Punchlining Above Their Weight – Blog

Chris Phillips and Kevin Hudson used their comedy skills for good by devising and performing Punchlining Above Their Weight as part of Leicester Comedy Festival 2017, at the same time raising funds for Soft Touch Arts.

Their two shows took place at the Soft Touch HQ and BrewDog and it was an absolute pleasure to split our sides at their impressive, unique and personally quirky jokes. Whether it was about stuff you can see from space, park running, Simon and Garfunkel, or how many seagulls it takes for you to win the Lottery, it was a fine way to entertain the audience.

Chris and Kevin raised a whopping £750 through the two shows which will go straight back into our work offering creative opportunities for disadvantaged young people.



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