Thu, 26 Mar | The Cross Keys

**POSTPONED** Cross Keys Comedy - RODE

The best in stand-up comedy from the international circuit. This month award-winning comedian Jarred Christmas hosts Daisy Earl and the Aussie legend Steve Hughes.
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**POSTPONED** Cross Keys Comedy - RODE

Time & Location

26 Mar 2020, 20:00 – 22:30
The Cross Keys, 20 High St, Rode, Frome BA11 6NZ, UK

About The Event

STEVE HUGHES - TOUR PREVIEW 

Returning to the UK for his first full length tour in six years, Australian (and adopted Brit) comedy legend Steve Hughes is known the world over for his hard hitting, take no prisoners stand up. Internationally renowned as a comedy powerhouse, Steve has spent the past 5 years confronting his demons, recovering from a crippling breakdown and severe depression.  He’s lucky to be alive, let alone funny.  But when your life turns to hell there has to be a few laughs in there somewhere…

Having been to the abyss, Steve now returns to the UK better – and more lucid than ever before.  He’s recently played to sell-out crowds and great critical acclaim around Australia, now catch his highly-anticipated return to the UK.  Join him as he offers a hilarious ride through the dark night of the soul and presents his inciteful interpretation of an insane world.

Free-thinking, intelligent, opinionated; this is Steve doing what he’s always done best; making the uncomfortable acceptable and the horrifying hilarious.

As seen on BBC One’s Live At The Apollo and The Michael McIntyre Show

“Outstanding.  Hughes is gold” ★★★★★ Metro

“His insights are spot on, his opinions are intelligent, and his jokes are top class” Guardian

“Intelligent, provocative, profound, and topped off with good, solid gags. See him while it’s still legal” Chortle

“Hughes makes Armageddon seem like a proper laugh riot” Rolling Stone 

DAISY EARL

Daisy is one of the fastest rising stars in comedy today. Since starting stand-up in 2013, she has quickly attracted plaudits and accolades; winning ‘Best New Comedian’ at the Scottish Variety Awards in 2015, and then being crowned ‘Scottish Comedian of the Year’ in the same year, making her the first ever female winner. Following a sell-out show at the Adelaide Fringe in 2016, Daisy returned to the UK to scoop ‘Best Newcomer’ at the Chortle Live Comedy Awards before performing two further sell-outs runs at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016 and 2017. Half Scottish, Daisy has performed regularly at the prestigious Stand venues in Scotland and was invited to perform at the ‘Scottish Comedian of the Year’ Winner’s Show during the Edinburgh Fringe in 2016. Daisy now resides in London, where she continues to make a splash on the comedy scene; performing in venues across the UK and earning a reputation as a promising and highly original talent. She recently supported Tom Stade on his nationwide tour and has just gone through to the regional final for ‘The Funny Women Awards ‘2018. Daisy has appeared as a guest on BBC Radio’s ‘Breaking the News’, the STV ‘Late Show ‘and BBC Radio 4 Extra’s ‘Best of the Fest’. She is currently working on her hotly-anticipated debut solo show. 

“IMPRESSIVE… AN APPEALING VULNERABILITY BUT AWAKENING STEELINESS” Scotsman 

CHORTLE BEST NEWCOMER 2016 – WINNER 

SCOTTISH COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2015 – WINNER 

SCOTTISH VARIETY AWARD – BEST NEW SCOTTISH COMEDIAN 2015 – WINNER 

SCOTTISH COMEDY AWARDS - BEST NEWCOMER – 2015 & 2016 – NOMINEE 

LEICESTER MERCURY COMEDIAN OF THE YEAR 2014 – FINALIST 

SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY? 2013 – SEMI-FINALIST 

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