october 2020

sat03oct7:00 pm8:00 pmPope Lonergan & Archie Maddockscomedy panel: 'conscious comedy'7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Show Info

‘Conscious Comedy’

In this new era of personal and economic uncertainty, Pope and Archie share their experiences on overcoming adversity through humour.

Stand Up stalwarts Pope Lonergan and Archie Maddocks are keeping it real in this discussion on the benefits of comedy for our collective mental health and wellbeing. In this new era of personal and economic uncertainty, Pope and Archie share their experiences on overcoming adversity through humour and how laughter can be used as the ultimate taboo buster.

Hosted by improv/stand up comedy legend and current star of Sky’s I Hate Suzie, Alison Thea-Skot.

Pope Lonergan is a comedian, Quaker, drug addict and creator of ‘Pope’s Addiction Clinic’ a show in which stand-ups share fearless, funny stories about dependency. A care home assistant by trade, Pope created and performed in The Care Home Tour supported by NextUp Comedy’s inaugural Comic’s Fund.

Archie Maddocks is a stand up comedian and writer from London. His most recent solo show ‘Big Dick Energy’ hilariously tackles some of life’s biggest existential questions and the struggles of just being alive. His debut show ‘Shirts Vs Skins’ and his 2018 Edinburgh show ‘Matchstick’ are both available to view now at NextUp Comedy.

Start Time: We recommend joining at 6:30pm (UK time) to ensure you’re set-up for an 7pm start. Each gig lasts around 50-60 minutes.



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Time

(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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