An Evening with Trygve Wakenshaw - His Best Of

A co-presentation between The Lyric and Activate Performing Arts

The internationally adored physical comedian Trygve Wakenshaw presents a compilation of his best acting to date for this special Lyric-only event. Featuring favourite moments from his award winning shows NAUTILUS and KRAKEN as well as brand new material and playful improvisation, this night with Trygve is not to be missed.

Trygve will be performing Squidboy at The Lyric too the previous night. Tickets are £12 per show or £20 for both shows, available from Bridport Arts Centre: 01308 424204 / and Bearkat Bistro. Doors and bar open at 7:30pm.


“Astonishing, original, witty and engrossing.” ★★★★★ – THE ARTS DESK

“Incredibly clever, yet entirely stupid comedy…one of the most entertaining shows I’ve ever seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.”  ★★★★★ – EDINBLOGGER

“A living cartoon…genuinely hilarious… an incredibly captivating night of comedy.” ★★★★★ The – PUBLIC REVIEWS

“Wonderfully creative in ways that other people who have moved in similar territory have not even begun to explore.” ★★★★ – EDINBURGH GUIDE

“So magical, so delightfully playful. Wakenshaw leaves his audience slack-jawed with admiration.” ★★★★ – THE SCOTSMAN

“The kind of funny you get when not just the rug but the whole floor and foundations are pulled right out from under you.”★★★★ – THE GUARDIAN

“It’s impossible to watch without bated breath to see where it’s going next…this is an excellent show” ★★★★ – ONE4REVIEW

“Trygve is a Loony Toons creation made flesh…you can’t help but be carried away by the pure joy of his madcap landscapes.” ★★★★  - FEST

“Expertly-performed and largely-silent…the New Zealander continues to hit the physical comedy jackpot.” ★★★★ – THE LIST

“A master of his art…the physical performance is enough to convert anybody to the art of clowning” ★★★★ – THE SKINNY

“Very funny… this is expert stuff” ★★★★ – THE MIRROR

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Phone: 01308 424204

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