July, 2024

Mark Simmons Quip Off The Mark19jul8:00 PM10:00 PM8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Festival Drayton Centre, Frogmore Rd, Market Drayton, TF9 3AXComedy


Mark Simmons Quip Off The Mark

Star of Mock The Week, BT Sport and ITV, ‘Master of one-liners’, and social media phenomenon MARK SIMMONS brings his sell-out tour show ‘Quip Off the Mark’ to Festival Drayton Centre.

This year Mark’s parents have sold the house he grew up in and has to collect his box of stuff from the loft. Come discover what’s in the box in this top-level one-liner show structured in a way you’ve never seen before.

Mark is the UK Comics’ Comic 2022 Best Act winner and a star of BBC2’s Mock The Week, BT Sport’s DIY pundit and The Rugby’s On. He has also appeared in other TV shows such as ITV’s Out There, BBC Radio 4ExtraStands Up, a Channel 4 pilot starring alongside Bridget Christie, as well as BBC3’s One For The Road. His solo podcast, Jokes With Mark Simmons, where he invites a fellow comic, such as Gary Delaney, Sarah Millican, and Milton Jones to discuss jokes that they’ve written but simply just haven’t worked.

“One of the UK’s pre-eminent pun merchants…the quickest quipster in showbusiness.” – Evening Standard

“Master of one-liners…his (show) consist(s) of literally one liner after one liner, with one or two breaks for the audience to catch their breath before another assault on the laughter and muscles with the next segment.” One4Review *****

“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman

“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke writing.” Chortle


19th July 2024 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Festival Drayton Centre

Frogmore Rd, Market Drayton, TF9 3AX