Venue 170: The Counting House

Shows at this venue in 2015

Quivertip. Toby Adams.

Quivertip

  • Multimedia
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

Fishing for chub on the Thames in winter. Experienced angler? Never been, but interested? Close by and nothing to do...   Full listing

Newcastle Brown Male. Rahul Kohli. Copyright: BBC.

Newcastle Brown Male

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 10, 13-14, 17 & 29 Aug 2015

One Geordie specialising in current affairs. A cutting edge insight into free speech? Do we have free speech? Do we...   Full listing

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Courses. Copyright: CPL Productions.

About Comedy: Stand-Up Comedy Courses

  • Stand-up / workshop
  • Free
  • 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25 & 29 Aug 2015

Learn the skill and art of stand-up comedy performance on this two-day intensive comedy training course. Our tutors are professional...   Full listing

Spring Day: Kept in Stitches - Free. Spring Day.

Spring Day: Kept in Stitches - Free

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

Cynical Sunshine. 'A definite must-see!' **** (ThreeWeeks). 'Wicked punchlines have audiences falling over themselves with laughter, thinking, "I can't believe...   Full listing

Underwhelmed. Twayna Mayne.

Underwhelmed

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-15, 17-22 & 24-30 Aug 2015

UTC Artist Management presents... Twayna Mayne: Underwhelmed. A former child wrestler, breakdancer and owner of 94 pairs of trainers. Twayna...   Full listing

Sy Thomas: Jumper. Sy Thomas.

Sy Thomas: Jumper

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

This is it, Sy. Your first big solo show. Time to finally be brave for once in your life. Go...   Full listing

Have a Word. Abbie Murphy.

Have a Word

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 7-18 & 20-30 Aug 2015

One-woman comedy character show, written and performed by Abbie Murphy. The Girl on Fire from Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014 is...   Full listing

David von Jones: Ethically Adventurous. David Von Jones. Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions / Cave Bear Productions.

David von Jones: Ethically Adventurous

  • Storytelling
  • Free
  • 6-7, 10, 13-14, 17, 20-21, 24 & 27-28 Aug 2015

An adventure through a moral maze. Challenging perspectives on Amazonic deforestation, sociopaths and fish, whilst exploring the application of Disney...   Full listing

Late with Lance!. Peter Michael Marino.

Late with Lance!

  • Cabaret
  • Free
  • 6-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

From the creator of Desperately Seeking the Exit comes the delusionally optimistic cruise ship entertainer Lance! He's hosting a musically...   Full listing

Puppet Fiction.

Puppet Fiction

  • Play
  • Free
  • 6-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

Everybody be cool! This is a mother f*cking puppet show! The ultimate Tarantino homage, this is Pulp Fiction with strings...   Full listing

Robin Morgan: Guten Morgan. Robin Morgan.

Robin Morgan: Guten Morgan

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-18 & 20-30 Aug 2015

Laughing Horse New Act of the Year finalist 2015 and Star of BBC Radio's The Greatest Welshman You've Never Heard...   Full listing

Suzy Bennett - Gumption!. Suzy Bennett.

Suzy Bennett - Gumption!

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 7-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

Suzy loves the escapism of the movies, but has realised she was playing the part of best friend in her...   Full listing

Evelyn Mok: Idiot. Evelyn Mok. Copyright: BBC.

Evelyn Mok: Idiot

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

UTC Artist Management Presents... If your child-self met you now, would they be proud of your accomplishments? Comedian Evelyn Mok...   Full listing

Shit of the Fringe.

Shit of the Fringe

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 7-30 Aug 2015

Tired of all of the Pick of the Fringe shows? Worn-out by Fringe hyperbole? This afternoon showcase has all the...   Full listing

Milo McCabe: Genesisocide. Milo McCabe.

Milo McCabe: Genesisocide

  • Sketch show
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

Ever wondered about a parallel universe where Phil Collins was murdered as a schoolboy by a time-travelling, cuckolded, angry Greek?...   Full listing

Ahir Shah: Distant. Ahir Shah. Copyright: BBC.

Ahir Shah: Distant

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

Thoughtful wastrel Ahir Shah does another funny and good stand-up comedy show. It's about cigarettes, vegetarianism, extremism, disengagement, depression, environmentalism,...   Full listing

Honest to Godley!. Janey Godley.

Honest to Godley!

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

Free at last! 'She is a f*cking great comedian' (Billy Connolly). Razor-sharp, award-winning Scottish comedian/blogger/podcaster Janey with things most people...   Full listing

Superhero Secret Origins. Andrew Roper.

Superhero Secret Origins

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 7-9, 11-16, 18-23 & 25-30 Aug 2015

Did you like The Avengers movie? Well, this show is just like The Avengers (except with more jokes, and no...   Full listing

Cocaine and Potatoes.

Cocaine and Potatoes

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 22-30 Aug 2015

A Colombian/Irish/Englishman takes on identity, the world and why you have to try a Japanese toilet. An upbringing on a...   Full listing

Adult. Conor Drum. Copyright: STV Productions / GroupM Entertainment.

Adult

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-30 Aug 2015

How do you become an adult, in a world that doesn't seem to let you grow up? A regular on...   Full listing

WeddingBingo - Free.

WeddingBingo - Free

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 16-23 Aug 2015

You are cordially invited to a show that celebrates two of the best things in life: weddings and bingo. An...   Full listing

Instant Sharma. Mickey Sharma.

Instant Sharma

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-18, 20-25 & 27-30 Aug 2015

Karma hasn't caught up with Mickey yet... He has a great life despite messing things up on regular basis. He...   Full listing

The Barry Delusion.

The Barry Delusion

  • Stand-up / storytelling
  • Free
  • 7-10, 13-17, 20-24 & 27-30 Aug 2015

The new show from Barry Ferns: Spirit of the Fringe (2014, Edinburgh Festival Fringe) and Malcolm Hardee Award winner. ****...   Full listing

Joke Thieves.

Joke Thieves

  • Stand-up
  • Free
  • 6-27 & 29-30 Aug 2015

It's comedy set swapping live! The show where comedians perform their own jokes, then each other's. Best comedy club show...   Full listing

PUSSY.

PUSSY

  • Play
  • Free
  • 6-19 Aug 2015

PUSSY. Five girls, one stage - It's not about cats.   Full listing

This is Business.

This is Business

  • Variety
  • Free
  • 7-16 & 18-30 Aug 2015

Business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business business...   Full listing

Madame Señorita: ¿Eres Tú?. Paula Valluerca.

Madame Señorita: ¿Eres Tú?

  • Variety
  • Free
  • 6-16, 18-27 & 29-30 Aug 2015

Madame Señorita is fifty minutes of unadulterated pleasure where the audience is seduced by her totally idiosyncratic charm and playful...   Full listing

Mixology.

Mixology

  • Improv
  • Free
  • 11-20 Aug 2015

Like any good cocktail, this is an improv group that has layers. We like Pina Coladas and getting drunk in...   Full listing