Murray Lachlan Young will present his new show – How Freakin’ Zeitgeist Are You? – on Friday 21st July in the Drift Tent – approximate timing 11.15pm. Buy tickets here.
Prepare for an evening of satirical soliloquy, rock-n-roll reverie and ditty as BBC 6 Music & Radio 4 regular Murray Lachlan Young presents his stunning new live up-close and personal show – How Freakin’ Zeitgeist Are You? A delightful romp into the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a mild erotic folk ballad and the space-time continuum. This is unique stand up comedy/spoken word performance, from one of the very best in the business. Always topical, his show effortlessly addresses the way we live and our trying to make sense of society.
Murray is a playwright, actor, screen-writer and poet-extraodinaire. Celebrated for his hybrid mix of stand-up comedy with delightful commentaries on contemporary life, expect flamboyant, punchy wit, brooding subtext and empathetic humour. Making his name in rock clubs and underground cabaret venues in London in the 1990s he signed to EMI in 1997 releasing the album Vice and Verse. No stranger to the big screen, Murray has appeared in ‘About A Boy’, ‘Vatel’ and ‘Plunkett & Maclaine’ .His first stage play, ‘The Incomers’, toured nationally to great acclaim. A man whose performance clips have notched up over 250,000 hits on YouTube and known for his numerous appearances and residencies on BBC Radio 2 Arts Show, Radio 4’s Saturday Live, BBC Test Match Special and The Shipping Forecast and even on Newsnight. Mick Jagger even recently presented Keith Richards with a CD copy of Murray’s poem, marking the anniversary of Keith falling out of a coconut tree. Bless. Un-missable.