Sam Lake: Aspiring DILF

Comedy (stand-up, lgbtq+)

  • Monkey Barrel Comedy - Monkey Barrel 2
  • 12:05
  • Aug 27
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Sam Lake
  • Warnings and additional info: Buy a ticket in advance to guarantee entry. If no ticket allocation is remaining, limited Pay What You Want tickets may be available at the venue on the day of the performance on a first come first served basis. There is no guarantee of PWYW tickets.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies are not allowed in the venue
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


After his 'gut bustingly funny' ( debut show last year, Sam Lake is back and he is Daddy. Well… he’s trying to be. Get ready for a brand-new show all about Sam’s journey to becoming the world’s youngest DILF, whilst talking about Furbies, twink death and the transformative wonder of Butlins. As well as starring in All 4’s The Joy of Missing Out and Dave’s The Comedy Guide to Life, Sam has written for Mock The Week, Breaking The News and Newsjack and is the winner of Leicester Square Theatre’s New Comedian of the Year.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: To access Monkey Barrel 2 and its bar area there are 14 stairs down with a banister.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • 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.

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Chlo 30 days ago

Almost didn’t come to this, but I’m so glad I did! Absolutely hilarious 10/10 would definitely recommend to anyone and would love to see more from Sam!!!!!

Leyton Jay 32 days ago

This was an hour of hilarious, accessible, engaging stories about his life and sexual adventures, free of any cliches. Great comedic storytelling with natural and positive audience interactions. I don't understand why I had not heard of Sam Lake before now. I gave this four stars (****). I can't wait to see him again.

Alastair McInnes 36 days ago

Why have I never seen this guy before? An hour of first-class comedy, confidently delivered. Well worth the price of admission...

Ian Bowden 37 days ago

A confident but not dominating stage presence leads you through an hour of laughter, with a bit of inspiration to send you on your way.

W H 39 days ago

A brilliant storyteller and a charming tale. Laughing from beginning to end.

Ali Hill 40 days ago

Smart, hilarious, witty take on a very relatable quest for Daddyhood. A MUST SEE show, Sam will leave you laughing out the door as he imparts you with serious BDE for the rest of the day. This DILF is going places *****

Clare 40 days ago

Second time seeing Sam and just as funny and fabulous as the first time! BDE x

Josh C 40 days ago

Sam had me curled over laughing at his original observations. His confidence and showmanship made you comfortable and relaxed from the first minute. A star in the making on the LGBT+ scene.

Worried by the flyer about the crudeness of the show not being to my taste but there was no need. Although certainly not a PG show Sam was never crass, using innuendo and smut like a delicate surgeon.

This maybe the last chance to see Sam in an intimate space, he's going places.

___ 40 days ago

From a late show to a handful of people last year, to a packed room at noon this year, Sam Lake is already a star in the making. Full of heart and effortlessly charming while being darkly funny and astute. As long as he keeps performing, we'll keep coming back!

Anna Condliffe 40 days ago

We came to see Sam last year when he performed to about 6 of us and we loved it so much we came back this year, so glad we did! Really really laugh out loud funny and very cleverly put together hour. Highly recommend !

Ash 41 days ago

Very funny !
Topical, relevant and witty
Best standup routine we saw - well done Sam :)

Paul Lawrence 43 days ago

Genuinely funny guy with a great patter. Definitely worth spending an hour with for some BDE.

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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 33 days ago

Lake has perfected the delivery of unexpected and seamless punchlines

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RGM (4/5 stars) 38 days ago

If you see Sam Lake on the ticket you know you are in a pair of safe hands to start your day.

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The Recs (4/5 stars) 42 days ago

Buckets of charisma and likeability. Aspiring DILF is very funny indeed.

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