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The Belly

The Belly

Address:
The Belly
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX

Directions:

(5 mins) Take Concert Hall Approach toward the Thames, and turn left at Belvedere Road. Take the first road on your right, and you will see the purple Udderbelly tent.

Please note: the location shown on the map is an approximate location of the theatre. In the majority of cases the theatre will be marked on the map so please make sure you locate the exact location yourself. If the theatre is not shown on the map please make sure you locate the correct road name and take account of the directions.

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My Leonard Cohen

My Leonard Cohen

D’Arrietta & band celebrate the late, legendary Leonard Cohen, offering arresting & imaginative arrangements of his most iconic music and poetry, punctuated by stories of his life and motivations behind the songs.
An EdFringe hit of 2016 and 2017, My Leonard Cohen sold-out at the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe Festival.

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Police Cops in Space

Police Cops in Space

Multi-award-winning company, Police Cops, fresh from a sell-out run at Edinburgh Fringe and winners of ‘Amused Moose Outstanding Show Award 2018’, bring you a comedy blockbuster; an 80’s low-fi sci-fi set in the most dangerous place on Earth… Space!

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Comedy Club 4 Kids

Comedy Club 4 Kids

Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to do their thing for an audience of children (aged 6+) and their families… but without the rude bits! A decade later, the company has expanded from one London residency to being countrywide, running shows and workshops all over the UK from Peebles to Portsmouth, even producing a book on how to write and perform stand-up.

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Abandoman - BassDrop

Abandoman - BassDrop

Ireland’s finest hip hop musical comedian is back in the Udderbelly for four nights only!
Using his trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Abandoman (aka Rob Broderick) will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales.

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A Simple Space - The Belly

A Simple Space - The Belly

Seven acrobats push their physical limits without reserve; this performance is simultaneously raw, frantic and delicate. Supported by driving live percussion and presented so intimately that you can feel the heat, hear every breath, and be immersed in every moment.

A Simple Space evokes real responses in audiences, something visceral rather than cerebral.

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The Amazing Bubble Man

The Amazing Bubble Man

Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles. An Edinburgh Fringe favorite, he has sold out there for the last eleven years. Louis explores the breathtaking dynamics of bubbles, combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep everyone mesmerized. From square bubbles to rocket bubbles, tornado bubbles to flying saucer bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement from all ages.

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Trash Test Dummies

Trash Test Dummies

Winners of the best Children’s presentation at the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2016 and 2015, and runners up for children’s choice ward 2016 the Trash Test Dummies are as full of laughs as their bins are full of surprises. “Delightfully intelligent, highly entertaining". Returning from a sell out Season at the Edinburgh Fringe with rave reviews, this award winning, sidesplitting slapstick comedy routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, and delivers a dump-truck full of hilarity! “Circus and acrobatic show perfect for families. Nominees of the 2015 Perth Fringe World Circus Award, and winners of the Gas works Circus Showdown 2014, the Trash Test Dummies is a family friendly, circus comedy show like no other. “Dungeree’d Dummies from down under create an adventure playground out of dustbins. Leigh Rhodes, Thomas McDonald and Amy Nightingale-Olsen are highly skilled circus performers that can trash talk with the best of them. These dexterous dummies take the audience on a journey into their playful imagination, where they invite them to take a fresh look at the humble household wheelie bin."Three men took to the stage with their wheelie bins, what happened next blew our minds.

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Jason Byrne - Wrecked But Ready

Jason Byrne - Wrecked But Ready

Jason Byrne returns with his brand-new show, Wrecked But Ready. After 23 consecutive years, Jason is wrecked but he is as ever ready (which is a battery, but he’s more Duracell than Eveready). In particular, the past year has been extremely testing for the wrecked Jason, but despite all this, he’s waiting to spill it out on stage.
No one show is the same, expect all the usual spontaneous fun, come along and witness ‘the outright King of live comedy” (Times).

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Magical Bones Unboxed

Magical Bones Unboxed

As seen on ITV1’s This Morning, BBC1’s Bafta Awards 2018, SKY’s Around the World in 80 Tricks and star of the west-end hit magic show Impossible- Break-dancin’ magician Magical Bones returns to the Underbelly South Bank, to unbox a brand-new set of explosive street magic. Bones’ originality stands alone, so look forward to back-flip card tricks, back spinning whilst solving a rubik’s cube, as well as intricate sleight of hand effortlessly combined with jaw-dropping break-dance moves. Come and experience an awe-inspiring journey that includes lots of laughter & smiles, with tons of genuine ‘OMG!’ moments along the way!

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Best of the British Podcast Awards

Best of the British Podcast Awards

The nominees and winners of the British Podcast Awards are always a who's who of UK podcast talent. Griefcast, The Allusionist, Kermode & Mayo, Beef and Dairy Network, The Tip Off, Adam Buxton, Hip Hop Saved My Life, Fight Disciples - they've all gone home with trophies to celebrate their podcast greatness.

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Monstersaurus

Monstersaurus

One day Monty found a book 'Inventions Very Rare' Create yourself a monster friend BUT ONLY IF YOU DARE!

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpantsis monster-ously good! Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters, but he has a problem -now he has made them all, what is he going to do with them?!

This energetic show full of thrills, spills, magic and mayhem will delight thewhole family – with original music and plenty of audience participation!

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Sh!t Faced Showtime - Guys n Dolls

Sh!t Faced Showtime - Guys n Dolls

From the professional piss-heads behind the hit show Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare comes the all singing, all dancing, all drinking, younger sister, Sh!t-Faced Showtime.

We’re back this Summer with our own New York tale of Guy meets Doll; A hilarious cocktail of gangsters, gamblers and missionaries, all mixed up with one special ingredient; A cast member who’s genuinely sozzled. We’ll be nicely passing out the whisky for four hours to one lucky actor before curtain-up. What could possibly go right?

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London Comedy Allstars

London Comedy Allstars

Join us every Saturday night for a huge line up of the best comedy talent on offer. London Comedy Allstars is your one-stop shop for the biggest laughs, the best location and your new favourite night out. Southbank will be non-stop LOLs.

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The Showstoppers Kids Show

The Showstoppers Kids Show

Here at The Showstoppers’ Kids Show we take your ideas and turn them into marvellous, musical interactive adventures.
You decide where the story is set, who we meet and where we go. Harry Potter on the moon? Done! Peppa Pig and the Gruffalo meet dinosaurs inside a dolls house? No worries!
VERY IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR GROWN UPS!: Children (and ONLY children!) are in charge in – no cheating please! Kids get to decide who our heroes are and what happens next in every story. All they need to do is shout out their ideas and The Showstoppers will bring them to life, right there on the spot. They can even join in!
If your children could create their very own dream musical show, where would they start? A magical castle under the sea? A spooky graveyard? And who would the characters be? A super hero? A crocodile? A fairy? From their imaginations straight onto the stage – we’ll bring their ideas to life.

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Transit

Transit

Transit is about the life of a troupe; the ups and downs of touring, about friendship and the fun of being together and sharing experiences. Transit is also about how life is changing and evolving, and how one of these days, the circus will be nothing more than a series of experiences that will have shaped us, and memories that will remain with us forever. So for tonight, we are behaving as if it’s our last show together. A new dynamism is released, the zest of the moment. Tonight we are sharing this energy with you. When there is no tomorrow, we are no longer afraid; there’s no more uncertainties and misgivings! In a show, everything is possible! So we dare to dream; we plunge head first into the present, trusting everything to chance, everything, every single thing!

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Sons of Pitches

Sons of Pitches

The Sons of Pitches are a multi-award winning British vocal group combining soaring solos, impeccable harmonies and sensational beatboxing to stunning effect. In 2015, they became the first winners of BBC2’s The Naked Choir hosted by Gareth Malone. With over two million YouTube hits and a growing international reputation, The Sons, have “given a cappella a kick up the backside”. Since their formation in 2010, the group, which is made up of Joe Novelli, Joe Hinds, Joe Belham, Josh Mallett and Midé Naike have captivated audiences with highly creative vocal gymnastics and a programme of inventive pop covers, original numbers and entertaining improvised songs. The group have performed at both public and private engagements with previous clients including Microsoft, Nokia and the NFL, and headline performances at the NEC Birmingham, Vale Fest and the Hong Kong International A Cappella Festival, together with a sell-out debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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Phil Wang

Phil Wang

Phil Wang is one of the UK’s most exciting stand-up comedians and has appeared on shows including Live at the Apollo (BBC2), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), Would I Lie to You? (BBC1), Jack Dee’s Inauguration Helpdesk (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown (C4) and Drunk History (Comedy Central). He has also written and starred in two series of Daphne Sounds Expensive for Radio 4 with his Foster’s Newcomer Award nominated sketch trio, Daphne. Phil will appear as part of Netflix’s upcoming series of fifteen-minute stand-up comedy specials later this year. An internationally-acclaimed live act, Phil has performed four solo stand-up shows as well as international performances at festivals including Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. His latest critically-acclaimed live show, Kinabalu, sold out at the Edinburgh Festival in 2017 and his subsequent national tour was extended through 2018. ‘Hugely entertaining…a unique and properly funny stand-up comic.’

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How Does This Politics Thing Work?

How Does This Politics Thing Work?

Politics is boring. Politics is complicated. Politics is for adults.
Rubbish! Politics is actually super important and can be made really fun, if you know how. Luckily Tatton Spiller (Simple Politics) and Tiernan Douieb (Comedy Club 4 Kids, CBBC's The Slammer) know exactly how and will show you over 60 minutes just how to make sense of it all.
You might not be able to vote. Not yet. You do have opinions, though. You know the world you want to see. You know what’s right and what’s wrong. Also, you want to have a fun. Comedy Club 4 Kids specialise in making children laugh & Simple Politics specialise in making them understand how politics works in a clear, informative and fun way. So we’ve teamed up for a show that keep you entertained, engaged and informed so you can also shout at the telly along with your parents during Question Time!

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