Machynlleth Comedy Festival

If you’re heading to Machynlleth Comedy Festival this weekend, we’ve got some TVO recommendations for you…


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Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Saturday 29th April, 2.15pm

This quick-witted comedy troupe, including Cariad Lloyd and Rachel Parris, improvise a brand new Jane Austen novel based on an audience suggestion. Buy tickets for £10 here.

Cariad Lloyd: Griefcast

Y Plas – Colin Wilde Room, Saturday 29th April, 7.30pm

A live recording of Cariad Lloyd‘s podcast in which comedians talk about death, grief and loss. Buy tickets for £8 here.


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Anna Mann: A Sketch Show For Depressives

Owain Glyndwr, Saturday 29th April, 2.15pm

Colin Hoult’s acclaimed Edinburgh show, which promises to put down your black dog at last or at least chuck him a bone.  Buy tickets for £10 here.

Anna Mann: Work In Progress – A Sketch Show For Pacifists

The School Room, Sunday 30th April, 12.30pm

Colin Hoult returns as hit character Anna Mann in this new work in progress show. Buy tickets for £7 here.

Jonny _ the Baptists - live image 2015 (image by Jon Davis)

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Rachel Parris: A Work In Progress

Owain Glyndwr Centre – Billiard Room, Sunday 30th April, 12.30pm

Rachel Parris presents a brand new work in progress show with comical songs, stories and stand-up. Buy tickets for £7 here.

Jonny & the Baptists: Eat the Poor

Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Sunday 30th April, 5.45pm

The musical comedy duo take on poverty in their hit Edinburgh show, in which Jonny betrays Paddy for financial gain. Buy tickets for £10 here.

Go here to see the festival’s full comedy lineup.


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