ADAM HILLS - Shoes Half Full (Work in Progress)

Date Tuesday 23rd July 2024
Time 8:00 PM
Doors Open 7:15 PM
Venue The Dembe Theatre

The UK’s favourite monopedal Aussie (and host of Channel 4’s The Last Leg) is back with a brand new show, combining positive stand-up comedy with rampant spontaneity.
“Effortlessly brilliant” (The Guardian)
“Achingly funny and uplifting” (The Telegraph)

Support act - Elliot Steel

Adam_H_DSCF6549  - 450.jpgAdam Hills

Host of the Broadcast and RTS-award-winning Channel 4 series The Last Leg, Adam Hills is one of the most popular comedians in the UK. With 16 solo shows that have toured internationally, his combination of positive, uplifting comedy, and effervescent spontaneity has seen him receive innumerable accolades, glowing reviews, and a legion of fans around the planet.

Adam can also be seen in the critically acclaimed feature length documentary Take His Legs, which followed the remarkable story of the Warrington Wolves Physical Disability Rugby League team. The film recounts how Adam and his team-mates prepare for the biggest game of their lives, playing against the South Sydney Rabbitohs at the world famous ANZ Stadium in Australia.

His last show Clown Heart toured the UK and was recorded for DVD at the Hammersmith Apollo. In 2018, Adam also wrote his collection of stories from a life in comedy, entitled Best Foot Forward. It featured anecdotes from his early days on the Sydney stand-up scene to landing on British television, and his many encounters with such famous faces as Whoopi Goldberg and Billy Connolly.

In addition to this, Adam has also written his debut children’s novel Rockstar Detectives.

Adam was also awarded an MBE for services to Paralympic Sport and disability awareness in the 2022 New Year Honours List.



ESteel-389-Edit - 450.jpgElliot Steel: Work in Progress

Marked as 'One to Watch' by the Independent, Elliot Steel (co-host of hit podcast Btec Philosophers) is a rising talent on the UK's comedy circuit. Receiving critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with his show ‘Love and Hate Speech’ in 2023, 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.

‘This is a show to be proud of. It’s pacy, funny and full of ideas.  Steel’s observations are genuinely original and he works them into very clever material.’ ★★★★ (Beyond The Joke)

‘Steel expertly weaves together a story’ ★★★★ (Chortle)

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