Sooz Kempner: Playstation Comes To Brighton

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Twitter sensation and BBC Radio 4 regular, Sooz Kempner takes to the road in her debut UK comedy tour, following a totally sold-out Edinburgh Festival residency which played to notable critical acclaim. .She will come to  Brighton Komedia on Thursday the 18th of May.

In 1998, Sooz got a PlayStation, a console for the first generation of adult gamers, and finally felt grown-up.

But is she a grown up, even now? Audiences will find out in ‘Playstation’, a stand-up show exploring memories of growing up in the 90s through comedy anecdotes, song and multimedia accompaniments. Replete with nostalgia, Playstation is a show for anyone who remembers the 90s or had big dreams as a kid (gamers and non-gamers alike)!

Sooz is an award-winning comedy performer, singer, writer, and actor who has written and performed eight solo stand-up hours at the Edinburgh Fringe. She is a regular collaborator with Richard Thomas (Jerry Springer the Opera, Made in Dagenham) and hosts two podcasts, Mystery on the Rocks and QueenPod, the official podcast for the band Queen. She will soon be seen in the upcoming Amazon Prime series Dinner With The Parents, a US remake of Friday Night Dinner.

Throughout lockdown, Sooz went viral time and time again with a variety of online content including hilarious performances as Nadine Dories and Liz Truss, unforgettable turns such as performing Trump speeches verbatim Liza Minnelli, and tales of her time as a Christina Aguilera tribute act for a company that turned out to be a money laundering operation for the Cypriot mafia.

With her viral videos entertaining millions, her Trump speeches as Liza Minnelli received coverage in the Chicago Tribune and LA Times and Her Nadine and Liz videos have had coverage in The Guardian, The Independent, the i Paper and The Mirror. Her fans include Hugh Laurie, Rylan Clarke and H from Steps!

 What the press have said about Sooz Kempner 

‘Kempner has funny bones and an effortless audience rapport.’ ★★★★ The Scotsman

‘Funny, witty and endlessly charming.’ ★★★★ Broadway World

‘A new wave of comedy’ The Guardian 

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‘Incredible… it shouldn’t work but it really, really does’ Independent

‘Kempner is brilliant’ LA Times

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