The Ugly Animal Preservation Society


  • Comedy, Theatre/Arts and Something A Little Different
  • Tickets from £8.00
  • South London
  • Over 18
  • Thu, 26th Jan 2017 @ 19:30 - 22:30
  • 19:30 - 22:30

A night of stand-up comedy with a conservation twist!

The UGLY ANIMAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY is an evening dedicated to raising the profile of some of Mother Nature’s more aesthetically challenged children. The panda gets too much attention. Croydon needs a minging mascot, one to rival the cute and cuddly emblems of many charities and organisations. So we have gathered a terrific line up of comedians who will each champion a different ugly endangered species and at the end of the evening, you, the audience get vote. Democracy, but more fun.

“You can help these mingers by choosing one animal to stand-up for all the other uglies in the animal kingdom.” - Simon Watt

So, this is how it works. Each night has about six acts and an MC (president for life, Simon Watt). All the comedians have ten minutes to humorously champion an endangered ugly species of their choice and convince the audience that their animal should become the society’s emblem. At the end, the audience votes for what is to become the local branch’s mascot.

Previous acts have includes, Sarah Pascoe, Suzi Ruffell, Ellie Taylor, Raymond Mearns, Helen Arney, Dan Schrieber, Iszi Lawrence, Steve Mould, Jonny Berliner, Sarah Bennetto, Bec Hill, Ian Stirling, Steve Cross, Dean Burnett, Kevin Fong and many, many more.




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The Ugly Animal Preservation Society

19:30 - 22:30 £8.00



39-41, Katharine Street, CR0 1NX


South London


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