Kiri Pritchard-McLean (Work In Progress) & Tarot (Work In Progress)
A devilishly brill double bill: Kiri Pritchard-McLean works up her new show about identity, belonging, and sex education.
And the cheeky kids at Tarot are working up their new show about morality and the perils of doing sketch in your 30s.
Welsh Comedian Kiri Pritchard-Mclean is a multi award-winning stand up comedian, writer and satirist. Recent television appearances include Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Russell Howard Hour (which she writes on), and she’s a frequent contributor on Frankie Boyle’s New World Order.
During lockdown Kiri hosted ‘Live from the Covid Arms’, which has emerged top of the online comedy gigs during this period and was sighted as a cultural highlight of 2020 by The Telegraph. It has been recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s largest online pub; it had 6,215 visitors to it’s online quiz. The Covid Arms has also raised over £140, 000 for food banks and The Trussell Trust.
A regular on BBC radio, Kiri is the current host of Newsjack and has appeared many times on The Now Show and the News Quiz. She hosts a weekly show on BBC Radio Wales. Kiri is also a writing / directing member of Foster’s Comedy Award nominated sketch group Gein’s Family Giftshop and retains those roles in the group’s latest reincarnation ‘TAROT’, who are currently working on a Radio 4 Series.
Kiri is also well known as co-creator and co-host of both the ‘All Killa No Filla’ podcast, co-hosted with Rachel Fairburn. The podcast’s live adaptation sold out The Leicester Square Theatre in minutes and toured the United States.
“Passionate, smart and yes, bloody funny” – The Scotsman
“an increasingly impressive comic, making powerhouse standup from the thorniest of subjects” – The Guardian
“Best described as ‘darkness wrapped in glitter’ as she delivers some brutal jokes with a disarming smile” – Chortle
Chortle’s Top Comedy Show of 2019
The twisted minds of Gein’s Family Giftshop (‘Brilliant’ (Reece Shearsmith)) and sweaty bodies of Goose (‘Brilliant’ (Guardian)) combine to bring you something new from Tarot.
The group that brought you a live tarot reading are at it again and this time, there’s a moral to their stories. Tarot are back and this time they’ve got some some cautionary tales for you, fast moving, interactive sketch that is here to teach you a lesson.
Directed by Kiri Pritchard-McLean.
“One of the balls-out funniest show of the Fringe” – ★★★★½ – Chortle
“Bark out loud funny… the whole show is startlingly live” – ★★★★ – The Guardian
“Deliciously dark and straight from the cobbled streets of Royston Vasey” – ★★★★ – The Skinny
Tickets for this show are £10 per person, and should be booked in the group size that you wish to sit in. Tickets can be bought from the link below, See Tickets, TicketMaster, Skiddle, WeGotTickets, or contact the venue directly.
Kiri Pritchard-McLean & Tarot (Work in Progress) – Darlington – October 6th 2021
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