Simon Caine: Laughter Is The Best Placebo

  • Sunday05/02/2017
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Want to come hear / see comedian Simon Caine try out new jokes for his 2017 show? Well, you’re in luck. This is a work-in-progress show towards his 2nd solo hour. The show is about gender, mental health, the conversations that go in your head and the insecurities you never share.

Book now, it makes the perfect gift for Christmas*

*I mean… it makes a gift.

£3 (inc all fees) per seat ahead of time.

Ride or Die.


About the show

My life is a constant search for emotional and electrical outlets. If you can relate, this is the show for you.

About the performer

Simon Caine has been performing stand up for over 5 years. He’s done over 700 gigs and taken part in 2 Edinburgh Fringe shows. This will be his second solo show.

Here’s a list of awards Simon has come close to winning –

Laughing Horse New Act 2014 – Finalist
Reading New Act Competition 2012 – Finalist
Comedy Store Gong Show – Finalist (2nd place, April 2012)
Comedy Store Gong Show – Finalist (5th place, March 2012)
Laughing Horse New Act 2012 – Quarter Finalist
Leicester Square New Act 2011 – Quarter Finalist
You Must Be Joking 2011 – Finalist
Reading New Act Competition 2011 – Runner Up

Quotes from other comedians / writers –


“That was awesome. I liked it… I don’t know why. But it was great. I’ll have you back” – Mike Manera (Piccadilly Comedy Club, 2016)

“What you’re doing is great… the problem is nobody understands it.” – Iain Coyle (Dave TV Comedy Commissioner, 2016)

“Really glad I got to see that. It was a really great set. You’re taking real and personal things and making them funny which isn’t easy to do. One of the two stand out sets of the night… and amazing crowd control” – Geoff Whiting (Mirth Control – 2016)


“The Martin Luther King Jr of comedy.” – Broadway Baby, 2015

“This is one of the few comedians to make me howl with laughter this year…” – comedian Adam Bloom (2015)


“One of the best things I’ve seen this fringe. Charming, endearing and honest comedy which is genuinely funny – and family friendly too!” – Comedian Tom Appleton (2014).

“delicious witticisms” – Eric Heisserer (film director and screenwriter, 2014)

“It’s hard to tell when you’re joking and when you’re being serious” – Adam Kay from Amateur Transplants (2014)

“Keep an eye on what Simon does because in 3 years time everybody else will be trying to do it.” – Stu Goldsmith (2014)

“sharp writing” – Julia Chamberlain, Chortle (2014)



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