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Comedy: John Robins - The Darkness of Robins

John Robins: The Darkness of Robins


Award winning comedian John Robins is one of the most exciting and distinctive voices in comedy. He returns to reflect on love, loss and lamenting the fact he can’t break up with himself.

The stand-up, vibe magnet and London’s saddest DJ ™ would love to promise The Darkness of Robins won’t be an hour-long yell of a show, but he can’t. He’ll shout, snarl and sneer in his attempts to grapple with life’s fall-outs in what promises to be a pivotal moment in his being. Powerful, angst-ridden comedy at its finest, this is a must-see from one of the UK’s brightest talents.

This show is RESCHEDULED to Saturday April 28th. Current tickets are valid for the new date and any ticketholders unable to attend can claim a full refund. We apologise for this change, which is because of the artist's filming commitments.

John has firmly established himself on the comedy circuit since his debut in 2005, and with fellow comedian Elis James has enjoyed a meteoric success with The Elis James and John Robins show on Radio X. Which, like Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant and Adam & Joe before them, has spawned one of the UK’s most popular podcasts. The pair recently completed an acclaimed UK tour, selling out Shepherd’s Bush Empire within minutes.

He will headline the upcoming series of Live from the BBC and is a regular face on TV, with recent appearances including Mock The Week , Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled and Russell Howard’s Good News. He also has a host of radio credits under his belt including BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show, The News Quiz and Dilemma.

Hugely Entertaining
The Daily Mirror *****

A former flatmate of a clutch of successful Bristol-based comics that included Russell Howard and Jon Richardson, John Robins could be the next of his peer group to go on to greater things.
The Independant ****

An hour in his charming, generous and honest company is so effortlessly entertaining

One of the most naturally gifted comedians I’ve seen
The Telegraph



Tickets for this event are £15 (under 26s, £12), available from the box office on 01946 692422 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Also available online until noon on Thursday 26th.

The performance begins at 8pm, perfect timing for an early dinner in Rosehill's The Green Room beforehand! The restaurant is busy on performance nights and booking is recommended.



If you're travelling into the area for this event, why not stay over locally by taking advantage of our partnership rate with two top local accommodation providers?

Hunday Manor country house hotel is only £80 B&B per night for two sharing a double or twin room.

Moresby Hall country guesthouse is only £80 B&B per night for two sharing a double or twin room.



Performance times and tickets

    Saturday 28 April • 8pm

  • Tickets £15 • U26 £12

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  • Further Information
  • The show is suitable for ages 16+

    Discounted B&B rates at:
    Hunday Manor quoting code 'Rosehill'
    Moresby Hall quoting code 'Rosehill1'

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