Thursday 01 June
Tom Deacon, Harriet Braine : Total Eclipse of the Art ( Edfringe previews)
Thursday 1st June 2017 Clapham Comedy Club @ Bread & Roses : Tom Deacon, Harriet Braine : Double Edinburgh Fringe Festival Preview MC Sion James & Free Lollipops- 25% of Profits donated to Doctors of the World Charity
Harriet Braine is a musical comedian. Funny Women Award Winner, 2016 ( Previous winners So You Think You’re Funny? Finalist and Musical Comedy Awards Best Newcomer. 2016 The one who does the songs about art to familiar tunes. You know the one… hums Steve Miller Band’s ‘Abracadabra’ encouragingly…
“If you like musical comedy with a twist Harriet will have you howling” (Metro.co.uk, 2017)
“A breath of fresh air in a world that still likes a ‘knob’ joke” (Huffington Post, 2016)
“Her songs – about dead artists – were excellent” (Bruce Dessau, 2016)
Total Eclipse of the Art is an hour dedicated to laughing, learning and loudly proclaiming “I knew that one! He’s the one what done the Mona Lisa!”. Aren’t you clever.
If you like amusing accents, bizarre characters, a woman making trumpet noises (with her mouth), and 1980s one hit wonders, you’ll love this.
The charismatic star of Radio One Sunday nights is fast becoming one of the hottest tickets in UK stand-up. Winner of the 2007 Chortle Student Comedian of the Year, Tom made his Edinburgh Festival solo debut in 2009 and can be seen daily on BBC Switch’s 5.19 show.
‘Slick stagecraft, bags of energy’ (Chortle)
‘A mighty fine comic’ (The Guardian)
‘With looks, confidence, charm and great material, expect other comedians to
lynch him’ (The Sunday Times).