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He is Britain's only stand-up comedian for children: a sort of Billy Connolly for the under 10s! Edinburgh and UK Tours aside, James has performed his unique stand up for children all over the world including runs at the New Victory on Broadway NYC, the Chicago Humanities Festival, Just for Laughs in Montreal, The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, The Adelaide Fringe, The Perth Literary Festival, The Southbank Imagine Festival and The Hay Festival.

Performers James Campbell.

Archive listings for James Campbell

Work type: Kids show.

The Hilariously Funny World Of - T0210863453

Hold onto your socks, take the banana out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids in a stand-up comedy show for children over six, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words. James Campbell finds the funny in everything including pets, couscous, spaniels, making your own yoghurt, bees, and why we have hair.
9 Feb 19Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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16 Feb 18Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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15 Feb 18The Atkinson, Southport :: V0485350863
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The Funny Thing About... - T1364040067

A stand-up show for children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes their comedy without the rude words. Hold on to your socks, take the bananas out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids.
18 Mar 17Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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17 Dec 16 to 19 Feb 17Leicester Square Theatre, Inner London :: V0148424484
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3 Dec 16Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury :: V925
listing details L2138047036

Comedy for Kids - T2025687553

Age 6+. Imagine you're a sausage. You are in a frying pan, happily sizzling away with other, like-minded sausages. Then one of them starts to tell you about tomato ketchup. You refuse to believe your friend's stories but later you find yourself being dipped head first into that tangy, tomatoey joy. And then you realise that yes - ketchup is true. Watching James Campbell is a bit like that. But there aren't any sausages involved. Or ketchup.
19 Mar 16Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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22 Mar 15Connaught Theatre, Worthing :: V725
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21 Mar 15Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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25 Oct 14The Atkinson, Southport :: V0485350863
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11 Oct 14The Riverfront, Newport :: V088145899
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27 May 14The Old Market, Brighton :: V1008189979
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5 Apr 14Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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15 Feb 14Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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Comedy for Kids - T1582189247

Hold on to your socks and enjoy stand-up comedy for kids with Imagine favourite James Campbell, plus live illustrations from Chris Riddell, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate and award winning creator of Goth Girl. Making fun of everything from couscous to penguins to Nintendo Wii, James' jokes are written and performed to get children and parents laughing out loud.Performer Chris Riddell.
21 Feb 16Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
listing details L0291743127

Comedy 4 Kids - T01772979028

James Campbell is a stand up comedian for children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words. His brand new show will cover ways to make parsnips interesting, how to look a chicken in both eyes at the same time and why owls don't like Easter. James will also attempt a new world record in badger hurdling and doing loop the loop with his 93 year old Auntie Histamine. The show may also involve three dancing oatcakes called Celia, Amelia and Deal-or-no-Delia and a discussion on "Horses: Friends or big-headed twits?" (Contents may vary and the actual show may not involve any of the above). Side effects may include your sides hurting...
3 Nov 12Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
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31 Oct 12The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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9 Aug 12 to 12 Aug 12Assembly George Square, Edinburgh :: V1535815773
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26 May 12The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
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13 May 12The Old Market, Brighton :: V1008189979
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16 Feb 12Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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11 Feb 12Curve, Leicester :: V830272338
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12 Nov 11Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury :: V674
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28 Oct 11Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole :: V910
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25 Oct 11Hull Truck Theatre, Hull :: V935
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15 Oct 11Harrogate Theatre, Harrogate :: V942
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Big Book Babble - T01155901356

7 Feb 12 to 27 Mar 12Arts Theatre, West End :: V167
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Comedy 4 Kids - T01135516963

9 Apr 11Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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21 Nov 09Soho Theatre, Inner London :: V1035
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28 Jun 09Wyvern Theatre, Swindon :: V928
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14 Feb 09Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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30 Oct 08The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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20 Sep 08Anvil Arts, Basingstoke :: V765
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14 Sep 08The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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5 Apr 08Brighton Komedia, Brighton :: V654
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16 Feb 08Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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T01104352056 (EASTER11)

James Campbell is a stand-up comedian for children over 6, their parents and anyone who likes comedy without the rude words. James will show us how to look a chicken in both eyes at the same time and why owls don’t like Easter. He will also attempt a new world record in badger hurdling.
19 Mar 11Firestation Arts & Culture, Windsor :: V740
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James Campbell's Comedy and Songs for Kids - T1382530317

James Campbell's brilliant new show combines the best of his stand-up comedy with a series of fantastically funny new songs especially for kids. James' jokes make fun of everything from couscous to credit cards, creating a unique comedy environment for children and their parents. Lighten-up your half-term with an Imagine festival favourite! Suitable for ages six and over.
19 Feb 11 to 21 Feb 11Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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20 Nov 10ARC, Stockton-on-Tees :: V01950064742
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27 Oct 10The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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26 Oct 10Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
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17 Oct 10Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham :: V0165922284
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2 Oct 10Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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5 Sep 10The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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4 Sep 10The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
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5 Aug 10 to 29 Aug 10Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh :: V01847651945
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19 Jun 10Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
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27 Feb 10Soho Theatre, Inner London :: V1035
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13 Feb 10 to 15 Feb 10Southbank Centre, West End :: V423
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T850994729 (TOUR07)

Running time 60 minutes
1 Jun 07The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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Comedy 4 Kids - T01404563178

Producer The Comedy Story. Producer IMWP.
24 Oct 06Anvil Arts, Basingstoke :: V765
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30 Sep 06Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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4 Aug 06Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
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25 Jul 06 to 26 Jul 06Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole :: V910
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1 Jul 06Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax :: V1098014226
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2 Jun 06The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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28 Jan 06Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant :: V757
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21 Jan 06Norden Farm Centre for the Arts, Maidenhead :: V1294444431
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14 Jan 06The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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18 Dec 05 to 30 Dec 05Comedy Store, Inner London :: V0576672019
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Fun for Families - T610326481

8 Jul 06Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
listing details L01512937200

Comedy for Kids - T711308888

Producer Fiery Angel. Producer Mark Goucher Ltd. Producer E.V.A..
1 Jun 06Pontardawe Arts Centre, Swansea :: V991
listing details L0108882982
19 Nov 05Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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12 Nov 05Epsom Playhouse, Epsom :: V699
listing details L01878101324
28 Oct 05Key Theatre, Peterborough :: V27
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2 Oct 05Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
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24 Sep 05Sherman Theatre, Cardiff :: V824
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28 Jun 05 to 2 Jul 05Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
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18 Dec 04 to 8 Jan 05Criterion Theatre, West End :: V387
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5 Dec 04Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol :: V856
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4 Dec 04St George's Hall, Bradford :: V967
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28 Nov 04Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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27 Nov 04Oakengates Theatre at The Place, Telford :: V110
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21 Nov 04Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent :: V169339333
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20 Nov 04Theatre Royal, Winchester :: V782
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14 Nov 04Parr Hall, Warrington :: V472
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13 Nov 04King's Lynn Arts Centre, Kings Lynn :: V67
listing details L076747045
6 Nov 04Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks :: V688
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31 Oct 04Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton :: V653
listing details L941053989
30 Oct 04Sherman Theatre, Cardiff :: V824
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30 Oct 04Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
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29 Oct 04Oakengates Theatre at The Place, Telford :: V110
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28 Oct 04Swan Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon :: V136
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27 Oct 04Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
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27 Oct 04Beck Theatre, Outer London :: V296
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26 Oct 04Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington :: V563
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25 Oct 04Malvern Theatres, Malvern :: V01718852442
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23 Oct 04Richmond Theatre, Outer London :: V327
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22 Oct 04Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
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17 Oct 04Town Hall, Reading :: V1710125320
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16 Oct 04Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V754
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14 Oct 04Parr Hall, Warrington :: V472
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13 Oct 04Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy :: V629
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12 Oct 04Eden Court Theatre, Inverness :: V626
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10 Oct 04City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds :: V973
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9 Oct 04Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool :: V534
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2 Oct 04New Victoria Theatre, Woking :: V709
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26 Sep 04Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham :: V140
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25 Sep 04Grand Opera House, York :: V957
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19 Sep 04Forum Studio Theatre (formerly the Chester Gateway), Chester :: V468
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18 Sep 04The Lowry, Salford :: V0655996499
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11 Sep 04King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow :: V01899681659
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6 Aug 04 to 30 Aug 04Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh :: V01847651945
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24 Jul 04Darlington Arts Centre, Darlington :: V563
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10 Jul 04Spring Arts and Heritage Centre, Havant :: V757
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3 Jul 04Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham :: V768
listing details L433265379
26 Jun 04New Wimbledon Theatre, Outer London :: V341
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12 Jun 04The Customs House, South Shields :: V575
listing details L0696999634
5 Jun 04Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch :: V41
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4 Jun 04Corn Exchange, Newbury :: V732
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3 Jun 04The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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2 Jun 04Dorking Halls, Dorking :: V1030
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30 May 04Pontardawe Arts Centre, Swansea :: V991
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8 May 04Polka Theatre for Children, Outer London :: V324
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8 Apr 04The Point, Southampton :: V1114
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7 Apr 04Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke :: V764
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5 Apr 04The Orchard, Dartford :: V677
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T0453597738 (TOUR05)

Producer Fat Cat Productions.
5 Nov 05The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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22 Oct 05Torch Theatre, Milford Haven :: V820
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8 Oct 05Wyvern Theatre, Swindon :: V928
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18 Sep 05Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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27 Jul 05Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
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Comedy for Kids - T426608401

Producer Fiery Angel. Producer Mark Goucher Ltd.
15 Apr 04Civic Centre Theatre, Aylesbury :: V744
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30 Oct 03 to 29 Nov 03Criterion Theatre, West End :: V387
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Comedy 4 Kids - T01047256333

Pets, school, animals, fire-drills, history, relatives, Christmas and all things relevant to kids form these shows by [James Campbell], Britain's Only stand-up comedian for children. 8-11 years
30 Nov 03Watermans Arts Centre, Outer London :: V339
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29 Oct 03Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
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19 Jul 03Mull Little Theatre, Dervaig :: V595
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27 May 03Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
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Octoberfest 2003. Comedy for Kids - T795981047

11 Oct 03BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), Inner London :: V168
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Acne and Other Scars - T1594046612

24 Sep 03Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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The Umbrella Tree - T705105900

Age 4-7 years
19 Jul 03Mull Little Theatre, Dervaig :: V595
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22 Jun 03Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury :: V673
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29 May 03Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury :: V745
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27 May 03Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
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17 May 03The Quay Arts Centres, Newport :: V842
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Keep Away from Children - T01010541328

At the age of 27, [James Campbell decided that it would be in the interests of his career to fake his own death. Then he realised it would be much more fun to fake his own life. This is it. An original stand-up comedy show.
19 Jul 03Mull Little Theatre, Dervaig :: V595
listing details L01971486465

Other listings

17 Mar 18Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
listing details L01036028835
24 Jul 10The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
listing details L0371701090
10 Jun 00Mull Little Theatre, Dervaig :: V595
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21 Jul 99Eden Court Theatre, Inverness :: V626
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22 Oct 98Eden Court Theatre, Inverness :: V626
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