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Stand-up mischief and storytelling at its best from Mark Thomas

Stand-up mischief and storytelling at its best from Mark Thomas at Darwen Library Theatre on Saturday 29th February 2020 at 8pm.

In his new show “50 Things About Us”, Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, stand-up, mischief and really, really well researched material to examine how we have come to inhabit this divided wasteland that some of us call the United Kingdom.

Mark picks through the myths, facts and figures of our national identities to ask how we have so much feeling for such a hollow land. Who do we think we are? It is a show about money, history, songs, gongs, wigs, unicorns, guns, bungs, sods of soil and rich people* in the vein of The Manifesto-meets-sweary history channel.

*(not the adjective Mark has chosen)

★★★★★ “Highly entertaining… very funny… a heartfelt love letter to the health service” THE i

★★★★★ “A master of this type of entertainment… this is a deadly serious and important show” THE ARTS DESK

★★★★★ “Check Up is a fantastic a stirring presentation from start to finish” REVIEWS HUB

★★★★★ “Possibly his finest work to date… I cannot praise this show enough… a very accomplished piece” EDINBURGH REPORTER

EVENT DETAILS

VENUE: Darwen Library Theatre, Knott St, Darwen, Lancashire BB3 3BU

DATE: Saturday 29th February 2020

TIME: 8.00pm (Age Guidance 16+)

TICKET PRICES: From £14.00 (A transaction fee will be charged per booking.)

BOOKING INFORMATION

Tickets are available:

Online here

By Phone: 01254 706006

In Person: at Darwen Library or King George’s Hall Box Office, Northgate, Blackburn. BB2 1AA

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