Rhys Nicholson – Nice People Nice Things Nice Situations

Comedy (stand-up)

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  • Underbelly, Bristo Square - Friesian
  • 20:40
  • Aug 23-25
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: Australia
  • Group: Underbelly in association with Casarotto Ramsey Management
  • Warnings and additional info: Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility: 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
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This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Rhys Nicholson is a nice man who is doing his best. 'Most comedians would kill to hear the almost unending screams of laughter Nicholson manages to extract from a crowd' **** (Time Out). 'He grabs the gig by scruff of the neck and comics the life out of it' ***** (One4Review.co.uk). 'Quite simply, blisteringly funny' **** (ThreeWeeks). 'Sheer comedy brilliance' **** (List). Best International Show winner, NZ International Comedy Festival. Best Comedy Performer nominee, Helpmann Awards. Best Show nominee, Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: there are 18 steps into the venue if not taking the lift.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

  • Stairs: 11- 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

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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (5/5 stars) 3 days ago

Rhys Nicholson is an instantly likeable character with a sharp appearance, exceptional stage presence and an outrageous charm with no brakes.It’s hard to pinpoint just what exactly the show is about as it’s a manic sprint through varied topics including s...

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Voice Mag (5/5 stars) 4 days ago

Nicholson is one of the best comedians currently working on the circuit. He is a prime example of someone who is an expert in their craft, able to take some high risk material and successfully keep the audience on side. From start to finish everyone was struggling for breath, and still Nicholson barely felt it necessary to ease up. An absolute must watch.

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Radio Summerhall 7 days ago

Rhys Nicholson presents a show as wonderfully flamboyant as himself. The laughs start from his joyful entrance. He is smartly dressed, which is surprising but welcomed given the overwhelming trend for comedians to go for a more laid-back attitude. It is immediately obvious though that despite the suit, Nicholson also comes with a laid-back attitude as his opening joke is one we can all relate to about sexuality.

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 7 days ago

Nobody could ever accuse Rhys Nicholson of being a shy, retiring chap. From his red hair and patterned suit he sweeps into his space with the flair and aplomb that seems to come naturally to this highly entertaining and extremely … Read More ...

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The Scotsman (4/5 stars) 9 days ago

Rhys Nicholson is not cut out to be one of those cuddly showbiz gay men. ...

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ThreeWeeks (5/5 stars) 12 days ago

With his flash of red hair and sharp suit, Rhys Nicholson is certainly a distinctive character, while his caustic wit and talent for storytelling leave you hanging on his every word. I honestly think I could listen to him read out a shopping list and would find it entertaining. The...

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