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A topical tale about the miner's strike.
The Red Shed is a 47 foot long, wooden, red, Socialist shed in Wakefield where Mark first started to perform in public and where he politically came of age as a student involved in the miners strike. The battle of politics is remembering over forgetting.
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TV's comedy guerilla with his own shrewd take on governmental and corporate exploitation. Mark Thomas is well versed in the art of creative mayhem and over the years his troublemaking has changed laws, cost companies millions and annoyed those who most deserved to be. “One of Britain's greatest storytellers…beautifully-paced and structured…a passionate humanity that surpasses most other work at the Fringe" (The Scotsman). 'A brand of comedy that carries a far weightier purpose than to simply generate laughs.. Cuckooed leaves a lasting impression' (Sunday Herald) 'A clever, funny and angry show... an excoriating, heartfelt monologue...Thomas the polemicist deploys the comedian's eye for a situation's dark absurdities' (The Guardian) 'Thomas's show ruefully tots up the cost of personal betrayal' (Sunday Times) 'Bracing, brilliant and necessary... Mark Thomas is the most intelligent of the modern leftist stand-ups... an unmissable hour' (Theatre Cat). Mark Thomas was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017 and 2016.
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