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Phil Jupitus: Juplicity, Mayday Parade and Curious Directive present Frogman (the week ahead at The Cambridge Junction)
September 22 @ 12:00 am – September 28 @ 11:30 pm£12.50 – £20.00
Phill Jupitus: Juplicity on Sunday 24th September in J2 from 8pm
Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser, and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus for over an hour of tales, laughs and diversions. Watch in delight and/or horror as this experienced funny man drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life and the uncertain world that surrounds it. Adult themes and situations, but delivered childishly.
Phill became a familiar face when he started as team captain on BBC2’s pop quiz Never Mind The Buzzcocks in 1996,which went on to run for 19 years.Aside from Never Mind the Buzzcocks and live stand up shows all over the UK, he also appears as a regular guest on QI (BBC2) and Alan Davies As yet Untitled (Dave), and in 2012 returned to television stand-up for the first time since 2000 with an appearance on Live at the Apollo (BBC1).
On BBC Radio 4 Phill is a regular panellist of the award winning I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue and The Unbelievable Truthand was resident curator on The Museum of Curiosity. In addition, he has presented numerous radio documentaries including, Phill Jupitus’ Comic Strips, Calvin and Hobbes and The Man Who Bought Hendrix’s Stage.
Phill’s theatre work includes playing Bottom in the Bath Theatre Royal production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream, appearing alongside Jason Manford in the UK touring production of The Producers as Franz Liebkind, the West End production of Urinetown in the role of Caldwell B. Cladwell at the Apollo Theatre and his West End singing debut in 2009 when he played Edna Turnblad in the hit musical Hairspray at The Shaftesbury Theatre. Tickets are £17.00, suitable for audience age 14 years and above. Doors and Bar open 7pm. Show starts 8pm. All prices shown include a booking fee.
Mayday Parade on Tuesday 26th September in J1 from 7pm
Ten years ago, a group of friends from Tallahassee, FL formed a band and traveled the country, selling their CD to anyone that would listen in a parking lot at Vans Warped Tour. Building a following from the roots up, one fan at a time, Mayday Parade has garnered a lifelong massive dedicated fanbase, in their evolution from hard-working local band to global force, thanks to energizing concerts and four studio albums full of heart-on-sleeve lyrics.
With a catalogue of six studio recordings, the band is celebrating their beginning with the 10th Anniversary Edition of their beloved debut album A Lesson In Romantics. Celebrating ten years since it’s release, A Lesson In Romantics: Anniversary Edition features six previously-unreleased demo tracks from their original 2007 recording sessions, including never-heard before bonus track “Coming Back With Winter”.
Produced by Zack Odom & Kenneth Mount , the album is their most successful release to date with over 270K sold in the US, spawning fan favorite track “Miserable At Best” which has nearly sold half a million copies. The band just released a new video for single “Black Cat”, taken from the original recording. Tickets are £20.00 each. All prices shown include booking fees. Under 14s to be accompanied by an adult. Box Office & Bar open 1 hour before show start time.
Curious Directive present Frogman on Wednesday 27th, Thursday 28th and Friday 29th September in J3 from 7pm and 9pm
The Great Barrier Reef, 1995. Meera is eleven. It’s her first sleepover. Strawberry Dunkaroos, Sega Mega Drive and coral fragment analysis descends into torch-lit storytelling from sleeping bags. Lights off. In the corner, Meera’s aquarium is beginning to glow. Outside over the reef, the Frogman hovers, looking for traces of a missing child. As police search lights refract through the ocean, the annual coral bloom is due, creating an underwater snowstorm. Time is running out.
A coming-of-age, supernatural thriller, this is a ground-breaking, World first piece of theatre, experienced in VR headsets from double Fringe First-winners, curious directive. Tickets are £12.50 (adults) and £8.00 (concessions). Audience suitable for ages 14 years and above. Duration of show 1 hour. Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before show start time. All prices shown include booking fees.
Other shows appearing at The Junction- Abandonman: Life + Rhymes in J2 on Friday 22nd September, Circus: Anyday in J2 on Saturday 23rd September and Lee Nelson: Serious Joker in J2 on Thursday 28th September.
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