A brand new stand-up comedy show from Tamar Broadbent (BBC Radio 4, Comedy Central, Boom Chicago).
Tamar's had a truly international year. She's been working at improv theatre Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, where she has an American housemate, a Canadian boyfriend, and has been attempting to decipher Dutch people.
Living in Europe in the wake of Brexit, running from the past and navigating nearly turning 30, Tamar has been on many new adventures, including revelatory non-drinking marathons and accidentally signing up with a very kind and ineffective personal trainer. Join her for this heartfelt and joyful comedy show that tackles some of life's biggest dilemmas: the Pomeranian versus the Great Dane? are we doomed to follow the patterns of our parents? and whose job is it to deal with the house ghost?
★★★★★ EdFestMag. ★★★★★ Female Arts. ★★★★★ Broadway Baby. ★★★★★ West End Frame. ★★★★★ Forge. ★★★★ The Australia Times. ★★★★ Fest. ★★★★ The Stage. ★★★★ The Skinny. ★★★★ One4Review. ★★★★ LondonTheatre1.Book Now
Tamar is a comedian, improviser, writer and award-winning songwriter. She has written five solo musical comedy shows, of which Get Ugly was nominated for Best Comedy at Fringeworld, and Best Life transferred to the SoHo Playhouse in New York. Her catchy, funny story-songs can be found on Spotify and YouTube.
From 2018-2019, Tamar worked at American improv theatre Boom Chicago, where she performed long form, short form and musical improv five nights a week, and also wrote sketches. The 25th Anniversary show for the theatre saw her perform at the Royal Theater Carré along with alumni Seth Meyers, Kay Cannon and many other renowned US comedy names. She has hosted many big events, including the Nordic Business Forum 2019, with an audience of 7655 and special guests including George Clooney and Brene Brown.
Tamar has written for BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, Sketchtopia and Fresh From the Fringe. She wrote and filmed a pilot based on her one-woman show Best Life with Fiction Valley (Fremantle) NL, and wrote the book for Club Mex, a coming-of-age musical comedy about a girls’ holiday in Mexico, co-written with John-Victor and produced by Global Musicals (Six).
In her free time, Tamar enjoys singing, being horizontal and drinking as much wine as is stereotypically expected of a 29-year-old city woman.Book Now
no one knows what's going to happen in this gently improvised show or in life and that's the point actually
In 2018, Sam Lake got engaged and started planning a wedding. What could possibly go wrong? Stand-Up Comedy from "A thoroughly engaging larger-than-life personality..." (Steve Bennett, Chortle)
I want your soul. Seriously. "Highton has the storytellers gift" **** Steve Bennett - Chortle. "Wonderful" The Guardian. "Plenty to laugh at" Time Out
Heard on BBC Radio 4. BBC New Comedian of the Year Finalist 2019 Pleasance Comedy Reserve 2019. Chortle One to Watch list 2019
|Tuesday 25 February||Tue 25 Feb||20:15||£11.00||Venue: Vaulty Towers - Lower Marsh||Book Now|
|Wednesday 26 February||Wed 26 Feb||21:45||£11.00||Venue: Vaulty Towers - Lower Marsh||Book Now|
Praise for previous work
For SPLIT at Vault Festival 2018:
Everything Theatre ★★★★★ ‘The most fun I’ve had at the theatre in a long time.’
For Best Life at EdFringe 2018:
One4Review ★★★★ 'Your chance to see the next big thing.’
Edinburgh Festivals Magazine ★★★★★ 'With blistering wit, Broadbent creates a must-see show that leaves the audience clutching their sides, tapping their feet, eagerly awaiting more.’
For Get Ugly at EdFringe 2017:
Fest ★★★★ 'Boasting an original comic voice, assured musicianship, and a beguiling onstage presence, she's a genuine triple threat.'
The Stage ★★★★ ‘Think somewhere between Bridget Jones and Victoria Wood and you'll be close to grasping Broadbent's undeniable appeal.'
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