Richard Stott: Right Hand Man

Comedy (storytelling)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
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  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

A debut show from a comedian who was born with Poland Syndrome making him lopsided with a misshapen hand. Following life-changing surgery, he has toes for fingers on his left hand and in this unflinchingly honest show, he examines body image, mental health and being disabled in an image-obsessed world. An hour of anarchic storytelling and acidic punchlines exploring how he has learnt to roll with the hand life dealt him and draw humour from what we are told is humourless. 'Heart-wrenchingly moving and unquestionably funny... I defy anyone not to be enthralled' (Evening Standard).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: The building is accessed by 8 steps or an external wheelchair lift, once inside there is level access to this space.
  • Wheelchair access type: Level Access, Lift (Building Lift)

  • 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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David Quirk 65 days ago

Richard tells his story with great flair and immense humour.
Challenging perceptions of body image and mental health Richard brings positive energy to his show and I departed much richer for the experience.
A excellent,laugh out loud show, intelligently and thoughtfully written.

Runksy 78 days ago

This guy has great delivery and timing... and I LOVED the theme of the show. Very real.
Just go. He’s great.


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The List (3/5 stars) 53 days ago

Solid debut from a slick comic about a rare condition...

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ThreeWeeks (4/5 stars) 60 days ago

It can’t be fun going through life with a smaller left hand and no pectoral muscle, but Richard Stott is adept at mining his experiences for their comedic value. Reminiscent of Jonathan Pie in his tone, Stott explores living with Poland Syndrome with a wry sense of humour and, it...

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 60 days ago

We need to talk to each other. That’s the central message behind Richard Stott’s debut hour. The meat and bones of Right Hand Man consists of stories about Stott growing up with Poland syndrome – a birth defect that affected the development of Stott’s left hand and pectoral muscle. The opening...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 71 days ago

Apparently, Richard Stott got into comedy “for all the wrong reasons”; at least, that’s what the aforementioned Richard Stott says. To the great relief of everyone in the room, however, it’s clear he’s NOT in the wrong career. While Stott may open his hour with some light, fairly predictable banter...

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 79 days ago

Richard Stott jokes that as the only comedian on the Fringe who has had two of his toes grafted on to his hand to replace his fingers, at least some of his material has to be original. ...

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