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Mark Simmons: One Linerer

DAVE’s Top 10 Joke of the Fringe 2019 (and 2017)

Nominee Amused Moose: Best Show 2017 

"Master of one-liners" and DAVE’s Top Ten Jokes of The Edinburgh Fringe 2019, Mark Simmons, recently joined Dara O’Brian and Hugh Dennis on BBC2’s Mock The Week as a semi-regular on the show and now brings you his hotly-anticipated show One-Linerer. 

Mark has also appeared in other TV shows such as ITV’s Out There, BBC Radio 4Extra Stands Up, a Channel 4 pilot starring alongside Bridget Christie, as well as BBC3’s One For The Road. 

Mark is also known for his hosting skills, where he recorded, News-ish and Film-ish on Fubar Radio alongside co-host, Seann Walsh. And now is enjoying further success with his solo podcast, Jokes With Mark Simmons, where he invites a fellow comic, such as Gary Delany and Milton Jones to discuss jokes that they’ve written but simply just haven’t worked! 

This isn’t your average one-liner show, as there is the running theme throughout. This year Mark’s parents have sold the house he grew up in and has to collect his box of stuff from the loft. Come and discover what’s in the box in this top-level one-liner show structured in a way you’ve never seen before. He will also answer all the big questions such as “Do you ever get the feeling that you’ve left the iron on?”

“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★

“A lot of excellent funny one-liners.” Bruce Dessau

A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke writing.” Chortle ★★★★  

“Master of one-liners…his (show) consist(s) of literally one liner after one liner, with one or two breaks for the audience to catch their breath before another assault on the laughter and muscles with the next segment.” One4Review

Event: Saturday 16 October, 7.30pm

Tickets: £10

Book your tickets to see Mark Simmons: One Linerer at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham now!

This is one of our guaranteed restricted capacity events: it will take place in the theatre space to ensure plenty of room and will be restricted to a maximum of 50% of available seats, even with government guidelines allowing events to go ahead at higher capacities. We are taking steps to help everyone have a safe and enjoyable time. More information is available here.

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