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The Watsonathon

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For a long time, I've done 24-hour shows as a way of bringing the comedy community together to help people in need. Now, pretty much everyone is in need, because of the - you know - this COVID business.
So: a 24-hour show online. Me for the whole time, and anyone else I can plead to take part from home. Very fiddly indeed, for me, this one. Fiddly is an understatement. 

Instead of tickets it's 'pay what you can' in the form of donations. Any money we can raise will be split three ways, between @FareShare (a vital food charity), @HospiceIGNet (which generates funds for hospices, who are in danger of being forgotten about), and the @nextupcomedy Heckle The Virus fund, which supports comedians who have seen all their work disappear indefinitely.

Your generosity will make a large difference to small causes which are pushed to breaking point by all this business, with no real end in sight. Also, the show might be fun. But I'm not promising that bit.

You can watch the whole thing, whether you buy a ticket or not, at


  • Martin McDonald
    • £58 
    • 4 yrs


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