Sat, 22 May | Somerset

Pop-Up Comedy at Merlin Theatre - FROME

Pop-Up Comedy joins forces with Frome's Merlin Theatre to celebrate its re-opening weekend with a fantastic night of open-air comedy.
Pop-Up Comedy at Merlin Theatre - FROME

Time & Location

22 May, 19:30 – 22:00
Somerset, Bath Rd, Frome BA11 2HG, UK

About The Event

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Pop-Up Comedy joins forces with the Merlin Theatre to celebrate its re-opening weekend with a fantastic night of open-air comedy hosted by award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas and world-renowned beatboxer Hobbit, with performances from Irish funnyman Jarlath Regan and rising comedy star Abi Clarke.

Local award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas and world-champion beatboxer and loopstation artist Hobbit have formed a unique comedy-beatbox partnership, hosting shows together, and performing a sell-out run at the most recent Edinburgh Festival. Through lockdown they hosted The Big Comedy Mess Around Gameshow on Zoom to great acclaim.

Jarlath Regan is an Irish comedian, writer, illustrator creator and host of the award-winning Irishman Abroad podcast, which is listened to by more than a million people world-wide. Hugely in-demand as a stand-up comedian Jarlath has performed in clubs and festivals throughout the world. “Could turn out to be the biggest thing since Ricky Gervais picked up a laptop” The Telegraph

Hailing from Bristol, Abi Clarke is a rising star of the comedy circuit and a name to watch. Over the past year her hilarious observational comedy has brought her huge viral recognition, gaining nearly 15 million likes on TikTok for her sketches and videos.

All tickets £16.50 Please note that senior citizens are no longer automatically eligible for concessions. See our guidelines

Recommended: 16+ Running time: approx 2 hours plus interval

Please note this is an outdoor performance on Ecos following government guidelines for your safety.

Bring a picnic and a cushion – and please take all your rubbish home with you!

Bring a brolly! In the event of very bad weather (torrential rain, for instance) we will move the performance into the auditorium following government guidelines on indoor performances.

We will allocate seating to our patrons on the night so please arrive in good time, whether the performance is on ECOS or in the theatre itself. Although we will make every effort to accommodate all parties, it may not be possible for large groups to be seated together. Please bear with us on this.

If you have access requirements or additional needs please email merlincoordinator@gmail.com, preferably a minimum of 24 hours before the performance. If this is not possible, please arrive at least 30 minutes before the performance and make yourself known to the Front of House Manager.

Masks must be worn whilst inside all public areas and for the duration of the performance. Please feel free to remove your mask outside or in the loo.

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