Ben Vardy presents: Pun World (One Pun For Every Country On Earth)

UK Pun Champion 2017 and co-founder of The Wardrobe Ensemble, Ben Vardy, presents a preview performance of his brand new solo show featuring 199 countries and 199 puns

27th May 2020
7.30pm | £9 (£8 conc.)

Do you like puns? Do you like geography? At last your wait is over; here is the show that combines your two strange, disparate passions into one glorious, uninterrupted pun-based whole.

Forget Happy Hour, this is a Mappy Hour: 60 minutes of high-concept, high-octane, geographic wordplay from the 2017 UK Pun Champion, Ben Vardy (Pundemonium).

Having spent the last 25 years of his life amusing/annoying his friends and family with an almost uninterrupted barrage of terrible puns, Ben has channelled his obsession/blessing/curse/calling into something useful, something that the whole world is in desperate need of: an hour of country-based puns. You’re welcome world.

Expect extensive powerpoint presentations, expect songs, maybe a dance, expect 199 carefully crafted country-based puns, and a handful of bonus rounds jam-packed with spontaneous, off-the-cuff pun creation. You’ll laugh, you’ll groan, you’ll hurl abuse, you’ll throw your chair at Ben, you may regret every decision you’ve ever made, but one thing is for sure: You will hear AT LEAST 199 geographic, country-based puns. Come and witness the birth of something new and strange: The world’s first and greatest Geographic Pun Show.

So Kenya please stop China come up with excuses. If you think you’re Ghana buy some tickets, do it now!

Running Time: 70 mins (no interval)
Suitable for ages 12+
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