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Friday 7th June 2019 – Show starts 8pm – £5 tickets

Stand-up comedian Si Beckwith has the same resolution every year; ‘Get Lush’. Sometimes he fails at this, but he tries. This comedy show is about trying to be a little better, and why trying is what it’s all about.

Expect jokes, stories and a lot of uses of the word ‘lush’. There’s also a bit with drawings. It’s mostly though, just a silly boy trying his hardest.

‘Get Lush’ could mean going to the gym more, reading more books, or most often, just buying a leather jacket and some fags. Si Beckwith tries to do all of these things, and sometimes falls short, but he’ll get lush or, well not quite die trying, but probably get out of breath a bit.

As heard on BBC Newcastle.

“Razor sharp wit” – The Crack

“Hints of surrealism thrown in with pop culture led commentary” – The Yorker          

“Absurdly charming and funny” – NARC Magazine

“Amiable surrealism, silliness and nose for pop culture.” – York Press

Support comes from rising comedy talent and BBC Newcastle and BBC Tees Radio Host (Grin Up North Show) Louise Young.


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Si Beckwith is a stand-up comedian and writer. As heard on BBC Newcastle, he has performed at venues up and down the country and the biggest comedy clubs on the circuit.

As a respected music and culture writer, Si Beckwith has written extensively on his native North East and across the arts.

Combining an amiable nature with a piercing wit, Geordie comic Si Beckwith cuts an assured and engaging presence on stage. With endearing, relatable material, mixed with sillier ideas and a cheeky and charming way with words, the funny man has become a much sought after compère too. The ability to go from warm and witty, to acerbic and sharp makes Beckwith one who will holds a crowd’s attention and delivers big laughs.

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