Archive listings for Steve GribbinWork type: Comedy
Laugh at First Sight: A Twenty Five Year Love Affair at Comedy - T01025034565he brand new show from The Comedy Store cutting edge regular. It was July 1972. At Butlins Holiday Camp in Lytham St Annes a precocious lad of 12 took to the stage for the first time to take part in a talent contest. He was beaten in to third place but it didn’t matter…that boy, Steve Gribbin, had been well and truly bitten by the comedy bug, and had fallen in love. It was indeed Laugh At First Sight! Laugh At First Sight examines Steve’s torrid love affair with the comedic arts, detailing the ups, the downs, the stony silences, the euphoric highs, the sulphuric lows, the sheer unadulterated strangeness of a life devoted to that sternest of mistresses, comedy.
|15 May 10||Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539|
listing details L983101410
From Adolf to the Zutons: Part Two - T01765176433After the fantastic success of last year's show, the superlative smasher of satirical song from Waterloo unearths more amazing facts from Liverpool's rich history. Mixing politics, music and great gags his new subjects range from Carla Lane to Penny Lane, from Echo and the Bunnymen to Bessie Braddock, taking in the mythical Liver Birds themselves.
|6 Jun 08||Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539|
listing details L793727110
Fifty Reasons to Carry on Living - T0535295008Steve Gribbins, the small-scale hand weapon of satirical comedy, presents a new show. Steve includes everything from strawberries, the smell of creosoted fences, his wife and his children, the state of LFC and the possibility of a Republic. With barbed remarks about charity records, Iraq and the hunting ban, paeans to the joy of listening to The Clash, watching the films of The Coen Brothers and play-fighting with his son.
|15 Jul 05||Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539|
listing details L442641851
Bugbears - T636046556Bugbears tackels people and subjects that propel him into a puce-faced apocalyptic rage.
|2 Dec 04||Trinity Theatre and Arts Centre, Tunbridge Wells :: V691|
listing details L01518029711
|17 Jul 04||Unity Theatre, Liverpool :: V539|
listing details L01839453570