A Press of Suspects {presents} "Comedy at Royal William Yard: Ocean Studios"

26th October 2022 to 23rd November 2022 Ocean Studios Performance Grown Ups
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After September’s incredible sell out show Comedy returns to Royal William Yard! Come brighten up these dark times and get some laughter back in your life. Local Plymouth Promoters A Press of Suspects return with a great line up at a great price!

Local restaurants at The Yard are also offering up some discounts for ticket holders so you can grab a bite to eat before the show! Wagamama are offering 10% and WildWood are offering a staggering 30% off your final bill!

And what a line up…..

Anna Keirle: In 2003 Anna replied to an advert for new comedians. She had no material and had never done a stand up set. Her third ever gig saw her come second in the Funny Women awards. She reached the Edinburgh Fringe final of “So you think you're funny?” with her fifth gig, compered by Bill Bailey .Her sixth gig was in Torquay on a Wednesday night.

Anna has a cheeky comedic storytelling style and has been described as a bumpkin, she has, however ,won the Weakest Link! Performing as a standup locally and Internationally a quick witted, responsive MC she has experience from festivals, and clubs to prestigious events.

Martin Talbot: A stalwart of the Bristol comedy scene, Martin runs the well established Comedy Loft night and has developed a fantastic set using multimedia to punctuate his original comedic style. Is about to do a nationwide tour with Chris Arnold, catch him while you can!

Phil Wathern: Another Bristol based comedian who has recently got through to the Stand Up for Cider comedy competition finals. With a confident stage presence and great material, Phil is a rising star!

Constance Velocity: The mysterious enigma that is Constance! A musical act that is a representation of mother nature in all her splendour. A silly and wonderful act with a whimsy and guitar style to die for!

Hosted by the Anarchic Willtordian Ballorian Edwardian

Tickets are just £10.00 which is an incredible price for this line-up.

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Event Dates

Date Time Venue Info
Wed 26th Oct 8:00pm Full Cafe Event booking Available
Wed 23rd Nov 8:00pm Full Cafe Event booking Available

Travel Information

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP.

We are an environmentally conscious organisation and encourage our visitors to prioritise green travel. Please consider getting the bus, cycling or walking to visit us. There are plenty of space for bikes within Royal William Yard to and lots of options to utilise public transport. More information on bus routes and car parks nearby can be found here –

If you do need to drive to attend your event then there are lots of pay and display spaces available.

When arriving at Royal William Yard you’ll need to look out for signage to Factory Cooperage, Ocean Studios can be found just a few meters away from the red telephone box situated opposite the Club House. Please enter the building via the courtyard space and through the glass doors.

When leaving the building at night please be respectful and consider residents living nearby.


Ocean Studios has an accessible entrance however some areas are uneven due to heritage restrictions. We have worked hard to create an accessible building, Ocean Studios has accessible toilet facilities and lift access to upper floors. Blue badge parking is available throughout the Royal William Yard – please advise us of any additional needs so we can make your visit enjoyable and comfortable.

Heritage Restrictions
Whilst we work to ensure the building is fully accessible to all, we are limited by the heritage building and land in which we work. The listed building and historic location have certain constraints which unfortunately we cannot avoid or adapt.

Where possible we have improved accessibility however please be aware that areas of Royal William Yard and our buildings has uneven ground and narrow steps with may limit access to wheelchairs and prams. For further information please contact us or whilst visiting Ocean Studios please speak to a member of staff.

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