Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk

Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk. Jon Seagrave.

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Storytelling starring Jon Seagrave performed on the following days in August 2015...

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Coffee house layabout, armchair revolutionary and poet Jonny Fluffypunk has become a dad. Who is he to shape a young life? An off the wall and poignant lo-fi stand-up spoken word theatre show about big dreams and little victories, about fatherhood and finding the hero within, however unpromising the exterior. Contains references to anarcho-syndicalism. 'Sublime ... well-crafted, tender and life-affirming. Highly recommended' (FringeReview.co.uk). 'Acute social observation, intricate humour, surreal fantasy, sharp irony and wit' (Independent). 'This man truly relishes language. Go see him!' (Tony Allen, the godfather of alternative comedy).

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'Sublime...well-crafted, tender and life- affirming. Highly recommended'- FringeReview

Bohemian layabout, armchair revolutionary and poet Jonny Fluffypunk has become a father. Who is he to shape a young life? Man Up, Jonny Fluffypunk!: Part lo-fi spoken word theatre, part stand-up, part publicly-funded cry for help. Man Up is a funny and poignant little show about big dreams and little victories, about fatherhood and insecurity, about finding the hero within, however unpromising the exterior. A defiant expedition to the heart of the struggle for self-belief, even, armed only with a cardboard suitcase. WARNING: Contains anarcho-syndicalism and amateur puppetry.

After debuting at the Brighton Fringe Festival in May 2014, the show has played in venues as diverse as a Gloucestershire shed, WOMAD Festival and Leicester Square Theatre. Currently scheduling a tour for late spring / early summer 2015. A tour, hopefully, of odd and unusual spaces, taking live art and laughter into garden sheds, living rooms, back rooms of cafes... that sort of thing. If you've got a shed, a living room, a cafe sporting a back room, or anything a few people can squeeze into, without being rained on, then let's talk. Hopefully there'll be funding. And cake.