Listings

Sep 2024
Oct 2024
Nov 2024
Dec 2024
Sat 14 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Maidstone
Hazlitt Theatre
Sun 15 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Swindon
Arts Centre
Wed 18 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Bracknell
South Hill Park Arts Centre
Fri 20 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Liverpool
Playhouse
Sat 21 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Pontardawe
Arts Centre
Tue 24 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Edinburgh
The Stand
Wed 25 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Glasgow
The Stand
Fri 27 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Exeter
Northcott Theatre
Sat 28 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Frome
Memorial Theatre
Sun 29 Sep 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Wimborne
Tivoli Theatre
Wed 02 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Harrogate
Theatre
Thu 03 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Scunthorpe
Plowright Theatre
Fri 04 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Salford
The Lowry
Sat 05 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Bakewell
Town Hall
Wed 09 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Chipping Norton
Theatre
Thu 10 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Coventry
Warwick Arts Centre
Fri 11 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
York
Joseph Rowntree Theatre
Thu 17 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Farnham
Maltings
Sat 19 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
London
Blackheath Halls
Thu 31 Oct 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Horsham
The Capitol
Fri 01 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Hertford
BEAM
Wed 06 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Peterborough
Key Theatre
Thu 07 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Market Drayton
Festival Drayton Centre
Sat 09 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Guildford
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Wed 13 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Burton on Trent
Brewhouse
Thu 14 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Stockton
ARC
Fri 15 Nov 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Leicester
Y Theatre
Wed 04 Dec 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Andover
The Lights
Thu 05 Dec 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Cirencester
Sundial Theatre
Fri 06 Dec 2024
Bafflingly Optimistic
Leek
Foxlowe Arts Centre

After a completely sold out and critically acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival, Andy is back with his brand new tour, Bafflingly Optimistic.

'For those who worry that we are going to hell in a handcart, Parsons will at least make you enjoy the ride' - The i

As seen on Netflix, Amazon Prime, BBC iPlayer, Live at the Apollo, and Mock the Week.

'Hysterical' The Mirror

'Very funny' - The Times

'Punchline king' - The Guardian

'Laugh-out-loud funny' - The Sunday Telegraph

***** The List

***** The Scotsman

***** The Herald

'Surprisingly ripped' - Rob Beckett

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Winner Silver Dolphin Cannes Media Awards 2019 / Winner Best Film EVCOM Awards 2019 / Time Out Award Winner / New Zealand International Comedy Award Winner / Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival Award Winner

Andy is a multi-award winning comedian who started his career writing for Weekending and Smith and Jones, and went on to become one of the main writers on the ground-breaking Spitting Image satirical puppet show. As well as being a regular on Mock The Week for ten years, Andy has performed on numerous radio and TV shows including Live at the Apollo, QI, Saturday Live, The Stand Up Show, The Comedy Store, The PMQ Show, Scrooby Trevithick, and Parsons and Naylor’s Pull-Out Sections.

To date he has done six sell-out national tours and released four DVDs – Britain’s Got Idiots, Gruntled, Slacktivist and Live And Unleashed – But Naturally Cautious, as well as releasing a podcast Slacktivist Action Group, recorded monthly at the Soho Theatre. He has also appeared on Question Time, The Daily Politics, This Week and Newsnight, and writes columns for The Independent.