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King Onion A Bird In The Hand

A Bird In The Hand

King Onion A Bird In The Hand

Three childhood pals find themselves lost in the bush, after setting out on an ill-conceived crusade for glory, self-worth and honour. 
Will they finally capture youthful glory or succumb to the perils of the wilderness?

A fast, loose and weird late-night sketch show. 

Ryan Zorzut (The Y2K Bug, Skithouse - unpaid background extra), Simon McCulloch (Trillcumber, Chunkin' It) & Matt Jenner (What Dat Crem?, Improv Against Humanity) are three accomplished comedians with a myriad of live sketch comedy shows under their belt. 

'Terrifically funny.' Squirrel Comedy

'Clever, high energy performances.' The Music

'Energy so high it will not let you down.' TongueTV

Suitable for audiences 18+

This show contains: Drug references, Horror.


Before and after the show

  • Festival Club

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