Suzi Ruffell: Dance Like Everyone's Watching

Comedy (stand-up)

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Suzi has made a name for herself turning tragedy and anxiety into big laughs. This year, she is happy. This show answers the question: are all stand-ups at their best when they are miserable? Fingers crossed no. The last 12 months have been massive for Ruffell, a smash-hit UK tour, heaps of television appearances including Live At The Apollo and she's learnt how to make the perfect lemon cake. Come and see what all the fuss is about! 'Electrifying stand-up' (Evening Standard). 'A natural stand-up' (List).

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  • Accessible entry: Queue in courtyard on far right. Entrance via gentle ramp.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

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John Dewhurst 121 days ago

This was a great hour from Suzi who was her usual animated self.
Great routine about LGBT being taught in school.
Brilliant joke about going on honeymoon and getting "stoned". My joke of the Fringe.
Go and see if you agree.

Ian Sorensen 133 days ago

High octane performance, pacing the stage and firing out stories about her mum, opinions about life and making sure the audience is having a good time. Really good jokes delivered with charm and a little vulnerability. One of the best show I've seen so far.

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The Wee Review (5/5 stars) 116 days ago

Suzi Ruffell’s website describes her as ‘up-and-coming’. However, given that she has been a guest on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, and Roast Battle, this description may have to be altered. Moreover, given that Ruffell has a stand-up show the calibre of Dance Like Everyone’s Watching, on at...

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Voice Mag (5/5 stars) 118 days ago

The comedy was quick and intelligent, snappy and sharp. It was well paced meaning the hour watching flew by. The vibe of the audience was lively and engaging, it felt balanced and funny. There was just the right amount of debauchery and rude jokes mixed with finding the humour in societal commentary and life observations. There was a certain amount of physical comedy too which shows that Ruffell has multiple comic talents. Ruffell proclaims herself that she manages to be a popular performer but without a huge level of fame. It’s an achievement of managing to be hugely talented, experienced and proactive in comedy whilst avoiding the pressure of celebrity. It’s a down to earth, real show that will resonate with audiences.

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Edinburgh Festivals Magazine (4/5 stars) 121 days ago

If they handed out awards for the most inventive use of a mic stand, then Suzi Ruffell would be a clear winner. The Portsmouth comic's re-enactment of a recent trip to the local medical centre is uncomplicated...

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Broadway Baby (4/5 stars) 122 days ago

Good comedy doesn’t come out of a comedian being happy, right? Wrong! Suzi Ruffell proves her own point wrong when she begins her show, Dance Like Everyone’s Watching, by saying she has bad news: she’s happy. We see lots of self-deprecating comedy, so Ruffell is a breath of fresh air...

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Fest (4/5 stars) 123 days ago

Suzi Ruffell’s set is made from shades of pride and joy. It should be a disadvantage for her comedy that her life’s working out pretty well at the moment—engagement done, house bought, unnecessary but emotionally stabilising kitchen equipment sorted—but instead, her happiness is infectious. In her rattle-quick, whip-smart style, Ruffell...

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Chortle (3.5/5 stars) 124 days ago

Suzi Ruffell has a frank and disturbing admission: she's blissfully happy for the first time in her life – ensuring that her comedy career will now disappear down the toilet. And all it took was a simple lifestyle shift to blending fruit. ...

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The List (4/5 stars) 132 days ago

Happiness examined in a great show about acceptance...

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Broadway World (5/5 stars) 132 days ago

Everything has fallen into place in her life in terms of relationship and home life, and it's mostly a delight, except for the creeping thoughts and utterances of the dreaded soul-shattering hecklers. The conflict of the confident yet deeply sensitive comedian is what drives the hour forward as she intelligently...

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