News: Tour And Book For Sofie Hagen

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Sofie Hagen will tour her hit show Bubblewrap to selected venues across the UK, alongside her first book Happy Fat, from 26 April to 9 June 2019. This will be the first time the show has toured the UK, and follows her recent sell-out shows Dead Baby Frog and Shimmer Shatter. Bubblewrap won her the Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer Award in 2015.
Bubblewrap, about how Sofie learned to love her body (interspersed with erotic Westlife fanfiction and stories about one-night-stands, a psych ward and car chases), is currently confirmed to play at 12 venues around the country. Audiences will also have the chance to hear her read from her new book Happy Fat, a manifesto for happiness and fat liberation, followed by a Q&A.
Hagen has just completed filming for her own Comedy Central series, Sofie’s Sex Stories, looking at the sex lives of fellow comedians. She’s also recently been seen on The Nightly Show (ITV) and Roast Battle (Comedy Central). She hosts the hugely successful Made of Human podcast, co-hosts the brand new live comedy podcast Secret Dinosaur Cult, and was one of the co-founders of The Guilty Feminist podcast.
Sofie Hagen said: “I'm very excited to take Bubblewrap and Happy Fat on tour. Bubblewrap is a stand-up show about how I first learned to love my body – Happy Fat is my first ever book and it's about why it's fucking okay to be fat and it's where I'm at right now with fat positivity. The tour will be a mix of stand-up show, book reading and Q&A, a wonderfully balanced mix of funny, emotional, authentic and silly. Oh, and I'll bring a bunch of books as well.”

Happy Fat is published on April 18, 2019. Pre-order here.


2019 tour schedule
Friday 26 April               Cambridge Junction 
                                / 01223 511 511
Friday 10 May                Coventry Warwick Arts Centre
                               / 024 7652 4524
Saturday 11 May            Colchester Arts Centre 
                               / 01206 500900
Friday 17 May                Cardiff Sherman Theatre 
                               / 029 2064 6900
Sunday 19 May              Salford The Lowry 
                               / 0843 208 6000
Thursday 23 May           Liverpool Epstein Theatre 
                               / 0844 888 4411
Friday 24 May                Newcastle Northern Stage
                               / 0191 230 5151
Thursday 30 May           Bristol Tobacco Factory 
                                / 0117 902 0344
Friday 31 May                 Birmingham Old Rep Theatre 
                                | 0121 359 9444
Saturday 1 June             Leeds City Varieties 
                                / 0113 2430808
Friday 7 June                  Norwich Playhouse Theatre
                                 / 01603 598598
Sunday 9 June                Exeter Phoenix Theatre 
                                 / 01392 667080   

Picture: Karla Howlett


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