Comedy (alternative comedy, character comedy)

  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Oi Oi! Nightwatchman is a 55-minute split-bill from Kit Loyd and Ollie West. A mixture of clowning, physical comedy and character comedy from two Gaulier-trained megastars. Kit once got recognised in Costa Coffee. Ollie has been to New York. This is no joke! Nightwatchman is a fast-paced, slick, whirlwind of a show. Leicester Comedy Festival Award nominees. 'One of the best pieces of comedy I've seen in ages' ***** ( 'This is genius' ***** ( 'A dizzying, adrenaline-fuelled triumph' ***** ( 'True hidden gem of the fringe' **** (

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: The main entrance is accessed either via an alley and some steps (appximately 20) from Cowgate or from an alley and steps down (approximately 15) from Guthrie St. Once in the venue, this space is accessed vias approximately 20 stairs
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • 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

Thomas Benyon 29 days ago

A genius show and an absolute must watch. Crying with laughter for an hour.

Olivia Dean 36 days ago

Hysterical! A must see!!

Emily Scott 36 days ago

Crying with laughter (and awkwardness) from start to finish! Definitely would recommend if you can handle the weirdness!!

benpol 37 days ago

Really enjoyed this show.
It's weird. the structure is not clear and some of it is cringy but it's funny and silly and you don't feel like anything which happens is expected. it's definitely worth a view to get aquinted with these two. very different tones from each of them on stage which keeps things fresh.

Sophie 38 days ago

Hysterically entertaining and totally nuts - an hour of brilliant off the wall comedy. Go see it..

Andrew Willshire 40 days ago

This is a lovely little show with two performers each with a range of characters that they perform alternately. No politics, no contentious subjects, just pure comedy. I loved it. And I got to perform my train impression, so really it was perfect.

Katie R 44 days ago

I heard the Nightwatchmen was one to see and it definitely didn’t disappoint. A hilariously silly show full of surprises. I didn’t stop laughing for the full hour. Couldn’t recommend it more!

Finn Cargill 45 days ago

Both boys are stupidly good at what they do. Stupidly fun, everyone in the audience loved it. Go see it now.

Harry Whelpton 45 days ago

Absolutely hilarious pair with wonderfully crafted character creations. A great repertoire with the audience and clearly skilled improvisers. Would highly recommend going to see this.

Matt Jenner 45 days ago

Really wild hour of fun and energy. Funny, thoughtful and genuinely different type of show that had us all laughing. Would strongly recommend if you want to see some people making the whole room come alive and have everyone enjoy themselves.

Will B 45 days ago

What a riot. 9.5/10 The show is relentless funny both in terms of the actual material and also because the actors approach it with a sense of fun! Go for a mix of silly sketches and rib ticklers

mark 50 days ago

Decided last minute to attend when I had a spare hour and was handed a flyer. Really glad I did. Awesome absurdist sketches with brilliant energy and delivery. If you like bonkers, off the wall comedy sketches you’ll love this. Great stuff.

Amanda 51 days ago

Was crying of laughter (that level of laugh does not come easy to me) throughout. Have never seen anything like it but I’d go back 10 times if I could! When they next put up a show in London I’ll be there in a heartbeat! Absolutely brilliant comedy. Thank you!

Jessica 51 days ago

Took a punt on this show as I had an hour to spare and love clowning - I'm so glad I did! An hour of pure silliness and joy. High energy, laugh-a-minute stuff, with two very likeable and talented clowns. Definitely one to add to your itinerary - you won't regret it.

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 41 days ago

It is endearingly fragile, it feels fresh and very Fringey and is exactly the kind of thing you should be going to see of an evening.

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