Sunday, 18 September 2016

Preview: Sofie Hagen at Newcastle The Stand

Sofie Hagen - Shimmer Shatter
Newcastle The Stand
Friday 28th October 2016

WINNER: Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer 2015
WINNER: Chortle Awards Best Newcomer – 2014
WINNER:  Laughing Horse New Act of the Year - 2013
FINALIST:  Leicester Square New Comedian - 2013
FINALIST:  Piccadilly Comedy Club New Act of the Year - 2013
FINALIST:  Danish Open in Stand Up - 2012

Last year’s Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer winner Sofie Hagen hits the UK with her first ever nationwide tour of her hotly anticipated second solo show, Shimmer Shatter.

Following the success of last year’s show, where she enjoyed a total sell-out run and a plethora of the highest critical acclaim before bagging the Newcomer award at the Fringe, Sofie has now proven herself to be one of the strongest acts in the industry today. She began her Guilty Feminist Podcast earlier this year with Deborah Frances-White, which has since reached  over half a million downloads, and her four-week run of Bubblewrap went on to perform a sell-out run at London’s Soho Theatre.

Although her assured, informed and deeply personal  comedy has made her a star on stage in the UK, she has began to branch out to television and radio, writing and performing for Live From the BBC (BBC3), The One Show (BBC1), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), and The Now Show (Radio 4). In Denmark she was chosen to perform at the prestigious 1700+ capacity Royal Opera House for the Danish Comedy Gala in 2012 as ‘The New Hopes of Comedy’ and has since performed internationally at festivals from Altitude in Austria to the Melbourne comedy festival.  

On The Web:
 TWITTER: @SofieHagen

Tickets: Sofie appears at The Stand Newcastle as part of the Alternative Newcastle Festival at 5:30pm – tickets cost £8. To book online ONLINE LINK or call 0844 693 3336

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