Lee Nelson, Jason Byrne and much more at Alban Arena

THE ANCIENT Australian art of genital origami is back with a new show at the Alban Arena next Tuesday, October 25.

Puppetry of the Penis has broken all box office records over the past 10 years and the new show, which can be seen at 8pm, will be introducing the latest 3D projection technology with the audience being given 3D glasses to wear.

The show features two strapping puppeteers who manipulate their genitals into various shapes, objects and landmarks.

Tickets are �18, available from the Arena box office on 01727 844488 or online at www.alban-arena.co.uk

Edinburgh’s top-selling comedian Jason Byrne appears at the Arena next Thursday, October 27, with his brand-new show Cirque du Byrne.


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It promises to be an anarchy-packed show of acrobatic proportions taking in deviously-constructed comic spectacle, on-stage farce, audience interaction and daring comic stunts.

Jason said: “It seems loads of comedians are starting to wear suits and becoming really successful. I like to be a bit unique so I’ve splashed out on a ringmaster’s outfit for my new show and I’ll be going on tour to make the money back.”

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Jason’s original brand of high-energy lunacy has resulted in sell-out shows and accolades including Perrier Award nominations and, most recently, the Sony Radio Gold Award for Best Comedy for his Radio 2 sitcom The Jason Byrne Show.

The Arena show starts at 8pm and tickets are �15.

Lee Nelson, star of BBC Three’s hit comedy series Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show, stops off at the Arena next Friday, October 28, as part of a 42-date national stand-up tour.

With best mate and “fat legend” Omelette in tow, he will be appearing at 8pm.

Lee Nelson’s Well Good Show has been a ratings hit with consolidated viewing figures of over 2 million per episode and the second series is currently on air on Thursday nights.

Tickets are �22.50.

Sky Sports fallen heroes Richard Keys and Andy Gray are appearing at the Arena from 7.30pm next Saturday, October 29.

Credited with being the driving force behind Sky Sports rise to football supremacy, the duo are making their first theatre tour since losing their jobs amid allegations of sexism.

Richard Keys has almost 30 years experience as a television and sport presenter and with Andy Gray, he clocked up over a thousand games and became synonymous with the rise of Premiership football worldwide.

Andy Gray had a glittering football career during which he scored 433 goals with Aston Villa, Wolves and Everton among others.

After retiring as a player, he became a football commentator, pundit and analyst on Sky Sports.

The evening begins with one hour of talk, anecdotes and opinion followed by a half hour, no-holds-barred, Q&A session.

Tickets are �22.50 and �19.

One of the most iconic groups in soul history, The Stylistics, perform at the Arena from 8pm next Sunday, October 30.

The group behind such recognisable hits as Stop, Look, Listen to your Heart, You Are Everything and Betcha by Golly Wow, still feature two of the original members and are fronted by Harold ‘Eban’ Brown, former singer with Wilbur Hart’s Delfonics.

Tickets are �23.50 and �22.

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