Samantha Hannah: How to Find Happiness (in a Year)

Comedy (stand-up, solo show)

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In 2018 Samantha, 'one of the funniest ladies on the planet' (, tried to find a husband in a year. It didn't work but she got a ridiculous story out of it (as did The Times, BBC News and of course Perth Courier). It's 2019 now and the hunt is for happiness instead. But what is happiness? And is it really that great?! Come to find out what happened next with the almost hubby... stay for the secrets behind complete and utter fulfillment.

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Manda 83 days ago

Samantha was brilliant; I loved her honest, life-affirming comedy and the general warmth she brought to the stage. Considering this was a free show it was one of the best we saw. Would highly recommend.

Peishan 85 days ago

Samantha wove a funny, heartwarming tale about finding love, living in foreign lands, and dealing with loss. But it's not a downer, as Samantha keeps saying, it's a positive, uplifting show which reminds us to appreciate life and love all the very more. Hilarious, but also good for your soul.

Oscar Myint 87 days ago

This show was truly excellent. I smiled, I laughed and even cried. Pure joy. Even thinking about the show, bring a smile to my face. Samantha Hannah, is incredibly talented.

Vanessa 87 days ago

Brilliant and funny. Must go and see it!!!

Hannah D. 90 days ago

What a lovely show. I had a good time, enjoyed the honesty and jokes. Sammy is great. Go see her!!

Tom Walshe 91 days ago

Best show I saw at the fringe in 2019. Sammy’s show is personal, relatable and above all, hilarious!

Alan Coyne (@DoyleELF) 95 days ago

Samantha Hannah found happiness in a year (give or take), and now she's spreading the joy. She knows how to get a crowd in a good mood and keep them there, so come see her show if you'd like to raise your happiness baseline a notch or two!

Judith Blair 98 days ago

Happened on Sams show by accident on Sunday morning as we couldn't get into another venue we'd planned nearby - and very glad we did. Funny, engaging, intelligent comedy from a lovely lady. As someone who used to own a recruitment company, I'm sure she's brilliant at the day job, but wasted when she can entertain like this. Go and see her if you can!

Andy Stewart 100 days ago

Samantha was welcoming, friendly and hilarious! Definetly up there with the best acts we have seen at the fringe this year with stories everyone can relate to regarding love, coming of age and unfortunate incidents at train stations (well maybe not that one!). A must see!

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Fringebiscuit (4/5 stars) 83 days ago

A talented raconteur & a genuine message make for a brilliantly warm, funny hour. What #Edfringe is all about.

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 84 days ago

Samantha Hannah’s self-explanatory hour contains mostly mild comedy, lit by beacons of sudden, honest, edgy, dark, rude or revealing material. These moments display a more intense attitude and voice, with real promise. ...

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