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Simon Munnery

19:25, 17 - 18 Sep

Multi-award-winning comedian Simon Munnery reprises his notorious alter ego, the bedsit anarchist Alan Parker Urban Warrior.
Once the most radical, now the only radical, Alan returns with the old gold, the old truths, and some new truths (based on the old truths).

For over 35 years, Munnery has performed around the world, experimenting with and innovating the stand-up form. In the 1990s, his Alan Parker: Urban Warrior character took the comedy circuit by storm, garnering Munnery his own BBC Radio 1 series, which Time Out London called ‘the funniest thing on Radio 1’ and a residency on ITV’s Saturday Live. 1996 saw him collaborate with Graham Linehan and Stewart Lee for BBC Two show, London Shouting, in his Alan Parker guise, and the character also become a regular contributor to NME magazine.


Discover the Assembly Festival Garden

Open for three months this summer from 01 July, the Garden will be home to a mouth-watering selection of local food makers, four extraordinary performance spaces and will serve as a social hub for those wishing to make the most of their visit to the UK’s City of Culture. Find out more about the Festival Garden.


 

Venue: Piccolo

Piccolo is our second spiegeltent in the Gardens. It's our own compact custom-built theatre space which is the perfect place to catch a variety of performances such as comedy, cabaret, children shows and more. Featuring raked seating on wood and leather benches arranged in a semi-circular pattern it is the perfect place to discover something new or kick start a family day out.

Piccolo also has level access suitable for wheelchairs.

Find out more about The Piccolo and our other Festival Garden venues. 

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