Chris Washington: Raconteur

  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, Chris returns with a brand-new show. If you like your comedy hard-hitting, boundary-pushing, genre-defying, jaw-dropping, eye-watering and Brexit-berating, then this is definitely not the show for you. However, if you fancy a laugh as a lad from Wigan tells you some funny stories for about an hour, buy a ticket and take the ride. As seen on Live from the BBC (BBC One). Jason Manford Tour Support. British Comedy Guide Recommended 2018. 'A mainstream comedy star in the making' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Funny, relatable and heartwarming' (BroadwayBaby.com).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Via a driveway from the main road.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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The Times [paywall] (4/5 stars) 83 days ago

There are comedians who know everything there is to know about the art form, and keep trying to push it forward. And then there is Chris Washington, a 30-year-old former postman from Wigan who happily admits he’d rather watch MasterChef than go to see stand-up comedy. “Not a fan of...

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ThreeWeeks (5/5 stars) 86 days ago

Chris Washington made his Fringe debut four years ago with a show called ‘First Class’, all about his postal service work. At the time, I thought his delivery had potential but lacked content, but now Washington exhibits an avalanche of ideas in this wonderfully assertive performance. ‘Raconteur’ is all about...

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Voice Magazine (4/5 stars) 87 days ago

A talented story-teller, this isn’t one that creates any raucously hilarious moments, but keeps you laughing out loud throughout. You don’t have to think about the comedy, you don’t have to face a torrent of opinion, and you can really relax for an hour of light comedy. So join him when you can.

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The List (4/5 stars) 92 days ago

Turning mundane anecdotes into hysterical stand-up set-pieces...

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One4Review (5/5 stars) 94 days ago

Chris is indeed a northern comic, but he’s not in the same mould as the once legendary northern club comedians of the past, no in his hand he holds not a pint of mild but his recyclable water bottle. This … Read More ...

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 105 days ago

Chris Washington opens his show by proclaiming: ‘Welcome to the comfort zone’ and proceeds to perform in front of a banner which reads: ‘#LeastRiskyComicInTheBiz’. ...

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