GEOFF NORCOTT and ELLIOTT STEEL
|Date||Thursday 13th July 2023|
|Doors Open||7:15 PM|
|Venue||The Court Theatre|
The Tringe continues with the brilliant Geoff Norcott and Elliot Steel previewing their new shows. Geoff Norcott is working up his fifth national tour show, following on the back of ‘Conswervative’, ‘Traditionalism’,‘Taking Liberties’ and ‘I Blame The Parents’. Joining Geoff is Elliot Steel - 'One to Watch', Elliot Steel (co-host of hit podcast Btec Philosophers) is a rising talent on the UK's comedy circuit.
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Geoff now has a string of top-level credits to his name including Have I Got News for You (BBC1), A League of Their Own (Sky One), The Last Leg (C4), Would I lie To You? (BBC1), Mock the Week (BBC2), Live at The Apollo (BBC2), Offended by Irvine Welsh (Sky Arts), The Mash Report (BBC2), 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4), The Duchess (Netflix) and Backstage with Katherine Ryan (Amazon).
He also fronted his own documentary, How The Middle Classes Ruined Britain (BBC2) and has released three Radio 4 specials to date, one of which won 'Best Comedy' at BBC Radio & Music Awards.
Geoff continues to be a feature in the world of political and social commentary, with regular appearances on TV with the likes of Question Time, Politics Live, All Out Politics.
He has hosted a radio show for the first time in 2020, frequently deputising for Giles Coren on Times Radio as well as becoming a regular on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show.
TV writing credits include additional material for hit sitcom King Gary (BBC1), Have I Got News For You (BBC1), It’s Clarkson on TV (ITV), The Ranganation (BBC2) and many more.
2021 also saw Geoff releasing his first book, the memoir ‘Where Did I Go Right’, which has already garnered praise from comics including Romesh Ranganathan, Katherine Ryan & David Baddiel.
'He has become one of our most refreshingly funny comedians of any stripe ****' Dominic Maxwell, The Times
‘A Right Laugh’ Guardian
Receiving critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his show Merked in 2019, you won't want to miss this brand-new work in progress show. As seen on Comedy Central's Roast Battle and Live from the Comedy Store, and as heard on BBC Radio 1's Comedy Lounge and BBC Radio 4. Best Debut Show Nominee at Leicester Comedy Festival 2015.
‘Confident, accomplished and very clever… it is worth noting that he is a rising star. A talented comedian with much to say and one to be watched. If he’s on a bill, go and see him.’ FringeReview
‘Astute quips which leave us all in tears from laughing’ ★★★★1/2 - Short Com
‘His millennial pearls of wisdom definitely deserve bigger crowds’ ★★★★ - The List