Iain Stirling: Failing Upwards

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Theatre Royal Brighton

Sun 3 Oct 2021

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Iain Stirling (Love Island, Buffering and Taskmaster) is taking his ‘extremely funny’ (Daily Telegraph) comedy back on the road for his biggest ever nationwide tour.

Theatre Royal Brighton

Sun 3 Oct 2021
New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
Sun at 20:00
For group bookings of 10 or more:

After selling out his 2018 smash hit U OK HUN? X and two consecutive Edinburgh Fringe runs in advance, Failing Upwards is set to be the hot ticket of the year. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Do you ever wonder how people manage to be normal? Iain does. So much so he’s written a brand new stand-up show about it. Join the ‘star of comedy’ (The i) as he explores his inability to function in the most basic of public settings, social media’s constant pressure to “live your best life” and that one time a man stole his shoes.

Extremely funny observational and surreal comedy
- The Telegraph
His Love Island commentary is the stuff of legend
- OK!
Unforgiving and hilarious
- The Sunday Express

As well as being the iconic voice of Love Island (ITV2) Iain has recently written and starred in the brand new sitcom Buffering for ITV2. He’s also the host of hit comedy gameshow Iain Stirling’s CelebAbility (ITV2), starred in his own Comedy Central Live special and has been seen on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky One) The Comedy BusDrunk History and Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (all Comedy Central), Virtually Famous (E4), Russell Howard's Good News and Sweat the Small Stuff (both BBC Three) and Fake Reaction and Safe Word (both ITV2).

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What the critics say

At his best the Edinburgh native is an unhinged free-form anecdotist
- Mail On Sunday

Theatre Royal Brighton

New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
Brighton Rail Station
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.

Enjoying the show safely, together.

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Theatre Royal Brighton

Sun 3 Oct 2021
New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
Sun at 20:00
For group bookings of 10 or more: