july 2020

thu09jul8:00 pm9:00 pmDaliso Chaponda - 'Apocalypse Not Now'8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Show Info

Coronavirus, riots, a meteor coming this way, earthquakes… It may seem like the end of the world but not quite yet. BgT finalist and host of BBC radio 4’s citizen of nowhere Daliso Chaponda drives back the apocalypse with an hour of jokes and stories about life itself.

Daliso Chaponda shot to fame on Britain’s Got Talent making it to the final of the 2017 series establishing himself a firm favourite with the judges and the British public. He became a Facebook and YouTube star amassing over 100 million views of his performances. He is the host of BBC’s Citizen of Nowhere. He has also appeared on Unspun with Matt Forde, The News Quiz, The Now Show, and QI.

★★★★-EdFest Mag, ★★★★-The Wee Review, ★★★★-The Scotsman

Start Time: We recommend joining at 7:30pm (UK time) to ensure you’re set-up for an 8pm start.
Each gig lasts around 50-60 minutes.

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(Thursday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm