Ben Lund-Conlon: Lies, Damned Lies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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Description

Into every generation, a slayer is born: one girl in all the world, a chosen one. She alone will slay the vampires, demons, and the forces of darkness. But how many, exactly? Ben Lund-Conlon has done the research and is here to present his findings. This is a comedy show about death, Buffy, and statistical analysis. ‘Whip-smart and brilliantly funny. An absolute masterclass’ (London Comedy Writers). ‘A charming and skilled performer’ (Jericho Comedy).

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Arcangelo Garbellini 30 days ago

The best Buffy themed show of the Fringe! Interesting and deep analysis of the many deaths that happened in the tv show, maybe more suited for a geek convention, but great nonetheless. At the end we all learnt how personal this whole study has been through a well delivered gut punch, perfectly in line with how emotional and surprising some episodes of the tv show were. Perfectly fitting finale.

Jen O2 32 days ago

Ben makes sense out of the chaos of Buffy with humor, statistics, the facts, and a bit of heart. He’s the kind of comedian you really want to be friends with so you can grab a beer after the show for more fun. Go see him before the end of Fringe!

Maya 35 days ago

Ben Lund-Conlon, you are truly magnificent, and I no longer feel weird for organising my life via spreadsheets (and you really should monetise the fact that so many people want to buy a copy of THAT spreadsheet from you!)

What a wonderfully entertaining hour delving into the facts and figures behind ALL of the deaths that take place in the 7 seasons of Buffy. Despite the title of the show, every piece of information is true, and they're presented in a fabulously entertaining and insightful manner. It's perfect for Buffy nerds like myself, and also for those new to Buffy (or even for those poor souls who haven't yet seen it).

Ben's talented wit, along with his amazingly well-researched solo performance, makes this a must-see show of this year's Fringe!

Matt Quinton 39 days ago

This is so good, quirky and great jokes but incredibly-well researched. Like the quarterly sales report - if it was hilarious, and about vampires. Definitely worth seeing.

Alex 44 days ago

Absolutely my favourite show of the Fringe. I might be biased being an absolutely HUGE Buffy nerd, but I was grinning right from the outset. A really unique take on a TV-show-inspired Fringe show, it delves into the minutiae that satisfies any nerds like me, but the nature of it (mostly) avoids the actual plot of the show, which means you can bring your friends who have never seen an episode of Buffy, and they can still enjoy the humour and the data results!

The show is then tied together at the end with a real gut-punch as Ben examines how some deaths matter more than others, looking at things through a real-life lens. But even then, there's still a dry sense of humour balancing it out.

I just can't say enough good things about this show, go go go!

Alexander F 48 days ago

Beautiful show. Ben's charm and charisma shine. If you made it this far to check the supporting data (aka reviews) for this show, then you can be guaranteed to like it

David Keenan 48 days ago

A hilariously in-depth look at Buffy. Buffy fans won't need persuading, but as someone who never got into the show, I found this very enjoyable and entertaining too.

SC 52 days ago

A witty , charming jewel for Buffy fans, or indeed lovers of statistics.


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Geek Chocolate 47 days ago

The room bathed in Hellmouth green and host Ben Lund-Conlon dressed suitably in Watcher tweed, he is a man who put his lockdown to good use with not only a complete rewatch of all one hundred and forty-four episodes across seven seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer but the dedication to note down every death, human, vampire, demon or otherwise and perform a statistical analysis of his findings.

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 51 days ago

Lies, Damned Lies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer is a comedy show, if a slightly niche one. I'm a massive Buffy nerd and even I was in awe at the effort he has gone to with this. No matter how well you think you know the tv series, you'll be truly surprised by some of the findings of his data.

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