Mark Thomas: A Show that Gambles on the Future - Preview

October 03, 2017 - December 15, 2017 | UK Tour

Photograph © Jane Hobson.

Few could have anticipated the events of 2016, and even fewer seem to know where they will lead us or where we are going. But fear not! With his new show A Show that Gambles on the FutureMark Thomas sets out to discover what the future has in store for us by collecting and examining his own predictions and those of his audiences before literally taking a gamble on their outcome.  By making futurologists of us all, he will create a fantastical, hilarious and possibly accurate vision of the world. And maybe even make a few quid on the side!

Having only just concluded his award-winning trilogy of personal, one-man shows in sell-out national tours, Mark leaps straight back into his mischievous best as he returns to the road this autumn with yet another brand new escapade. But don’t just take our word for it – Exciting Stuff recently chatted to the man himself about the new show.

With sell-out shows, non-stop awards, the highest critical acclaim, his own TV and radio shows, numerous documentaries, published books,  Guinness World Records, influencing changes in the law, creating manifestos and exposing arms trade dealers, it’s no wonder that Mark is one of the UK’s most recognised performers and influential activists.

For all the latest from Mark, you can follow him on Twitter.

 

TOUR DATES

 

OCTOBER

Tues 3rd                                     YORK, Pocklington Arts Centre

Weds 4th                                    SALE, Waterside Arts

Thurs 5th                                   NORWICH, Playhouse

Fri 6th                                        LEICESTER, Y Theatre

Tues 10th                                   COLCHESTER, Arts Centre

Weds 11th                                  CHELTENHAM, Pittville Pump Rooms

Thurs 12th                                 DIDCOT, Cornerstone

Fri 13th                                      FOLKESTONE, Quarterhouse

Tues 17th – Sat 28th               LONDON: Leicester Square Theatre

Tues 31st                                   NOTTINGHAM, Lakeside Arts

 

NOVEMBER

Weds 1st                                    DONCASTER, Cast

Thurs 2nd-Fri 3rd                    BRISTOL, Hen & Chickens

Tues 7th                                     EASTLEIGH, The Point

Weds 8th                                   CAMBRIDGE, Junction

Thurs 9th                                   SHEFFIELD, Memorial

Fri 10th                                      STOCKTON, Arc

Tues 14th                                   SWINDON, Arts Centre

Weds 15th                                  LINCOLN, Drill Hall

Thurs 16th                                 BIRMINGHAM, Mac

Fri 17th                                      SOUTHEND, Chalkwell Park Rooms

Tues 21st                                   HOVE, Old Market

Weds 22nd                               CANTERBURY, Gulbenkian

Thurs 23rd                               TUNBRIDGE WELLS, Trinity Theatre

Fri 24th                                     WAVENDON, Stables

Tues 28th                                  YORK, Crescent Community Venue

Weds 29th                                 LANCASTER, Dukes

Thurs 30th                                 HEBDEN BRIDGE, Trades Club

 

DECEMBER

Fri 1st                                        DISS, Corn Hall

Tues 5th                                    BUXTON, Pavilion

Weds 6th                                  KENDAL, Brewery Arts

Thurs 7th-Fri 8th                    BELFAST, Black Box

Weds 13th                                HASTINGS, St Mary’s in the Castle

Thurs 14th                                MARGATE, Theatre Royal

Fri 15th                                      FALMOUTH, The Poly

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