Award-winning comedian and creator of BBC Radio 4's It Is Rocket Science, Helen Keen returns to Edinburgh with her esoteric mix of stand-up comedy, science fiction and shadow puppetry in a new show that will transport you into the exciting, inventive and tin-foily world of The Future (by at least an hour). 'Quirky, offbeat and original ... clearly someone to watch' (Sunday Times). 'Startlingly fine entertainment ... crisp, sophisticated comedy' (Guardian). 'Embodies all the best things about intellectual comedy. Smart without being elitist, and with just the right amounts of sincerity and sarcasm' (Spoonfed.co.uk).
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Award-winning comedian and star of BBC Radio 4's hit space comedy It Is Rocket Science!, Helen Keen returns to Edinburgh with a tale of technology, heartbreak and sexxxy robots. A fusion of stand-up, science fiction and shadow puppetry will transport you into the exciting, inventive and
tinfoil-y world of The Future (by at least an hour!).
Helen Keen is a Yorkshire-born comedian and writer and winner of the first ever Channel 4 New Comedy Writing Award. Her debut solo show It Is Rocket Science! won the Buxton Festival Fringe Award for Best Comedy Performance and extensively toured the UK and Ireland before being snapped up by the BBC. BBC Radio 4 has so far launched two popular and critically acclaimed series of It Is Rocket Science with Helen, also starring Peter Serafinowicz (Look Around You, The Peter Serafinowicz Show) and produced by Gareth Edwards (That Mitchell & Webb Show, Spaced).
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