Thursday 17 December 20:00 (Door open 19:30)
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! Each night our resident team captains are joined by the most exciting acts the festival has to offer. We’re mashing up the two art forms in an epic battle of spoken word. Who wins? You decide… London’s Evening Standard and Metro Comedy Pick!
PRESS FROM EDINBURGH:
★★★★★ The Public Reviews
★★★★ Three Weeks Magazine
★★★★ Ed Fest Mag
Highly Recommended Show – Fringe Review
‘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
‘It was witty, fast paced, and most importantly funny.’
‘This is a great show, showcasing some real talent.’
‘The result – well, it was decided by audience participation. But it didn’t really matter – the audience were the winners.’
–The Public Reviews