Bound & Gagged

Sam Avery: The Learner Parent

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Fri 5 Jul, 20:00
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About

Parenthood is a crafty beast. The second you master something it changes the game so you're rubbish at it again.

Stand-up comedian, viral blogger and bestselling author Sam Avery (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a head-full of hair loss later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood.

Sam's honest, messy account of wrestling with sleep deprivation and breast pumps - right through to his botched attempts at discipline and pathetic bids to stifle various toddler tantrums that definitely registered on the Richter scale - will have you testing your pelvic floor with laughter.

2 x 45 minutes + interval.

Ticket information

£19

Reviews

  • 'Quick wit and painfully funny'

    Metro
  • 'A gifted storyteller'

    The List

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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