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Stewart Lee: Snowflake / Tornado

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Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

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Mon 22 Jun 2020

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Double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back nightly from Stewart Lee, "the world’s greatest living stand-up" (Times).

Bristol Hippodrome Theatrechange

Mon 22 Jun 2020
St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Mon at 19:30
Age guidance 16+
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]

Tornado questions Stew’s position in the comedy marketplace after Netflix mistakenly lists his show as “reports of sharks falling from the skies are on the rise again. Nobody on the Eastern Seaboard is safe.”

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Snowflake questions Stew’s worth in a society demolishing the liberal values he has been keen to espouse in a fairy-tale landscape of winter wonder.

If I could bring one extinct thing back to life it would be Stewart Lee’s sense of humour.
- Frankie Boyle, BBC2

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What the critics say

There’s no-one else to touch him
- Mark Wareham, Mail On Sunday
Lee remains one of the best stand-ups in the country
- Metro
The world’s best living stand-up comedian
- Dominic Maxwell, The Times
He makes stand-up almost a moral pursuit, … that makes the usual (and more popular) stand-ups seem crude and obvious.
- Alan Bennet, London Review Of Books
Proper, vicious prejudice - a self-proclaimed inhabitant of the moral high ground
- Sarah Vine, Daily Mail
A pot-bellied Bernard Manning for snowflakes
- Tony Parsons, The Sun
The opposite of what really good comedy should be
- Toby Young, Radio 4

Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Bristol Temple Meads
The Bristol Hippodrome box office is open Monday 12:00 to 16:00, Tuesday - Saturday 12:00 to 19:30 and Sunday 12:00 to 14:30.
There will be a limited service for advance bookings during the very busy one hour period before show times. Please try to avoid these times to enable us to offer the best customer experience.
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Bars open one hour before performance begins. The Piano Bar opens 90 minutes before the show where you can indulge with cocktails and champagne by the glass.
Hospitality suites available for private hire on 0117 302 3310.
Limited cloakroom facilities available.

The Bristol Hippodrome, the city’s very own West End theatre, opened its doors on 16 December 1912 when the curtain rose for the first time on what was generally agreed to be Oswald Stoll’s most magnificent provincial theatre.

It is a superb example of the grand architecture of the late Victorian era and is one of the masterpieces of design by Frank Matcham, the most eminent theatre architect of his time.

Towards the beginning of the century, the theatre staged a variety of acts as a Music Hall. Since then, and due to the fact that it has one of the largest theatre stages in Britain, The Bristol Hippodrome has established itself on the touring circuit for all major musical productions, thus becoming known as Bristol’s West End Theatre.

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Bristol Hippodrome Theatrechange

Mon 22 Jun 2020
St Augustine’s Parade Bristol BS1 4UZ
Mon at 19:30
Age guidance 16+
For bookings of 10 or more please contact our group teams as below;
West End venues, Group Line 020 7206 1174 or email [email protected]
All other venues please call 020 7206 1179 or email [email protected]