VMS Live in association with Funhouse Comedy presents


Laughter, they say, is the best medicine and here at Suck A Lemon the doctor is definitely in session. Every fortnight we’ll be bringing the best, most entertaining and downright hilarious acts to Exeter for a brand new comedy night.

Suck A Lemon will feature some of the hottest and funniest upcoming names in comedy alongside award-winning comedians and guests from TV shows such as BBC2’s Mock The Week, Live at the Apollo and Britain’s Got Talent. Our wonderful resident compares will lead proceedings for a guaranteed laugh-packed evening out.

Full bar with Suck A Lemon Comedy Cocktails, regular intervals for drinks, chats, smokes and comfort breaks…

starring RHYS JAMES (Mock The Week / Russell Howard’s Stand Up / Virtually Famous / Sweat The Small Stuff / The Chris Ramsey Show)

with special guest JACK BARRY plus Compere TOM GLOVER

perform at EXETER – LEMON GROVE on Thursday 25th October 2018!

Rhys James…comes to Suck a Lemon but who he is?

Rhys is a size 9 shoe comedian from London, UK. He’s done loads of good stuff I swear, and I’d know, because I’m him. Here’s some of the stuff you may recognise us from:

Mock The Week (BBC2)
Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central)
Rhys James is… (BBC Radio 4)
Rhys James: Soho Theatre Live (Comedy Central)
@elevenish (ITV2)
Virtually Famous (E4)
Sweat The Small Stuff (BBC3)
Seann Walsh’s Late Night Comedy Spectacular (BBC3)
The Chris Ramsey Show (Comedy Central)
Don’t Make Me Laugh (BBC Radio 4)
Fresh From The Fringe (BBC Radio 4)
Bring The Noise: The Green Room (Sky)
Football Tonight (BT Sport)
Soccer AM (Sky)
Football’s Funniest Moments (Sky 1)
Comedy Central at the Comedy Store (Comedy Central)

“A cut above his humdrum peers” — The Independent ????

“Charismatic, clever and self aware… Destined for great things. — The Guardian

Time Out ???? / Evening Standard ???? / The Scotsman ???? / Edinburgh Evening News ????

Tickets for SUCK A LEMON starring RHYS JAMES, JACK BARRY plus Compere TOM GLOVER – Exeter Lemon Grove show are available from:

Thursday 25th October 2018

EXETER – Lemon Grove

Tickets – £6.00 Advance STBF (NUS) / £8.00 Advance STBF (Non NUS) / Free entry to Lemon Grove VIP card holders (as long as it’s not full already)

Doors – 8.00pm / Comedy starts at 9.00pm

Box Office No: 0844 249 1000

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