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Every Monday we feature content from one of our favourite comedians to help you kick start your week with a good laugh and to brush off those weekday blues. Discover new artists we love and get closer to the artists you already adore.

This week's featured comedian is Aaron Simmonds

Aaron Simmonds
The Silliest Superest Heroest Podcast

Aaron has real stage presence and never fails to put audiences at ease. An amazing artist, MC and an all round great bloke, Aaron is a staple of at many of our clubs up and down the U.K..

Aaron’s comedic style is story-based, with clever one-liners interspersed throughout. He offers sharply-observed comedy which is grounded in his disability, but is by no means limited by it.  Amiable, likeable and with a commanding presence on stage, Aaron is an exciting talent and is destined for great things.

Aaron performed his critically-acclaimed debut show, Disabled Coconut, at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2019. It detailed a complicated relationship alongside the absurdity of “competitive disability”. Some people have got the idea, he explains, that because of his upper body strength and background in sport, he is “not disabled enough.

This year (2022) sees Aaron is bringing two shows to the Edinburgh fringe from 3rd - 29th August. He is also touring his latest show across the U.K. Tickets for both shows can be purchased directly through Aaron's website (link above)

"Superb storyteller... easy to see why he is an award winner... Just go" ★★★★ Scotsman

"Talented comedian who has the audience in the palm of his hand" ★★★★

"Refreshingly different" ★★★★ Metro

The Russell Howard Hour
The Stand Up Sketch Show
BBC At The Edinburgh Festivals
The Edinburgh Show
Unexpected Fluids
BBC New Comedy Award
Laura Whitmore's Sunday Session
The Afternoon Show

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If you really enjoy Aaron make sure you like and share video content with your friends, follow Aaron on the social links above and come to one of our upcoming clubs he's performing at... Stand up comedy is always best experienced live!

​Check out Aaron’s website for upcoming shows and tour dates and if you’re heading to Edinburgh this summer make sure you go watch his latest show, which is at the Pleasance Courtyard everyday (3rd Aug - 29th Aug) at 3:20pm…

You can see Aaron performing with us at the following shows

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