Tom Allen

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As seen on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Live at the Apollo, The Great British Bake Off’s Extra Slice, The John Bishop Show, Virtually Famous, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala at the O2 and heard on Radio 4’s Just a Minute.

In the last year, Tom has supported Sarah Millican around the world, sold out his Edinburgh and London runs, and even passed his driving test!

“Riotous stuff, perfectly delivered” ★★★★ Scotsman

“Well-crafted, Saturday-night light entertainment” ★★★★ List

“Wit as sharp as his fashion sense” ★★★★ Ed Fest

“Tom Allen is a showman” ★★★★ Three Weeks

Part of the Shepherd’s Bush Comedy Festival presented by Hammersmith and Fulham Council and PBJ Management.
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"Riotous stuff, perfectly delivered"
Scotsman
"Well-crafted, Saturday-night light entertainment"
"Wit as sharp as his fashion sense’"
Ed Fest
"Tom Allen is a showman"
Three Weeks

@bushtheatre

#THEATRE #REVIEW: I Wanna Be Yours @bushtheatre "An eye-opening delight” ★★★★ https://t.co/r7mLlWGPPL #London https://t.co/FNzvRGQRPb
The Reviews Hub
@TheReviewsHub
08 Dec
I cannot recommend #TheArrival at @bushtheatre highly enough. Jolting and beautifully written, the performances are… https://t.co/f8ceUTdAvr
Kim Tory=Death 👊🏾Reviewing Theatre
@Kim_Provise
07 Dec
“a script filled with warmth and humour that's not afraid to tackle complex issues with nuance and maturity" ⭐️⭐️… https://t.co/BmeSuNwkI8
thespyinthestalls
@spyinthestalls
07 Dec
Omfg I love this gorgeous jewel of a show. Congrats @tamashatheatre @painesplough @bushtheatre teams on a stunning… https://t.co/rmaB97Oshe
Fin Kennedy
@finkennedy
07 Dec
It is rare to see a play that is at its best in moments without words, but #TheArrival @bushtheatre is just that. I… https://t.co/eGvvtJ2ovt
Barbara Kolaric
@b_kolaric
06 Dec
Deeply moving, beautifully written debut play from the hugely talented #bijanshebani #thearrival @bushtheatre Exqui… https://t.co/jfJzTVCpDm
Claire Lichie
@ClaireLichie
06 Dec

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