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Venue:Dropkick Murphy's, 7 Merchant St (Off Candlemaker Row) Edinburgh EH1 2QD ‎
Phone: 0131 225 2002
Links: Click Here for venue details, Click here for map
Ticket Prices: Free  
Room: Main Room
AUG 6-10, 13-17, 20-24, 27 at 22:15 (60 min)
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Jo D'Arcy was told she had 'too much personality' to teach; maybe that's true or maybe she is, as her students told her, just a 'D'Arcehole.' Come and judge for yourselves as Jo talks through why she left teaching. From 'innapropriate behaviour' to turning up late to lessons to, on on more than one occasion, being 'let go', Jo was not the model teacher. Is that so bad, though? Find out in a lesson you won't have been taught at school.

"D'Arcy has funny bones and a clownish sensibility and could well go places" - Bruce Dessau, Beyond a Joke

"Her energy and likeability go a long way. A formidable performance, in turns affable and silly" - Steve Bennett, Chortle

Just The Tonic Big Value showcase (opener), Edinburgh Fringe 2016
Finalist - Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2015
Semi-Finalist - Laughing Horse New Act of The Year 2015

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August 14, 2017  Three Weeks
Swearing, extremely inappropriate jokes and a string of technical glitches, or is this the winning recipe for Jo D’Arcy’s colourful school lessons? The “D’Arcehole”, as her pupils lovingly called her during her short-lived teaching career, brings you the lesson you always wanted but never had. Using a “basic” powerpoint presentation, the “D’arcinator” will teach the kind of uncensored lessons that got her in the shit back in Stoke-on-Trent. She’s hoping that by the end someone can help her decide whether to stay in comedy or go back to school. What D’Arcy’s act may lack in refinement, she makes up for by being undeniably likeable, sincere and, as Miss Trunchbull once wisely said, “too good for children”. Click Here

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