Stand-up comedy: poetry’s idiot relation, right? Performance poetry: comedy’s boring cousin, yes? Let’s find out.
Six phenomenal acts go head to head for your approval as poetry and comedy collide with unexpected and hilarious results! Our resident team captains are joined by the most exciting comedy and poetry acts from around the UK. We’re mashing up the two art forms in an epic battle of spoken word. Who wins? You decide…
★★★★★ The Public Reviews
★★★★ Three Weeks Magazine
★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Fringe Review – Highly Recommended Show
‘witty, fast paced, and most importantly funny.’ – Fringe Review
‘This is a great show, showcasing some real talent.’ – Three Weeks
‘The crowd were in stitches, their roars delivered a 1-0 victory for poetry over stand-up and my preconceptions were suitably challenged.’ – Mashable UK
‘The result – well, it was decided by audience participation. But it didn’t really matter – the audience were the winners.’
– The Reviews Hub
You can see Stand Up & Slam! AND Bawls Out Comedy later the same evening for a discounted price of £9/£8!