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Darlington, July 14th 2019

14 July, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm Old English Gentleman, Darlington £5

Darlington Comedy Festival presents Scott Bennett & Ruth Cockburn

Show details:

Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett: We Are All Born Artists (Work in Progress)

After recently turning forty Scott is becoming more reflective. In life we make choices, what would happen if we took a different path? As a father he’s concerned about the legacy he’s leaving behind for his children. How are we in the position to teach the next generation anything when we are making such a mess of things ourselves?

Join Scott for a hilarious and punchy hour of stand up as he looks at the past, the present, and the future and tries to find a way through the madness.

Best show Nominee Leicester Comedy Festival 2019
Amused Moose Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee

“Fabulous turns of phrase and pungent expressions, superb character creations” – Chortle

“Great material, great delivery, a very funny man” – Rob Brydon

“Brilliantly funny, a joy to watch” – Chris Ramsey


Ruth Cockburn

Ruth Cockburn: Knees Bent, Bras off, Ra Ra Ra! (Work in Progress)

You are invited to my family party! Welcome.

Like all family parties there are weird traditions, songs, games and drama. It’s not a family party if Sam hasn’t started crying after three gins and Veronica’s started an argument in the kitchen. At the party you will hear family secrets, sing along to songs and learn new traditions.

The show is a comedy theatre show, using spoken word, poetry, songs and storytelling, to look at how we celebrate in this country.

In the absence of religious traditions what do we use in its place? How do we come together to rejoice? You will leave remembering how important it is to celebrate and find your tribe.

“Warm and Disarming… Highly recommended” – Buxton Fringe

“She’s a real talent” – ★★★★ – Broadway Baby

“Impossible not to be won over by this hosts charm” – ★★★★ – One 4 Review




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14 July, 2019
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hilarity Bites Comedy Club


Old English Gentleman, Darlington
The Old English Gentleman, 99 Bondgate
Darlington, DL3 7JY United Kingdom
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Accessibility and seating:
Seating is unreserved, usually cabaret style with tables. Performances take place on the first floor, and unfortunately there isn't a lift.