Jake Donaldson: Neurotica

Jake Donaldson

Sat 18th Feb - Sun 19th Feb
15:00 (
60 mins)
Disabled Voices / Solo Show / Stand-Up
Tickets from £13.00
Venue: Crypt
Age Guidance: 15+
Contains Strong Language and Adult Themes

A new stand-up show from Jake Donaldson all about anxiety, masculinity and his Dad!

Jake’s a Liberal Artsy Type; his Dad is a Working-Class Geordie Bloke………so they don’t get on. Billy Elliot meets Ed Gamble in this award nominated comedy show that explores Jake’s relationship with masculinity, disability and mental health.

Fresh from runs at Edinburgh, Brighton and Durham Fringes, where it received critical acclaim ‘****’ (BunburyMagazine.com) ‘****’ (DarkChat)

Nominated for Neurodiverse Review’s Visually Impaired Excellence Award at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe.

‘Full of heart…top class anecdotal comedy…no concept is visited without some genuinely class gags that will have you roaring with laughter.’ (Blizzard Comedy)

‘A solid show from someone with the potential to go far.’ (DarkChat)

‘One of the must-see new acts at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe’ (Huffington Post)


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Sat 18th Feb
The Vaults
Leake Street
Sun 19th Feb
The Vaults
Leake Street

Jake Donaldson

Jake Donaldson is a professional stand-up comedian from the North East of England who has become a regular on the UK comedy circuit. Jake made his debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2018 with "Help! I'm Trapped in the Body of an Adequate Comedian!" to sell out rooms across the month. A small UK tour followed, which included a sell-out performance at The Basement York, and shows at The Bill Murray in London and Alphabetti Theatre in Newcastle.

He returned to the Fringe in 2022 with "Neurotica", a brand new stand-up show which was nominated for Neurodiverse Review's "Visually Impaired Excellence Award" and received both critical and audience acclaim. He is now taking the show on a UK Tour, including performances in Bristol, Manchester, Newcastle and two dates at VAULT Fest in London.

Press & Reviews

- DarkChat


    "A solid show from someone with the potential to go far."

- Bunbury Magazine


- Neurodiverse Review

- Huffington post

     “One of the Must-See New Acts at The Edinburgh Fringe” 

- Matthew Crosby (Pappy's, Radio X, The Last Leg)

      "I admire his hutzpah...go see Jake Donaldson" 

- Blizzard Comedy

      "Full of heart...top class anecdotal comedy...will have you roaring with laughter."

- Britevents.com

      "Refreshingly diverse material" 

- British Comedy Guide

       "One of the best comedy show titles at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe" 

Cast & Creative Team Writer: JAKE DONALDSON


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