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Live Stand-Up Following a successful run of comedy gigs in July, Live Stand-Up is now a regular fixture in the North East’s comedy calendar, taking place in Live Theatre’s unique cabaret style venue.

Mark Maier Presents “Objects”

Most people talk to objects; the car that’s run out of petrol; the relentlessly dripping tap. In Mark’s life, these and many more objects talk back. Returning to his native North East, join Mark’s hilarious autobiographical journey where animated inanimate objects finally get their say.

Friday 14 & Sunday 16 November, 8pm Tickets: £10; £8 concs Duration: 1 hour

“Funny, poetic and packed with pathos” Alistair McGowan

Sarah Millican Presents “Not Nice”

Following on from her success at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Sarah returns to Live with her sell-out show, Not Nice. A show about the questions you ask yourself when you split up with someone. Why did I marry the first man who liked me? Why are gorillas so sexy? Sarah will also be showcasing her latest comedy material, so make sure you’re one of the first to hear her newest installment.

Thursday 15, Friday 16 & Saturday 17 January, 8pm Tickets: £10; £8 concs Duration: two 40 minute sets

“a young, slimmer and much filthier Victoria Wood” The Observer

LipService Presents “Tony & Twizzle – The Glory Years”

Award-winning comedy duo LipService, aka Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding, return to the stage with their new show, The Glory Years, which takes a hilarious look at the cult of celebrity. In a “warts and all” look back at their showbiz careers, Tony and Twizzle perform clips from their fabulous film and TV triumphs, notably Whistle Down your Blouse and Wednesday Night and Thursday Morning.

Friday 30 & Saturday 31 January, 8pm Tickets: £10; £8 concs Duration: 1 hour

“One of our great two person ensembles” The Guardian Images: anticlockwise from top, Mark Maier; Sarah Millican; LipService

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Live Theatre - Online Seasonal Brochure  

Here’s Live Theatre’s latest seasonal brochure packed full of performances to keep you entertained from October 2008 to January 2009.

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