129.5 Steps to Autistic Success

Comedy (stand-up, neurodiversity-led)

  • Laughing Horse @ City Cafe - Las Vegas
  • 13:45
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Stags Woodward
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong language/swearing, Pay What You Can in advance from the following prices to guarantee entry or turn up at the venue for free, with the option of donating at the end of the show. Your Pay What You Can ticket options are: £5, £7.50, £10 and £12.50
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+ after 22:00


Being diagnosed with autism just over a year ago might just be the best thing that happened to Stags. Join him as he shares laughs and adventures and his ambitious 129.5-step plan for success.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: There are 2 steps into the main bar area and then 20 steps down into the performance space area. Narrow passages at performance space level to the three small performance spaces.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 20+
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Paul Wady 34 days ago

A skilled show with a genuinely personable and friendly guy. As a fellow neurodivergent I loved the experience of sharing his life. Very funny guy and thank you Stags. Success!

Rach 37 days ago

As a diagnosed AuDHDer I fucking loved attending this show and I'll try and sum up why briefly! :

~ I could book a ticket in advance and stags made sure all the ticket holders were in first (I was last lol) which was super appreciated for my time blindness and hatred of queues
~ stags makes you feel super at ease, including by meeting needs for safety by laying out exactly what to expect from him as a performer and from his show at the start
~ the stories are fab. And so neurodivergent. And they're not even all his best ones I discovered afterwards!
~ I felt myself unmasking my autism in the room, something I've only noticed when I'm out alone wearing my I'm autistic lanyard
~ I love fringe but hate the socially prescribed small talk with the performer on the way out... but was happy to go up to stags and tell him about a kink thing that related to one of his stories! Which started a convo that led to my next point..
~ I got to join stags and another audience member oliver to record a 'roughcast' (casual fringe podcast) conversation around neurodivergence after the show and it was so fun! Stags is so warm and genuinely interested in those who attend his show.

Attending was the best choice I've made at the fringe so far this year

Lawrence Clark 39 days ago

What a fantastic show!!! Very VERY funny and wonderfully appropriately inappropriate in places (which is high praise, indeed) definitely worth a watch if you can still get a ticket

Polly 42 days ago

My teenage son and I really enjoyed this show. It's really warm, funny and engaging.

Anonymous 44 days ago

In my opinion, this man has used his recent diagnosis of autism to garner more views and a bigger audience. As an autistic person, I have never felt so out of place. It was not for me at all. I do not appreciate stereotypical jokes and I especially do not appreciate beastiality jokes either.

Michelle Warr 44 days ago

Spending an hour with Stags is like spending time with a friend. He regales you with stories that make you laugh and there is a cute video of his cat Boxy at the end too...what's not to like! Check him out at the City Cafe...you won'tbe disappointed.

Nancy Crookes 45 days ago

I loved Stag's show , he is a natural and there were so many funny stories, I was in creases. The hour went far too quickly and I'm going to search him out in Derby ! I would definitely recommend this show!

Linda K 45 days ago

Very entertaining hour spent in Stags’ company, and that is exactly how he makes you feel, like you are with a friend listening to their tales of who said what, what went wrong, and how it happened. Stags is as invested in his audience as you are in him. Lovely guy, enjoyed having a chat after the show.

Martin Tuttle 45 days ago

Absolutely excellent. Funny, friendly and welcoming. Taking you on a story of embarrassing tales

Alexandra MacArthur 47 days ago

Absolutely loved this show. He says it won’t be funny, but he lies. It was brilliant and the anecdotes will stick with me for a lifetime. Seriously bummed I couldn’t stick around for the cat video, more chats, and photos.

Charlotte Smith 47 days ago

Stags made us feel relaxed from the start and was hilarious. My face ached at the end. My 16 year old found it hilarious, as an autist himself. Highly recommended!!!

Maria 49 days ago

Very funny and heart-warming. Stags brings great energy to the room and creates a very relaxing atmosphere of complicity with the audience, you'll leave feeling like you just hung out with your pals. Highly recommended!

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