Andrew Lawrence

Comedy Clubs Cancel Andrew Lawrence Gigs After Euros Tweet

A number of comedy clubs have announced on social media that they have cancelled bookings with comedian Andrew Lawrence following the stand-up's tweet about the England penalty shootout.

Following the Euros defeat Lawrence tweeted: "All I'm saying is, the white guys scored." 

Later on he doubled down by adding: "I can see that this has offended a lot of people, and I'm sorry that black guys are bad at penalties."

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Andrew Lawrence Tour Announced

Live at The Apollo comedian, Andrew Lawrence is well-known over Lockdown for his is viral, satirical online videos, and is stepping out of the comfort of his home this Summer to head on  tour to make the nation laugh again in real life!

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News: Andrew Lawrence Tour

Andrew Lawrence, star of Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow and UK comedy’s foremost contrarian takes a break from all the controversy in this new show. No politics. No religion. No smut. No swearing. Just jokes and good clean fun.

Andrew Lawrence Tour Dates

January 2019

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News: RBM Management Announces Edinburgh Shows From Ayesha Hazarika To Miles Jupp

RBM Management has confirmed its full list of shows for this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

They include new shows from political columnist/stand-up Ayesha Hazarika and misanthrope Andrew Lawrence. Comedian/impressionist Julian Dutton will be telling the story of the life of Dad's Army actor John Le Mesurier in Do You Think That's Wise? while Miles Jupp will be recording a new podcast.

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News: BBC Sitcom for Andrew Lawrence

Andrew Lawrence is recording a new sitcom for BBC Radio 4. Episodes of There is No Escape, also written by Lawrence, are being recorded next month in London.

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News: Andrew Lawrence Attacks "Lefty" Comics In New Article

Andrew Lawrence has criticised the left wing dominance of the current comedy scene in a piece published in today's Times.

The piece is behind the Times paywall online, but in it Lawrence revisits familiar themes about left v right in comedy, opening by saying that because he has done material that if you took it at face value is right of centre, "in the comedy industry that’s bad enough to put me on a par with Hitler."

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Opinion: Do Comedians Need Reviews?

One of the bits of fall-out from the whole Andrew Lawrence furore is that he told me on Facebook that I am not welcome at his forthcoming London shows. Not much change there though. There was no press ticket for me for his last London run at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Or the one before that at the Soho Theatre. 

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News: Andrew Lawrence Clarifies his Position

Andrew Lawrence has posted an update on his Facebook page attempting to clarify his position following his controversial remarks about women “posing-as-comics” and immigration.

Lawrence opens his post by explaining what he meant by “ethnic comedian” – “A comedian from a minority background who uses their own ethnicity as a foundation for the whole of their act, rather than looking at wider aspects of society and exploring outside of their own personal experience.”

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News: Andrew Lawrence UK Tour

Following his Edinburgh 2014 run, Andrew Lawrence heads back on the road with a UK tour of Reasons To Kill Yourself, starting in Kendal on September 24. 

Dark and uncompromising with a fantastic instinct for killer punchlines, gloriously funny rants, lightening-witted audience interaction and inspired social commentary, Lawrence has  always been distinctive, ground-breaking and original. 

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