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MARCH 18-24 • 2019

LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA

Leo Kearse

'Right Wing Comedian'

THURS MAR 21
FRI MAR 22
SAT MAR 23
6.00pm

The Cock 'n' Bull

Wellington Street, Launceston

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‘Kearse is seriously good. Quick, funny, smart, to the point…hilarious’ - The Scotsman

Scottish Comedian of the Year, Leo Kearse rips into liberals in his follow up to last year's sellout hit I Can Make You Tory. He takes a scalpel to male feminists, Labour antisemites, fat activists, environmentalists, white male privilege, #MeToo and much more. He presents a robust defence of Donald Trump, celebrates consumerism, breaks down prejudice against the white working class and shows the inherent immorality and impracticality of socialism. If you want to escape the liberal bubble of the Edinburgh Fringe and see a raw, hilariously antagonistic show from a man who can't help speaking his mind, this is the show for you.

"Very tall and very funny...such energy and aplomb that the audience is left powerless to resist... one of the most enjoyable shows of the Fringe" - THREE WEEKS ****

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‘Kearse is seriously good. Quick, funny, smart, to the point…hilarious’ - The Scotsman

Scottish Comedian of the Year, Leo Kearse rips into liberals in his follow up to last year's sellout hit I Can Make You Tory. He takes a scalpel to male feminists, Labour antisemites, fat activists, environmentalists, white male privilege, #MeToo and much more. He presents a robust defence of Donald Trump, celebrates consumerism, breaks down prejudice against the white working class and shows the inherent immorality and impracticality of socialism. If you want to escape the liberal bubble of the Edinburgh Fringe and see a raw, hilariously antagonistic show from a man who can't help speaking his mind, this is the show for you.

"Very tall and very funny...such energy and aplomb that the audience is left powerless to resist... one of the most enjoyable shows of the Fringe" - THREE WEEKS ****

Lanky Scot, Leo Kearse is part of the new wave of raw, bold, American-inspired comedians taking the big UK clubs by storm. He gigs for the Comedy Store, Top Secret, Hot Water, Just The Tonic and Shore ditch House and has toured internationally, with 2018 taking him as far as Belarus and Tasmania.

"Kearse is seriously good. Quick,funny, smart and to the point...hilarious" - Kate Copstick, The Scotsman

Doing weekends for The Comedy Store, Just The Tonic, Bound and Gagged, Top Secret, Backyard Club - and abroad, with 2018 taking in Adelaide, Melbourne, Ibiza, Turkey, Holland, Cyprus, Germany, Belgium, Sweden, Belarus and Denmark. He's written for BBC comedy including Sam Delaney's News Thing, Question Time, Breaking The News and a Live At The Apollo appearance.

Leo also acts, playing Mick Fleetwood in a forthcoming ITV drama "Breaking The Band: Fleetwood Mac". He's been on ITV Dinner Date (and won), Al Jazeera and BBC2's FunnyBusiness. His comedy shorts include a Star Wars spoof video that’s had half a million views, and a "Stand up on the tube" stunt that got him in the Mail and Metro and was shared on Lad bible. He has appeared in adverts for Dulcolax and Whiskas. Leo was a backing dancer for a David Icke conspiracy theory lecture at Wembley Arena.

As well as straight standup, he also performs at festivals and cabaret nights as the improvising Pun-Man (Leo is the 2015 UK Pun Champion). Pun-Man appeared on Britain's Got Talent. Leo is the co-creator of sellout show Hate 'n' Live, which has improvising comedianshating on audience suggestions - Whose Line Is It Anyway? meets Room 101.

Leo has a major role in controversial video game series Super Seducer, in Super Seducer 2, out in September.

"He churns out the gags, provoking a steady stream of laughs in his tight set, which strides purposefully between topics with muscular, efficient lines on each. Kearse was both an audience and judges’ favourite, and the deserved winner" - Steve Bennett, Chortle
"Very funny, very dirty,occasionally shocking, but edgily likeable and happily endearing, eliciting theguilty pleasure of laughter from a wide-eyed audience" - THE LIST ****

FUN FACTS

He has appeared in adverts for Dulcolax and Whiskas.

Leo was a backing dancer for a David Icke conspiracy theory lecture at Wembley Arena.

Leo is the 2015 UK Pun Champion, improvising as 'Pun-Man' (Pun-Man appeared on Britain's Got Talent)

Leo has a major role in controversial video game series Super Seducer, in Super Seducer 2.