Jim Tavaré: From Deadpan to Bedpan (4 stars)

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Jim Tavaré: From Deadpan to Bedpan

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In 2017 comedian Jim Tavaré (BAFTA Award-winner, Harry Potter actor and double bassist) was involved in a near fatal head-on automobile collision in Los Angeles. Returning to the Fringe for the first time in 20 years, he tells the story of how a quick trip to the shops changed his life forever. One comedian, one dog and a DIY disaster. 'One of the funniest and most original performers around.' (Independent). 'Fresh, funny and imaginative.' (Guardian). 'As dry as a critic’s mouth in the morning' (List).

occasional strong language

Age category: 14+

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Reviews & features

Jim Tavaré: From Deadpan to Bedpan

19 Aug 20184 stars

A long-awaited return is a triumph albeit one fuelled by trauma

Jim Tavaré – maybe better known to some as the tall comedian from the 90s in the smart penguin suit, who used to do stand-up next to his double bass – has a story to tell. He makes that clear from the get-go: his new show is less about jokes and more…

Jim Tavaré: 'Just going on stage can help depression'

2 Aug 2018

Returning 90s Fringe star no longer worries about dying in front of an audience after nearly perishing for real last year

Lying in his car with a broken neck, 15 broken ribs, punctured lung and a hand detached from the wrist, surveying an exposed bone sticking through his leg, Jim Tavaré pondered 'is there a show in this?' He chuckles at the memory, one of only a few he…

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