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Comedy/Live Music

I've Been Clare Summerskill

A celebratory evening of songs and comedy presented by the legendary lesbian singer-songwriter and comedienne Clare Summerskill

Clare Summerskill is a stand-up, a singer-songwriter, an actress, and a playwright. In her latest show, I’ve Been Clare Summerskill, she combines her comedy and song-writing talents to reflect upon her long career as what she terms ‘a professional lesbian’! Her humour is warm and welcoming and often far too close to the bone. Audience members of any age, sexual orientation or gender identity will relish her unique take on matters of love and lust, marriage and divorce, and middle-aged worries and wisdom. Her comedy songs are hilarious and, as you will discover, Clare is a multi-talented comedienne and musician.

Clare Summerskill has been performing her one-woman comedy stage shows for audiences in the UK and US for over two decades. She has been a guest on Richard and Judy C4, appeared in The Royal Variety Show ITV, and been part of the line-up of the notorious Stonewall productions at The Albert Hall. She has written for comedy shows on BBC Radio 4 including Weekending and Heated Rollers.

Engaging and Charming’ Time Out
‘One of the funniest women in the UK’  What’s On
‘A lesbian Victoria Wood!’ Women’s Hour BBC Radio 4

COVID-19 Safety
We encourage patrons to wear a mask while moving around the building and when seated in the theatre.

Seating is not socially distanced. The theatre is ventilated before and after every performance with regular and thorough cleaning of touch points. Hand sanitiser and face masks are available onsite.

We regret that our theatre is up a flight of stairs with no wheelchair access available.