By Kieran James
This autumn The Point presents some of the UK’s best touring comedians including satirical comedy and traditional stand-up.
Opening the season of comedy is critic’s favourite The Noise Next Door with Uproar!
Causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour – an anarchic
evening of side-splitting jokes, jaw-dropping characters, and
mind-blowing songs – audiences are invited to witness this astonishing
comedy sensation live at The Point on Saturday 14th October. The evening
will also include a practical improvised comedy workshop with the
company before the show.
Following a sell-out show at The Berry Theatre in 2016, comedian and actor of stage and screen Omid Djalili returns with Schmuck For A Night at
The Point on Saturday 2nd December. Intelligent, sometimes provocative
and always entertaining, Omid’s stand-up is a captivating comedy
Mark Thomas returns
On Tuesday 7th November audience favourite Mark Thomas returns to The Point with A Show That Gambles On The Future.
Following a triumphant Edinburgh Fringe run in August, Mark sets out to
discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and
examining his own predictions and those of his audience before gambling
on their outcome.
Before a nationwide tour in 2018, Jason Manford presents an intimate
stand-up show on Friday 3rd November. Now sold-out, audience members can
join a waiting list to see the comedy legend before he embarks on his
wider tour in the new year.
All comedy performances at The Point are preceded by a pre-show curry, served by the venue’s Café Bar.
Alongside the venue’s programme of stand-up, The Comedy Lab presents a
monthly Open Mic Night. Anything Funny encourages budding comedians to
come and share their original work in a relaxed and supportive setting.
The Point’s sister venue welcomes celebrated author Kathy Lette to
The Berry Theatre on Thursday 30th November. Taking her audience on a
psychological strip tease with tales of marriage, men, love and lust –
and much more – Kathy’s fun-filled Girls’ Night Out is not to be missed.
Kieran James / Eastleigh News