Michael Legge: The Idiot

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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  • The Stand Comedy Club - Stand 1
  • 12:00
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Michael Legge / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong Language/Swearing. All seating/standing rooms is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility:
    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

'The angriest man in UK comedy is back at the Fringe for another hour of spleen-venting, more misanthropic, bitter and agitated than ever' **** (Chortle.co.uk). 'Big laughs and ranty surrealism from gripe-happy comic' **** (List). 'Legge's unstoppable anger should by all rights wear thin over an hour in close proximity, but the passion with which he performs and the honesty with which he presents himself – along with the genuine joy that peppers the piece – combine to form one of the most refreshing and engaging shows of the Fringe' ***** (BroadwayBaby.com).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Stand 1 is in a basement and access is by stairs at the front of the building from the pavement. Stairs are well lit and in good condition. Seven steps down, turn 90 degrees, then two more to gain access. Staff always available to assist.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 6 - 10
    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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Luke McGibbon 44 days ago

You'd be doing yourself a disservice to think of Michael Legge as a rant comedian. He's got so much more substance, and this is the funniest show he's done yet. Really good. Go see.

Liam Ellison 44 days ago

My first time seeing Legge today, he, was fantastic-to be fair I'm also Norn Irish so some jokes extra funny for us. Really can't say enough how good it was, 6 outta 5 stars.


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The List (4/5 stars) 30 days ago

A caustic, sarcastic and venomous hour with this wrath-filled comic...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 30 days ago

Steeped in his resentment of comedy and the Fringe, the perverse Michael Legge lambastes his venue upgrade this year and contrives bespoke jokes for the absent Robin Ince and Graham Linehan,...

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Chortle (4/5 stars) 39 days ago

Michael Legge is not a stand-up known for his easy-going tolerance, and he kicks off his sarcastically billed ‘feelgood family hour’ with a brutal assault on two of the cancers of the Fringe: silence disco walking tours and twee ukulele-plucking comedians. Oh, how he mocks their fey ditties and their...

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 40 days ago

As he says himself, Michael Legge‘s not the man for the lunchtime ‘feelgood slot’ at The Stand, stomping his mic, hollering, and generally giving off aggro, not unlike the man at the heart of this show – Iggy Pop. And yet, it does end up as a feelgood hour, where...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 43 days ago

Michael Legge is an angry man. In his new hour of stand-up, the London-based, Northern Ireland-born fifty-year-old rants and rails at anyone and everything. From Jacob Rees-Mogg (who looks like he’s had a penny-farthing stuffed up his arse), to Ian Paisley (wanker). From his ukulele-playing contemporaries, to the arthritis that...

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