BN1 CHOICE: Harriet Kemsley/Slutty Joan – Komedia, Tues 12 March
Multi award-winning comic Harriet Kemsley pulls her skirt out of her pants and shames slut shaming in a nationwide tour. In a Cornell University study, women rated fictional female peer, Joan, as emotionally unstable and less competent because she was sexually promiscuous. If Joan wasn’t fictional her name would be Harriet Kemsley and in this deeply personal and hilarious show, Harriet delves into her sexual history.
Lucy Porter – Komedia, Thurs 14 March
A brand new stand-up show from TV favourite Lucy Porter (QI, Room 101 and Live at the Apollo). Always warm, witty and thought-provoking, this is Lucy’s best show yet, with musings on genetics and what we might pass on to future generations. She may have inherited dodgy knees and global warming from her parents, but can she leave a better legacy for her children?
Sarah Iles – Caroline of Brunswick, Fri 15 March
Sarah Iles is a newly discovered stand up queen. As a comedian originally from the streets of London, she is travelling around England to share her tales of marriage, divorce and her most embarrassing encounters in the online dating scene. With a splash of black comedy humour, this is a stand up all audiences can look forward to hearing.
Suzzi Ruffell – Komedia, Mon 18 March
Hear the hilarious stories that keep comedian, Suzzi Ruffell, awake in new show, Nocturnal. Star of Live At The Apollo, Live From The BBC, Mock The Week, Roast Battle and Live From The Comedy Store Suzi Ruffell takes her sell-out and critically acclaimed show on tour this Spring.
Rachel Parris – The Old Market, Tues 19 March
Star of BBC’s The Mash Report is back with a show full of songs, sketches and a dig at society. She showcases some of her highlights, from her trademark comic anthems, to her all-too relatable stand-up, alongside brand new material looking at the insane events of this year.
Sindhu Vee – Komedia, Sun 31 March
Edinburgh Comedy award nominee and proud mother makes her audience laugh until they cry in new show, Sandhog. Loving your children, spouse and ageing parents is very hard work and very intense. But who wants to live without love?
An Evening with Katya Zamolodchikova – Theatre Royal, Sun 31 March
The self-described “sweatiest woman in show business” is back with her brand new show: Help Me, I’m Dying. Since shooting to fame in season seven of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Katya has been keeping herself busy with a hilarious set of web series and her Whimsically Volatile podcast, spreading sass and wit for the world to see. Don’t miss out.