Trouble With Comedy

  • Variety
  • 10:30pm (1 hour)
  • 2-11 & 13-26 Aug 2013
  • City Cafe
  • Free
Trouble With Comedy. Ian Cognito. Copyright: BBC.

Show details

Variety starring Ian Cognito that was performed at City Cafe at 10:30pm for 1 hour, on the following days in August 2013.

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Venue details

85: City Cafe

Alternative performances

'The stage is just a metaphor for life' (Ian Cognito). 'The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, but already it was impossible to say which was which' (George Orwell, Animal Farm). It's all gone wrong in the comedy business. Elsewhere people are tortured and killed for expressing opinions, while here a comedy elite rule the airwaves and arenas, yet say nothing unless the pay is good or it feathers their nests. Ian Cognito: 'A rough house comic moralist of rare distinction' (Independent). 'Puts most other comedians in the shade' (Evening Standard).

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