Joseph Parsons: Underdog
Joseph Parsons (As seen on Channel 4) presents his debut hour: ‘Underdog’. In this fun-filled hour of comedy, Parsons discusses fan culture, sporting idols and celebrates the LGBTQ+ heroes in sport.
With his trademark friendly high-energy presence on stage, Parsons will tell the uplifting story of how he challenged his anxiety of joining a football team.
In the wake of the recent homophobic comments of Israel Folau and Margaret Court, and in a world where hate is on the rise in sport, there are a host of incredible people paving the way for a brighter future. It’s a story that is being rewritten. This show hopes to be part of that.
This show is not just for sports fans, it’s for people who champion the underdog.
16 FEB – 18:45
23 MAR – 17:30
6 APR – 17:30
17 MAY – 20:30
Quotes and Features
“Very high energy, well-written material that a lot of effort has clearly been put into”
Featured in “Top 10 Must See LGBT Acts of the Fringe 2019”
“We just want to say a MASSIVE THANKYOU to @posephjarsons who donated money from his stand up shows this summer to Football v Homophobia. Joe you are an FvH Hero.”
“Some of this was more important for me to hear than I actually know how to put into words. Thank you”
“Went to see @posephjarsons on a whim and it turned out to be one of the best we saw”
“Very much pointing everyone a the #EdFringe in the direction of @posephjarsons ‘s Baggy point during its short run. Some real food for thought among the laughs and cringes”