Loyiso Gola: Pop Culture

Comedy (stand-up, international)

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  • Pleasance Dome - 10Dome
  • 19:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Mick Perrin Worldwide
  • Warnings and additional info: This show contains strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
    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 do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

Loyiso Gola dives into years of pop culture and the way they have shaped our lives. Loyiso is an incredibly high profile South African stand up, with 12 seasons of his two-time International Emmy nominated satirical news show Late Nite News with Loyiso Gola under his belt. As seen on Netflix: Comedians Of The World, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week. 'An intelligent observer of the world' **** (Chortle). 'Fascinating, funny and a delight to watch… Very funny' (Voicemag). 'Behind his playful bewildered style is a brilliant comic brain' **** (Scotsman).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Main queue at entrance to venue. Wheelchair and level access via lift at rear of bar — reached via ramp at the rear of the venue. Speak to staff or Box Office for lift access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp, Lift (Building Lift)

  • 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

Amy Beddows 72 days ago

Very funny show! Engaging and thought-provoking stand up, Loyiso made us laugh and left us with lots to think about. Definitely check him out!


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One4Review (3/5 stars) 51 days ago

Quick-talking Gola tells us that he is a stand up with no particular message, though by the end, there is something of a theme sneaking in. What he definitely is, however, is a comic who fires numerous different topics at … Read More...

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The List (3/5 stars) 54 days ago

An engaging hour of silly and serious material that eventually wanes...

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Voice Magazine (3/5 stars) 54 days ago

Loyisa Gola’s new show at the Fringe broadly explores the ways in which pop culture touches everything in our lives, from comedy to politics to our understanding of history as we know it, with his perspective as a South African.
With Pop Culture, Loyisa Gola creates a really smart and often funny show.

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Broadway World (4/5 stars) 56 days ago

Cancel Culture: When someone is called out on social media for something they did, or for an opinion, in the present or past that turns society against them and it goes viral, ruining that person's career or online popularity. You may not always agree with Loyiso Gola - he's a...

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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (4/5 stars) 56 days ago

This feels like a show that could pack out The Grand from a comedian that’s levitating at the top of his game. Loyiso Gola is a household name in his native South Africa, so it’s a little surprising t...

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