Over 70 Shows On Sale!
15th Feb 2018
OMG how many?! That's right over 70 fantastic shows are now on sale for the Underbelly Festival Southbank 2018. We're doing our 10th Birthday the right way: go big or go home. So, what are the highlights?
Funny haha or funny AHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. The second is what you want, and that's what you'll get with our knockout comedy line-up this summer.
Ruby Wax: Frazzled
26 & 27 May | More Info
Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage. Based on her number one best seller, A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled. She's been honoured with the title of poster girl for mental illness; once crazy now less so, she gives a tour of the mind - how to use it, not lose it.
Stephen K Amos: Bread and Circuses
8 June | More Info
Brexit. Trump. No more Mary Berry on the Great British Bake Off. Things are looking bleak, so wouldn't it be better to just forget all about it? Comic maestro Stephen K Amos might not be able to provide bread to the hungry masses, but no one else is going to put on a better circus. Leave your problems behind for the evening in the company of the 'effusively charming' Amos.
Sara Pascoe: LadsLadsLads
19 - 20 May | More Info
Always honest, always regretting it later, Sara opens her heart and mouth again to share the adventures of the last year. Full of jokes, hope and white wine LadsLadsLads is the thinking person's stag do. Following a sell-out run in London's West End, the multi-award-winning comedian and star of Live at The Apollo, Mock the Week, QI and Taskmaster, brings her new show to London's Southbank.
Why should the kids get all the fun? Answer: there's enough to go round so teach the kids how to share. Family shows that will enthrall and delight the little ones just as much as the bigger ones. Fun all round.
Metta's The Little Mermaid
24 July - 12 August | More Info
The Little Mermaid longs for life on land, the Prince is consumed by the lure of the sea. When a raging storm brings them together the wheels of fate are set in motion. Sacrificing her voice to the powerful Sea Witch, the Little Mermaid and her Prince will face many more obstacles if they are ever to be together.
Dick 'n Dom: Dick vs Dom
9 & 10 June | More Info
Dick and Dom LIVE is the ultimate fight between the audience - The Dick's V The Dom's. Who will win the showdown and take away the prize of absoloutly nothing. It's an interactive show for the whole family, expect all the usual Dick and Dom favourites from Bogies to crowd surfing and of course a little sprinkling of mess!
Arr We There Yet?
10 June - 1 July | More Info
A scallywag pirate, a muscular sailor and a chef with a seafood allergy make for a hopeless crew as they fight for the title of Captain aboard the ship. These acrobatic pirates turn ship-life upside down. Walking the plank becomes the high flying teeterboard, cooking for the crew involves juggling knives and steering the ship spinning upside down in the roue cyr.
We heard you were a wild one. Joking aside - do you want something one of a kind, a night to remember, an 'Oh My God I've never seen anything like it' moment? Then we've got you sorted.
Frisky and Mannish
29 June | More Info
For ten years, cabaret legends Frisky and Mannish have been peddling their peculiar brand of popmusicy-seriocomic-mashparodic-vaudevillian-sketchcabaret-bapsbotty-infotainment all over the world. To mark this very special birthdayversary, F&M are planning an extra-special one-off show at their spiritual home.
12 - 23 June | More Info
Winner - First and Foremost Entertainment Award Brighton Fringe 2015. Elixir is circus with a difference! Uninhibited by cliché or expectation, subversive and hilarious, the story follows three enthusiastic and acrobatic scientists who attempt to create the elixir of life. The mayhem that follows is a beautiful mix of incredible acrobatics and impeccable comic timing.
Bang Said the Gun
4 July | More Info
Poetry for people who don't like poetry. A rollercoaster of emotions, it's loud, boisterous, political, trivial, serious and very funny. Normal rules do not apply here. Featuring a rich mix of the best and freshest talent, they will grab you by the collar and drag you into another world.
There is SO MUCH MORE to choose from at the Underbelly Festival Southbank this year, so check out the full programme and get your summer entertainment SORTED.
Posted by Nicki