Paul Foot: Swan Power

Paul Foot: Swan Power

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On Saturday 16th October 2021, The Frazer Theatre Comedy Club is delighted to welcome Paul Foot back to Knaresborough. This show which was originally due to take place on Saturday 24th October 2020. All tickets purchased for the original date have been transferred.

The multi-award winning comedian presents his brand new show. Tired of the goose? Swan Power is here. Paul opens his beak and explores topics including Nanna on the rack, murdering Santas and interfering ambulance drivers (self-appointed busybodies!) Plus Billy Zane’s Valuable Diamond (c/o RMS Titanic). Live by the swan, fly by the swan.

Tickets are £15 (10% booking fee applies) and are available from our online box office by clicking Buy Tickets. Please see our Covid-19 Safety Measures and Entry Requirements below.

Doors open at 7.30pm and the show starts at 8pm.

Paul Foot has made numerous television and radio appearances, the most recent of which include “8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown” Channel 4, ABC Australia’s “Melbourne Gala”, “Breaking The News” BBC Radio Scotland and “Dave News” for Dave at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe. In 2019 he also made a triumphant debut at Glastonbury and played the comedy tents of many of the most prestigious summer festivals. Excerpts of his many much-loved appearances on “Never Mind The Buzzcocks” have garnered over a million views on YouTube. A BBC New Comedy Award and Daily Telegraph Open Mic winner, he has been nominated twice for the Barry Award at The Melbourne Comedy Festival and has been voted Best of The Fest International and Best International Act at the Sydney and Perth Comedy Festivals respectively.

“An exquisite symphony of jubilant madness” The Melbourne Age

“It’s risky to call someone unique but Paul Foot is pretty close” Three Weeks

“A wonderful ear for language and a talent for creating glorious spirals of absurdity out of the simplest of starting points” The Guardian

“Like a rare exotic bird, he’s special” The Daily Express

“Sublime, original, brilliant” The Independent

“Something of a comic genius” The Sydney Morning Herald

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Covid-19 Safety Measures and Entry Requirements

As we welcome audiences back to the Frazer theatre we want to make sure that we keep both them and our volunteers as safe as possible. We have implemented a range of measures in place that we want to make you aware of and we thank you in advance for adhering to these when you visit us. Please make sure that all members of your party are aware of these measures.

Confirm your Covid-19 Status

If you have tested positive for COVID, or are experiencing symptoms, we ask that you please don’t attend the event.

Everyone 16 years or over will be required to show one of the following:

• A valid NHS Covid Pass;
• Proof of a negative lateral flow test logged within 48 hours of the event;
• Printed vaccination card showing two vaccinations have been completed at least 14 days before the day of the event

Where possible we encourage people to use the NHS Covid Pass which we will be able to scan on the day. This will not tell us anything other than your name and whether or not you meet one or more of the following criteria. It will not tell us which of the criteria you meet.

• You are double vaccinated with the second dose received at least 14 days ago
• You have logged a negative lateral flow test result on the Government website within the last 48 hours
• You have had a case of Covid-19 confirmed by a PCR test within the last 180 days (and more than 10 days ago)

We do, however, understand that this might not be possible for everybody so we will also accept text/email confirmations of negative test results logged on the Government website OR a timestamped photograph of a negative lateral flow test, with the attendees face in the photograph OR the printed vaccination card and photographic ID for those who are fully vaccinated.

For more details on how to obtain an NHS Covid Pass or how to undertake a lateral flow test please click here.

Face Coverings

We ask that all volunteers and audience members, unless exempt, wear a face covering when moving around inside the theatre. Once you are in your seat you may remove it if you choose to do so.

Arriving at the Theatre and Intervals

Doors open 30 minutes before the show starts – please arrive in good time.

Before the show the queue to enter the theatre will be outside.

During the interval we may need to extend the bar queue outside if the area becomes too congested or to help with social distancing – please bear this in mind, particularly if it is raining.

Audience members are asked to be considerate of others and maintain social distancing when queuing at the door, bar or toilets. If one of our volunteers asks you to move please follow their guidance.

We ask audience members to leave the bar area if they are not queuing for the bar or toilets.

Card Payments Only

In order to minimise contact with our volunteers, we will only be accepting card payments on the door and at the bar. Please ensure that you have a credit or debit card with you.

Ventilation

Before the show and during intervals we will be opening all external doors to provide ventilation. Please be aware that this could make the auditorium colder than usual.

Hygiene

During your visit please use the hand sanitiser available and wash your hands regularly. There will be hand sanitisers available upon entering the theatre, at the bar and in the toilets.

Leaving the Theatre

When leaving the theatre please take any empty glasses, cans, bottles or other rubbish with you and put in the bins provided in the bar area.

Please be aware of those around you and maintain your distance.

Questions

If you have any questions about anything above, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mailing box.office@frazertheatre.co.uk.


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