Price: £12.50, £10 concs
Part of The Festival of Rest & Resistance
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Are you someone who loves stand-up but hates going to gigs? Live comedy can make for an edgy and unpredictable experience, but does this always need to be at someone else's expense, possibly yours? We don't think so!
To mark Battersea Arts Centre's commitment to becoming a Relaxed Venue, Comedy without Victims is a mixed bill of cutting edge stand up that welcomes everyone and resists the temptation to punch down. Join us for an evening of eclectic, inclusive comedy that celebrate difference but doesn't pick on it.
Where laughter sits matter, and we guarantee it won't sit on you.
An internationally acclaimed comedian, screenwriter, playwright and actor who has cerebral palsy. His observational, political stand-up, and filmed stunts, demonstrate the endearing naivety and ridiculousness of human behaviour by seeing the world through his eyes - with humour and warmth.
This Swedish stand-up's honesty and self-referential comedy is unapologetic as it explores topics from intersectionality to adult virginity - as seen in recent show Hymen Manouvre and Bubble Butt which received praise from the likes of Sarah Millican and Graham Norton who deemed her 'Really funny, really rude but also refreshingly honest and smart.'
Writer, artist and part-time superhero Jess Thom is a comedian whose unique neurology makes it impossible for her to stay on script. Jess has Tourettes, which means she says 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Come and find out what happens when the most persistent heckler in the room is also the person on stage.
Captain hotknives is a freestyling comedy storyteller/ bard / bipolar explorer from bradford . The pigeons told him to shoplift
Annalisa Dinnella recently wrote and presented ANNALISA IS AWKWARD, a piece of comedy journalism about awkwardness and disability for BBC Radio 4. Also on Radio 4 last month, her dark comedy, SICK, starred Alison Steadman and Cariad Lloyd. Annalisa is currently working on a series of comic monologues as well as a sitcom pilot. She lives in London with her partner, two kids and only 5% vision.