Sam Haygarth: Climate Crisis

Comedy (stand-up, storytelling)

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Sam Haygarth was arrested recently. This is a show about being an activist. About melting ice caps and rising sea levels. About going to protests and not telling your parents. About the future. About the past. About why we must rebel. Previous praise: 'Hilarious' (ThreeWeeks). 'Genius' ( 'Stand back and admire' (List). Sam is a former member of the Cambridge Footlights and finalist of the Chortle Student Comedy Award. He wrote Extinction, a film starring Emma Thompson, and has appeared in films directed by Wes Anderson and Taika Waititi. Free admission. Debut hour. A true story.

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sophie 82 days ago

Absolute cracker of a show, above and beyond my expectations. I loved the performance and must give thanks to the performer, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Please go watch this show!!!

Martin Cernansky 86 days ago

Very moving and relevant, you need to see this show

Laurie McGilvray 86 days ago

This is a fantastic show. Sam talks about climate change from his heart. You will laugh, cry, and get motivated to go out and do something!

Angelina Smolynec 87 days ago

This show was absolutely amazing - first one that made me genuinely laugh and even get a bit teary at times. Really powerful stuff on why the climate crisis is the most important issue of our lifetime!! Nice to see it represented at Fringe. Sam is hilarious. Go see him!

Karin Petersson 88 days ago

This show takes the Climate issue to your heart. It is touching, personal and inspiring. It made me laugh and cry at the same time. One of the best shows I’ve ever seen, a must-see!

Abbie Tammara 96 days ago

Touching and inspirational. Shows like this are the reason I come to the Fringe - it moved me from laughter to tears and back again.

Jayne Forbes 97 days ago

Brilliant. Wondered how Sam would make this funny but he got us laughing, an amazing feat given the importance and severity of the topic. Highly recommend going to see him.

Lesley Milloy 97 days ago

If you see nothing else - see this: it is well delivered, funny and genuinely brought tears to my eyes. Having been to the festival for several years running, I can honestly say this is one of the best events I have ever attended. Alive!

Lucy Kerr 100 days ago

A touching, important and hilarious show. We laughed and we cried. Really recommend!

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The List (3/5 stars) 81 days ago

Polemical storytelling that struggles to find the comedic...

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 88 days ago

This is an astonishing first hand account of one young man’s involvement in Extinction Rebellion. ...

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The Skinny (4/5 stars) 89 days ago

Sam Haygarth starts off by letting everyone know that Climate Crisis isn’t a comedy show. He’s wrong, of course, because the show is consistently hilarious. At the same time, he’s not wrong – Climate Crisis is a poignant and often devastating hour about the single worst catastrophe we face today. It’s...

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