Mad Ron: Crime School

Comedy (stand-up, character comedy)

  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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 18 months


Leicester Comedy Festival nomination for Best Show 2023. In these uncertain economic times, why not take matters into your own hands and turn to a life of crime? At Mad Ron's Crime School, you'll learn all the tricks of the trade of a not-so-honest day's work from Uxbridge's third hardest man. 'A masterclass in criminality and comedy writing' (Lucy Porter).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Cobbled area surrounding the venue
  • Wheelchair access type: Temporary Ramp

  • Stairs: 1
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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Jim Regan 42 days ago

I would like to say how stunningly funny this crime school lesson was, but I’m no grass!
I don’t think anyone left the classroom whose ribs weren’t hurting from the laughter.
I booked to see this show on seeing Mad Ron perform a short set in my local comedy club and was not disappointed.
Mad Ron deserves five stars plus!

Linda Foy 46 days ago

Second year seeing Mad Ron laughed even more this year. Crime School is everything you need to hone your skills. Will "the lawyer" has seen the light and moved on to a life of crime!!
A must see show and a highlight for me....only show that makes my partner laugh out loud!!!

Becca C 46 days ago

Cracking show, what a guy. Everything I expected and more! Me and my partner loved Ron, one of our top 3 performances over the 3 days we were at the fringe. Had us laughing throughout and has bought us fantastic memories. Great story telling and interactive.

Thank you Morgan Freeman.

Nick M 46 days ago

Tonight's audience included several 'repeat offenders' (including one guy who had brought along about 10 friends) and the whole room was onboard from the off. A great hour delivered with clever writing and in a dead pan style that suits the character perfectly.

Mark Rivlin 48 days ago

Let’s be honest – if you have to do a stretch, then Mad Ron is the ideal cellmate to chalk off the days with. And once again, the 1970s gangster lights up the Fringe with his proper sarf London voice that makes Ray Winstone sound like an activities organiser in a care home. Honed to perfection, Steve Lee’s brilliant character is filling the George Square Box night after night (presumably so the firm can empty the audience’s houses).

Crime School is more than a raft of brilliantly written and delivered gags. It’s also a chronicle of an era when hardened criminals, bent coppers and gangsters’ molls in real fur coats owned the streets of London. And that’s what the Crime School punters want at closing time on a Monday night – a top class show from the Fringe comedy enforcer

Samantha Parker 50 days ago

There were people in the audience loving this show and I had to wonder if we were watching the same show. Guy trying to be Phil Mitchell, tired, dead pan, unfunny from start to finish

Kevin Ashley 50 days ago

Excellent and well worth your time - one of the best shows I've seen so far this year. Ron's calm, low-key delivery packs in more funny lines than seems decent.

Paul H 51 days ago

Absolutely superb show, we all left the venue still laughing all the way home. A masterclass in storytelling and jokes all through the show barely leaving space for you to catch your breath.

Catch him if you can, although as a mastermind career criminal that might be no easy feat

Tony Carr 51 days ago

Hilarious from start to finish. Belly laughs from everyone in the room.

Finn Brady 51 days ago

Mad Ron taught me what never school never could in one hour or less. Fantastic show, great performer, would highly recommend. Lots of laughs

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

A truly intimidating down to the ground performance complete with trainee court artist makes this an enjoyable and funny show to see.

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