allen has created a rip-roaringly witty show where enthusiasts can come together and relive their favourite characters and moments throughout the five seasons in 60 minutes... 

Paul Chowdhry: PC’s World

Paul Chowdhry: PC’s World

I was reading about a Gay Pride event in Glasgow last week that had banned drag acts from performing for fear they may offend transgendered members of their community who were confused about their identity... 

Siro-A

Siro-A

Described as Japan’s answer to the Blue Man Group, SIRO-A is a revolution in live entertainment, fusing mime, ground-breaking visual effects and a techno soundtrack to create a mind-blowing theatrical experience that is a feast for the senses... 

The Arts Barge Project Presents…The Great Yorkshire Swing!

The Arts Barge Project Presents…The Great Yorkshire Swing!

The Arts Barge project knows how to turn a dreary, wet Sunday night into a fun filled extravaganza. Full of Lindy Hop dancers and a full piece swing band, this vibrant ensemble transports you back to the swing era of the 1930/40s and it is impossible not to want to be involved... 

Al Murray – The Pub Landlord’s Saloon

Al Murray – The Pub Landlord’s Saloon

Al Murray, one of UK comedy’s longest-standing character acts, is classed amongst the biggest names at the inaugural Great Yorkshire Fringe. Boasting a two-hour slot twice a day during his visit, his stamina and energy is to be praised but his material seems to be spread all too thin... 

Stick Man – Live on Stage

Stick Man – Live on Stage

The first day of the first ever Great Yorkshire Fringe was kicked off with a bang - or rather a “Zip! Boing! Whee!” - by Scamp Theatre, setting a high standard for the rest to follow with their vibrant children’s tale Stick Man - Live On Stage... 

Henning Wehn - Eins, Zwei, DIY

Henning Wehn - Eins, Zwei, DIY

After more than a decade in Britain, the German Comedy Ambassador has ‘groan’ to like puns.... though he still couldn't eat a whole one. As Henning’s assimilation is not yet complete he hasn't lost his sense of Westphalian wonderment at the foibles of British society...