Matt Winning: It's the End of the World as We Know It

Comedy (storytelling, seminar)

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  • Pleasance Courtyard - Pleasance Below
  • 16:25
  • Aug 23-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Matt Winning
  • Warnings and additional info: This performance will contain audience participation, distressing themes and strong language.
  • Accessibility:
    Audio enhancement system
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years
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Description

(And I feel fine (but not all the time)). A storytelling lecture about how we cope with climate change from the 'attractively impish' (Guardian) Dr Matt Winning. As seen as the Environmental Correspondent on Unspun with Matt Forde on Dave, BBC Three and BBC Radio 2. ‘Everything a Fringe show should be: hilarious, personal, inventive, and something that will stay with you for some time to come’ ***** (EdFestMag.com). ‘Winning’s sharp wit and intelligence allows him to educate as he entertains’ ****½ (Sunday Post).

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General venue access

  • Audio enhancement system
  • Accessible entry: Main queue on road outside. 5 steps down to venue or Lift access through Pleasance Bar — ask at Box Office or bar for assistance.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 2 - 5
    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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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 1 day ago

In this amalgam of lecture and comedy show, Matt Winning uses his experience as a climate change researcher to outline how its effects can at least be minimised. After a preamble disturbed by several late arrivals, Winning soon gets into his stride. Though clearly passionate about the topic he is...

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FringeReview 1 day ago

This is stand-up comedy with a difference. It is comedy with a serious message, supported by evidence. Lots and lots of evidence. But be aware this is not some dry academic lecture, delivered in a professorial style. No, this learning as it should be delivered, fun, challenging, interesting and because...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 5 days ago

Matt Winning, a climate researcher and comedian, doesn’t want us to laugh about the fast-approaching crisis of global warming. He wants to terrify us, and has worked out that telling a few jokes is the best way to make us sit still and listen to the rest. It works.  Winning...

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