Ben Van der Velde – Fablemaker

Comedy (improv, stand-up)

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  • Laughing Horse @ 32 Below - Main Room
  • 17:05
  • Aug 25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Ben Van der Velde / Free Festival
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience Participation. Venue Age Restriction: Strictly 18+

Description

An improvised comedy adventure with this 'master of audience interaction' (Huffington Post) as he raids the library of his fantastical imagination to create thrillers, romances, ghost stories and more original freewheeling tales that've never been told before and never will be again. 'Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue' (Edinburgh Festivals Magazine). 'On flights of fancy, he pushes ideas to extremes and displays a crackling, spontaneous energy in which we’re swept up' (Fest). 'His hit rate is impressive, while his in-the-moment style creates a buzz of excitement in the room' (Chortle.co.uk).

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  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

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Caz Crosbie 65 days ago

Brilliant, fantastic feat of memory and so funny, what a great show.

Iain Cunningham 75 days ago

Before arriving I didn't realise that this is not a scripted show. Ben just does on-the-fly and creates a story purely through audience interaction. It is fantastic. One of the best free shows this year. Please go and see him.


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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 65 days ago

Ben van der Velde uses his quick wit to craft a unique and funny story starring, well, you – or at least some of the members of his audience. His skill at telling tales and finding the humour in situations makes this an unusual and enjoyable show. As Ben welcomes...

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 76 days ago

Ben Van Der Velde spins many crowd work plates in Fablemaker, seeking a patchwork narrative in a one-man improv show entirely comprising audience interaction. In fact, he talks to almost every audience member. ...

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