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Mark Thomas: ‘America has elected a man who has been publicly endorsed by the KKK, and that is f*****g terrifying.’

Mark's latest show the Big Red Shed is on it's way to Lincoln. Photo: Unavoidable PR

In the early hours of Wednesday November 9, 2016 it was decided that Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States of America.

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Comedy festival to take over Lincoln


This autumn Lincoln will be holding its eighth comedy festival, hosting over 20 comedy performances in Lincoln’s Drill Hall, LPAC and Engine Shed.

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Mark Thomas to expose arms trade secrecy in Lincoln

Mark Thomas: Cuckooed promo photo

Gregor Smith talks to political comedian Mark Thomas, who brings his latest show Cuckooed to the Drill Hall on Thursday evening.

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Cardinal Burns prepare for Lincoln “best of” sketch show

Cardinal Burns with dog

Gregor Smith interviews Seb Cardinal, one half of Cardinal Burns, a sketch comedy duo that found national fame in a hit Edinburgh Fringe show and two Channel 4 series.

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Stunning aerial theatre in ‘Not Until We Are Lost’

Ockham's Razor returned to Lincoln, performing stunning aerial theatre.

Theatre group Ockahm’s Razor returned to Lincoln once again, with a new show. Frances Griffin went to see how the group’s aerial acrobatics compare to traditional theatre.

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Lincoln Shorts III was ‘inspiring’

Tim Johns, the founder of Lincoln Shorts, hosting the night. Photo: David Wriglesworth

Lincoln Shorts III showcased a number of short films, directed, produced and animated by local filmmakers.. James Hicks went along to see them.

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The Boy with Tape on His Face leaves Lincoln speechless


Lincoln’s Comedy Festival began at the Drill Hall on Saturday, September 29th with The Boy with Tape on His Face. Gayathri Kanagasundaram went along.

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Actions speak louder than words in Sam Wills’ act


Sam Wills breaks the silence on his act, “The Boy With Tape On His Face,” as Luke Botham spoke to him ahead of the show in Lincoln at the end of the month.

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Lincoln short film night to showcase local submissions

Tim Johns has released several short films on YouTube, including NEIGHbours: The Horse Soap Opera. Photo: Tim Johns

Music videos, comedy shorts and original drama will all be shown at a new short film night at the Drill Hall in July – and anyone can submit films to be shown at the event.

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Seth Lakeman promises a ‘real hoedown’ for the Drill Hall

Seth Lakeman has brought together folk and pop to create a sound popular with the masses. Photo: Damian Rafferty

Seth Lakeman sold out the Drill Hall on December 8th and after a flawless performance it’s clear to see why. Jonathan Markwell relives the show.

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