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Camelot - The Panto!
📅 Thursday 17 - Saturday 26 January 2019
Frazer Theatre Off High St Knaresborough HG50EQ
The Knaresborough Players will once again be providing an extension to the festive period with their annual family pantomime which runs from Thursday 17th to Saturday 26th January 2019.

Come one come all to ‘Camelot – The Panto!’, a show which is sure to be fabulous fun for the whole family – as the legend of King Arthur is retold in this traditional Pantomime with a modern twist.

Camelot tells the story of the love between Princess Guinevere and the handsome Prince Arthur.

The romance appears doomed to failure when the Princess is kidnapped at the wedding by the evil gang of Morgan Le Fay, Valerin the Vicious (and his Mum) and knights Marlon and Garlon.

Can Nurse Connie Clatterbottom, her friend Laughalot, a dancing bear called Teddy and (of course) Merlin save the day and rescue the princess?

The show promises to be bursting with larger than life characters, spectacular musical numbers, family- friendly laughs and plenty of magic!

Tickets are £10 (£8 for over 60s and under 16s) and are available from our online box office at www.frazertheatre.co.uk or by calling 07835 927965 (credit/debit card payment required at time of booking). They will also be available in The Old Chemist Shop, Market Place, Knaresborough from early December.

Children under the age of 2 do not require a ticket but will be required to sit on the knee of a member of your party. If you require a seat for them, please purchase a concession ticket.

Performance Dates and times are:

Thursday 17th January 7pm
Friday 18th January 7pm
Saturday 19th January 2pm
Saturday 19th January 7pm
Sunday 20th January 2pm
Wednesday 23rd January 7pm
Thursday 24th January 7pm
Friday 25th January 7pm
Saturday 26th January 2pm
Saturday 26th January 7pm

Evening performances start at 7pm with doors opening at 6:30pm. Matinee performances start at 2pm with doors opening at 1:30pm.

Seating is unallocated and cannot be reserved in advance (with the exception of group bookings). Please arrive in good time to ensure your party can be seated together.

The performances will last approximately 2 hrs 30 minutes including an interval.

Group Booking Policy

Group bookings (10+ tickets) can be made by e-mailing groups@frazertheatre.co.uk. Please note that for all group bookings payment will be due by Thursday 10th January.
Frazer Theatre Comedy Club
📅 Friday 1 February 2019
Frazer Theatre Off High St Knaresborough HG50EQ
The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club continues our year-long “Five Years of Funny” event with an evening of top-level comedy. Four more acts at the top of their game join us for the best night out in town.

As always tickets are £10 in advance from the Old Chemist Shop, by calling 07835 927965 or from our online by box office at www.frazertheatre.co.uk. Any remaining tickets will be available on the door for £12.

Doors open at 7:30pm and the show starts at 8pm.

The full line-up includes*:

GEORGE EGG

George Egg has been a professional stand-up comedian for the last two decades. He has an extremely successful solo show with which he has toured in Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Austria, France, Hong Kong, New Zealand and even India as well as extensively in the United Kingdom both on the stage and on the television. More recently has been the support act for Lee Mack, Micky Flanagan and Jack Dee.

George has created a hugely successful niche for himself as the world’s only cooking based comedian, as he uses frequently ridiculous household items to create innovative and genuinely edible meals in front of amazed audiences. Endlessly inventive, George is a name we’ve been waiting for many years to bring to the Frazer and are delighted he’s finally here.

GIANTS

Giants are a sketch comedy double act, made up of Barney Fishwick and Will Hislop. Listed by The Metro as one of their ‘Top Three Sketch Shows’ of the Fringe and picked by The Guardian as one of their ‘Shows We Recommend’, Giants are funny, inventive, sometimes dark, and always stupid. After a sell-out debut Edinburgh Fringe show this year, Giants are truly ones to watch!

*Giants replace the previously advertised Maisie Adam, who has sadly had to pull out of her planned appearance due to filming commitments. We hope to arrange a return visit for Maisie later this year.

ROB THOMAS

Rob Thomas is a storytelling comedian with a razor-sharp wit and quirky physicality. The Guardian’s Bruce Dessau called him “strongest performer of the night” with a “superior physical presence” and The Yorkshire Times deemed him “a triumph!” with “tremendous physicality”. Rob has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and is as comfortable in a packed theatre as he is in a local pub. He won the UK Pun Championship in front of 1200 people in 2018 and was the London Evening Standard’s Critic’s Choice for his 2017 solo show. In short, he’s funny.

MASUD MILAS

A pirate… no really, an actual pirate in the 2015 remake of ‘Pan’ and looking as fly as a Blaxploitation cop, we don’t think Time Out will regret their decision to hand-pick Masud Milas as ‘One to watch’.

One of the most exciting acts to emerge on the UK comedy circuit. With his 70’s flair and kick ass jacket, Masud’s intelligent addictive humour has earned him a rapidly growing fan base. He’s supported Stephen K Amos on tour, hosted his own show on Soho Radio, performed at Latitude & Reading Festivals and stormed the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe festival with his debut solo show ‘Routes’.

*Line up subject to change
Lloyd Griffith

Lloyd Griffith - All Rounder
📅 Saturday 16 February 2019
Frazer Theatre Off High St Knaresborough HG50EQ
On Saturday 16th February 2019 The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club presents Lloyd Griffith.

After the success of his sold out 2017/18 UK tour, comedian, choirboy and host of Soccer AM, Lloyd Griffith is back on the road with his hilarious new stand-up show. Expect jokes, dubious impressions, jokes, a bit of choral singing, jokes, maybe a fact about a Cathedral, jokes and probably the story about about that time he had a toilet incident on the A46.
As seen on: Soccer AM (Sky One), Live At The Comedy Store (Comedy Central), Bounty Hunters (Sky), Drunk History (Comedy Central), The Premier League Show (BBC2). Online: Every Premier League Football Fan in 90 seconds, Jack Whitehall’s Training Days, Taxi To Training, BBC3 Quickies: The Tape Guy.

"Lloyd bounces off the audience and has everyone laughing along with him. This is an hour of uplifting stand-up that’ll have you smiling for days. A warm, relatable and hilarious show" – The Sunday Post

“Disarmingly good” – Dominic Maxwell, The Times

“Punchy gags and a jaw-dropping singing voice. Expect to hear more from Griffith” – Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard

“Lloyd Griffith has to be my favourite find from this show. It’s not often you get a comic and a choirboy rolled into one, and he’s seriously talented in both areas” – Leicester Mercury

Tickets are just £10 and are available from our online box office with no booking fee at www.frazertheatre.co.uk or by calling 07835 927965.

Doors open at 7:30pm, show starts at 8pm.
Brennan Reece - Evermore
📅 Friday 22 March 2019
Frazer Theatre Off High St Knaresborough HG50EQ
On Friday 22nd March the Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is delighted to welcome back star of Live At The Apollo (BBC) and Roast Battle (Comedy Central), Brennan Reece returns with his third UK tour – Evermore.

Brennan is a multi-award winning working class wordsmith (Edinburgh Best Newcomer Nominee and English Comedian of the Year Winner). A stand-up, a storyteller and self-confessed mummy’s boy. His boyish cheeks recently cropped up on Survival Of The Fittest (ITV), The Stand-up Sketch Show (ITV) Live at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central) and racking up over 6 million YouTube hits for his stint on Top Gear (BBC).

A true Northern voice, with family close to his heart. Your Mum is going to love him! Not like that!

***** (The Voice), ***** (Define Arts), ***** (Reviews Hub), ***** (Chortle), ***** (Uber)

“A powerfully entertaining, unstoppable force” (Chortle)
“A teenage Alan Bennett” (The Skinny)
“Beautiful, raucous and touching” (The Independent)

Tickets are £10 in advance from our online box office at frazertheatre.co.uk or calling 07835 927965 (booking fee applies) with any remaining tickets available on the door for £11.

Show starts at 8pm, doors open at 7.30pm.

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