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Free stand-up comedy club at Half & Half Lounge Bar

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Iain Lee headlines the comedy line-up at Spread Eagle

The latest season of shows at the Spread Eagle Theatre begins next week, with more comedy nights planned for the coming months, including appearances by headline acts Iain Lee, Rosie Wilby and Patrick Monahan. There is still a thread of … Continue reading

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Eagle Improv with a touch of tinsel, Spread Eagle, Dec 17

This most spiffing comedy improv outfit presents a monthly mash-up of off-the-cuff games, daring tomfoolery and feats of extraordinary imagination at The Spread Eagle Pub and Theatre. Last Christmas I gave you my heart. This year I give you a … Continue reading

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Win tickets for the opening show of Spread Eagle’s new season

Inside Croydon, together with the Spread Eagle Theatre on Croydon High Street, are delighted to present another terrific offer for our loyal reader. To mark the start of the theatre’s autumn season of productions, which open next Tuesday with Tell … Continue reading

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Kevin Day, WG Grace and Sherlock Holmes headline SNAF

Kevin Day, comedy writer, stand-up and Palace fan, will get the two-week-long South Norwood Arts Festival under way in earnest next Monday, July 7. Day, who has written for the likes of Dave Allen and Jo Brand and been a … Continue reading

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Not a dry seat in the house after five hours of Ken Dodd

The Ashcroft Theatre staged one of the great performers of the last 50 years last week. It was just that he seemed to include a half-century’s material in his act, as our veteran showbiz correspondent BELLA BARTOCK reports What do … Continue reading

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Upper Norwood Triangle’s festival going Overground in June

The Crystal Palace Overground Festival is set to return this summer, for its eighth year. The free four-day event will run from June 26 to 29 at venues across Crystal Palace and the Upper Norwood Triangle. More than 6,000 attendees … Continue reading

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Steel’s fond of his dirty old town. At least it’s not Swanley

BELLA BARTOCK, our arts correspondent, has been out on the town again, and found herself rolling in the aisles at the Ashcroft Theatre. But she picked herself up and dusted herself off just in time for comedian Mark Steel to … Continue reading

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Watch out Gary Barlow MP: Mark Steel’s In Town in Croydon

When Mark Steel resigned from the Socialist Workers’ Party, he was declaimed for having a “kind of grandiose ignorance”, surely the only time that a Crystal Palace-supporting stand-up comedian has been accused of ignorance… Next month, Steel is In Town … Continue reading

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