We’re taking a break from our usual Sunday night slot this April and are instead delighted to welcome Rachel Fairburn back to Square Hole as she shares with us her current work in progress. Witness in real time a new show in the making and enjoy what she has to say before it earns her yet another heaping of critical acclaim.
Fairburn featured in Chortle’s ‘One to Watch’ list in 2020 and picked up the 2019 online content award from Joe.co.uk . She has also been a finalist of several prestigious competitions including Funny Women, City Life Comedian of the Year, the NATYS and English Comedian of the Year.
She is co-host and co-writer of the worldwide smash hit podcast All Killa No Filla. With a huge international following of over a quarter of a million listeners and growing, she has taken the podcast on several sell-out UK tours and a tour of the USA.
She has been a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe since 2014, with 6 critically acclaimed solo shows under her belt and featured in the ‘40 jokes of the fringe’ by the Daily Telegraph in 2018 and ‘Best Jokes from Edinburgh Fringe 2022’ in The Times. A regular on the UK stand-up circuit, Rachel is also curator and host of the wildly popular ‘Comedian’s Stories’ night at the 2Northdown comedy club in London.
On the telly she appeared on BBC Presents: Stand Up For Live Comedy and Funny Festival Live, part of the BBC’s Festival of Funny. Her TV credit’s include Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Richard Osman’s House of Games and Russell Howard Hour Life Lessons.
“Very much the Rock’n’Roll star of British Comedy” — ★★★★ Rolling Stone
“Fairburn delivers…with sadistic glee” — The Guardian
“Huge presence in a pint-sized frame” ★★★★ — Chortle
“Bright, brave and bitterly enjoyable” ★★★★ – The Skinny
“Gag-heavy, opinionated and smart” ★★★★ – Funny Women
Date: Tuesday 18th April
Doors open: 7.30pm
Show starts: 8.00pm
Run-time: Approximately 1 hour
Tickets: £6.50 online / £8 on the door (advanced booking recommended)
Venue: Shakespeare’s, Gibraltar Street, S3 8UB (upstairs)