Mock The Week Star Andy Parsons Set to Entertain Dumfries

Andy Parsons, the renowned comedian and television personality, is set to captivate audiences with a live performance at The Theatre Royal in Dumfries.

The eagerly anticipated show will take place on Wednesday, the 12th of July, starting at 7:30pm 

Doors for this special event will open at 6:30pm, allowing attendees to find their seats and get settled before the performance begins.


Parsons, best known for his appearances on Mock The Week and his notable contributions as a writer for Weekending and Smith and Jones, has a rich background in comedy. His talent and wit have earned him a prominent position in the entertainment industry, and his work on the groundbreaking Spitting Image further solidified his reputation.

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Throughout his career, Parsons has showcased his comedic skills on various radio and TV shows, leaving a lasting impression on audiences. His performances on programs such as Live at the Apollo, QI, The Stand-Up Show, The Comedy Store, and They Think It’s All Over have delighted viewers and garnered him a dedicated following.

One of Parsons’ most notable ongoing projects is the highly acclaimed Slacktivist Action Group, held monthly at London’s prestigious Soho Theatre.

This unique show features Parsons interviewing politicians, comedians, and activists, providing an insightful and thought-provoking experience. The interviews are also released as a podcast under the same name, allowing a wider audience to engage with the discussions.

In addition to his regular engagements, Parsons embarked on a nationwide tour in 2017 with his show, Peak Bullsh*t. The tour saw him perform in various locations across the United Kingdom, further solidifying his popularity. In fact, his hard work and dedication earned him the distinction of being named the third most hardworking comedian in the UK by Ents 24.

Now, as he warms up for another national tour, Andy Parsons has chosen The Theatre Royal in Dumfries as the venue for an intimate airing of his brand new show. This performance is a special opportunity for fans and comedy enthusiasts to witness Parsons’ comedic prowess ahead of his upcoming appearance at the Edinburgh Festival.

With his impeccable timing, sharp observations, and engaging stage presence, Andy Parsons is set to deliver an evening of laughter and entertainment that will leave the audience thoroughly entertained. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable live performance by one of the industry’s most talented comedians.

Tickets for Andy Parsons’ show at The Theatre Royal in Dumfries are available for purchase now. Secure your seat and prepare to be entertained by a true comedy genius.


“Coruscating live performer specialising in lacerating topical gags” – The Independent

“Potent live performer… can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words” –  The Times

“Hysterical live show. Andy Parsons is on fire” – The Mirror

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