Russ Peers: Hereditary Peers
  • West End

After a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Russ Peers brings his debut hour to the Museum of Comedy.

Living in London and attending swanky dinner parties, a lot has changed for Russ since his days working on a supermarket checkout in Cumbria&his life may seem very different to his parents' but is it? Does his impatience and need to switch off lights come from his Dad? Does his need to please and lack of willpower around food come from his Mum? And why drag up as Madonna? Does he fight this or give in to being Hereditary Peers?

With his laid-back Northern charm and his marvellous anecdotal style, Russ has audiences rolling in the aisles as he takes aim at all aspect of his life and regales with stories from his journey from Northern pathos to Southern sophistication.

"Heartwarming hour of good old-fashioned storytelling" -

"Deliciously dry observations and witty one liners" - Herald Scotland

"The humour feels true" - The Scotsman

"One of those people who's just born with it" - BBC R4 Extra Comedy Club

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