THE ROB AUTON SHOW
Following a critically acclaimed sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival 2023- award winning writer, comedian and actor Rob Auton brings his latest show ‘The Rob Auton Show’ to TOM THUMB THEATRE. Rob has written ten hit Edinburgh Festival Fringe comedy/theatre/spoken-word shows on specific themes including the colour yellow in ‘The Yellow Show’, sleep in ‘The Sleep Show’ and hair in ‘The Hair Show’. In his most autonbiographical show to date, Rob turns the pen on himself to explore the memories and feelings that create his life on a daily basis.
Praise for ‘The Rob Auton Show’
“This is a life affirming high water mark of what can be achieved in stand-up.”
British Comedy Guide
“You'll laugh a lot, you'll smile a lot and, mark my words, you'll want to see him again. One of my favourite shows this year.” Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke ★★★★★
“Like a sunbeam from heaven in human form, Auton is a constant delight.” Mark Wareham, The Mail On Sunday ★★★★
“remarkably insightful and uplifting. From the very start, Rob Auton holds the audience in the palm of his hand… a rarity to find a comedy show that will leave you feeling this rejuvenated and optimistic.” Meta, EdFringe Review ★★★★★
Rob Auton is the most thoughtful comedian I have ever seen. It is a rarity to find a comedy show that will leave you feeling this rejuvenated and optimistic.
Ed Fringe Review
“whimsical wonder… certainly gets you in a proper mood to enjoy the human experience, both during and after the show.” Sean McCarthy, The Comic’s Comic ★★★★
“both hysterically funny and quite moving… a master wordsmith at the top of his game” David Cox, DarkChat ★★★★★
“beautifully crafted; just like Auton’s comedy… his act is well honed and his ease is infectious… Watching, you’d struggle not be swept up in the charm of it all”
Isobel Lewis, The Independent ★★★★
Auton is effortlessly funny in a wise and timeless kind of way.
“The Rob Auton Show is unlike any other stand-up comedy show in existence… a very personal performance that mixes comedy with spoken word poetry in an expression of bittersweet nostalgia… It's unlikely that there would be a dry eye left in the auditorium after hearing Rob Auton perform.” Katerina Partolina Schwartz, Broadway Baby ★★★★
“Auton has a wonderful way of making everyday things seems magnificent and his clear love for life and its wonders is so beautiful… a delight to watch… A captivating and wonderful dive into the human experience” Esmé Violet Anderson, Entertainment Now ★★★★
“It’s a lovely hour of storytelling… gentle and heartfelt but packs some very big laughs… This is a finely crafted show, with great callbacks, and his last routine – delivered with passion – acts as a reminder that we all here for the human experience.” Veronica Lee, The Arts Desk ★★★★
“Outstanding… his delightfully titled world-view is a joy for life” Will Quinn, The Quinntessential Review ★★★★
“thoroughly enjoyable” Chris Poppe, The Real Chrisparkle ★★★★
Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of The Fringe ★★★★
‘A genuine original’ (Guardian). ‘Makes laughter out of wonder. We need him’ (Scotsman). ‘Charming, eccentric and uplifting’ (Independent). ‘Brilliant’ (Stewart Lee). ‘One of my absolute favourites’ (Daniel Kitson). ‘Rob Auton is the mother freaking greatest’ James Acaster.
TV credits include – Starstruck, Cold Feet, The End of the F*cking World, Miracle Workers, The Russell Howard Show, Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central.
Winner Best Daily Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020
Winner Dave Joke of the Fringe 2013
Winner Three Weeks Editor’s Choice Awards 2017
Tom Thumb Theatre, 2A Eastern Esplanade, CT9 2LB Margate
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