George Egg: DIY Chef, Online! #WinterWatchlist

“brilliantly funny” - The Observer (Jay Rayner)

George Egg is a stand-up comedian who cooks food, outstandingly good food using unconventional methods and unexpected equipment. He makes you laugh too. Normally he performs his show in theatres and arts centres but Covid-19 has put a stop to that, however in a bid to keep his audience entertained he’s gone online and is performing the show from his house BUT NOT FROM HIS KITCHEN as that would be cheating.

In GEORGE EGG: DIY CHEF ONLINE a health scare sees George banished from the family kitchen, but relocated to the garden shed his imagination and resourcefulness lead him to build an improvised kitchen there instead. During an inspiring and inventive show of stand-up, live cooking and comedy lecture George prepares a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner using, amongst other things, a wallpaper stripper, a heat gun, a paper shredder and a whole host of other power tools, office equipment, hair-dressing appliances and gardening implements.

“the wonderfully talented George Egg is genuinely unique” - The Independent

George Egg: DIY Chef was a Total Sell Out at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for two years running where it enjoyed a glut of 5 and 4 star rave reviews before going on to tour extensively in the UK including sell out runs at the Soho Theatre and numerous festivals, arts centres and theatres. This also lead to appearances cooking on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Loose Ends’ and Radio 4 Extra’s ‘The Comedy Club’ as well as on TV on ‘Bake Off: An Extra Slice’ (Channel 4).

“trust us, you won’t believe how good the food is”- The Scotsman

Presented by Helmsley Arts Centre and Rural Arts

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