Funny, poetic tales from a unique life

Stuart Black
Stuart Black

For those wanting an evening of stand-up comedy away from the norm look no further than comic Stuart Black who returns to the Brighton Fringe Festival.

His new show, Lemsip and Cigarettes, is at the Caroline of Brunswick, Ditchling Road, on May 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31 (10.15pm).

This is the follow-up to last year’s critically acclaimed hour, The Crossroads, which also took in a month at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Stuart embodies the comedy version of sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll.

He offers smart stand-up comedy with poetic language that contains funny social, political and religious commentary alongside personal anecdotes.

He covers a wide range of topics in his new show that include the lies and pseudo science of cosmetics companies, movie violence, love and dating, how to become a millionaire and hypnotherapy along side more tales of debauchery from his younger days.

Stuart’s comedy comes from his real, but incredible, life in a way that follows in the footsteps of Lenny Bruce, Bill Hicks, and Doug Stanhope (who he has been compared to).

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