Children's Shows Comedy Theatre ThisWeek In London

Three To See on 3 Dec: Mawaan Rizwan – Juice, The Gingerbread Man, Nath Valvo – Show Pony

By | Published on Monday 26 November 2018

And today’s ThisWeek-tipped, LDN-based events are…

Mawaan Rizwan – Juice | Battersea Arts Centre | 3-8 Dec (pictured)
I was very attracted, I must confess, by Mawaan Rizwan’s pineapple head publicity shot, but that’s definitely not the reason he’s ended up on today’s hit list. He had a great run up at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe earlier this year, and won some serious praise from assorted critics. “A deeply personal and skillfully physical show about love, liberation, Missy Elliot and what happens when you accidentally make your mum famous.” See the venue website here for more.

The Gingerbread Man | Jacksons Lane | 1-24 Dec
“Chase after our cheeky gingerbread hero as he sets off on the biggest adventure of his life – out of the kitchen, through the town, across the fields and all the way to the river. Now if he could just avoid that sly old fox…” Hurrah, one for the kids, and it’s obviously got a Christmas feel to it (you know, gingerbread), for lo, this is Jacksons Lane’s Christmas show. Looks great. See this page here for details.

Nath Valvo – Show Pony | Soho Theatre | 3-8 Dec
“Nath Valvo has some big questions to ask. Should he donate sperm? Why do night markets exist? Why do people play mixed netball?” This one’s got accolades coming out of his ears so I think going to see him should guarantee you a laugh or three. Winner Best Comedy Adelaide Fringe Weekly Awards 2018, nominee Best Newcomer Edinburgh Fringe 2016, nominee Best Comedy Show Perth Fringe 2016. Step this way to book tickets.