Screen Shot 2016-03-03 at 15.36.13Comedy and ventriloquist extraordinaire Nina Conti is set to showcase her unprecedented skills with In Your Face at Tyne Theatre & Opera House on Saturday 19th November.

Using the power of improvisation, Nina Conti, with the help of her playful puppet monkey gathers all her inspiration from her audience to put together a truly unique and priceless performance.

Nina started her career as an actress at the Royal Shakespeare Company before discovering her true talent as a comedian. Conti’s Talk to The Hand tour received superb reviews in the UK and beyond, securing her a British Comedy Award and prestigious Barry Award in Melbourne. Nina is also a star of BBC’s Live at the Apollo, QI and HBO’s Family Tree.

Now Nina will use the unique skills and wit that she’s loved for to bring a new comedy experience to venues all around the country. Strap into the mask as Nina gets In Your Face without even moving her lips, in a simply side-splitting evening.

‘A gem… funny, poignant, novel’ – The Guardian

‘Put simply, Nina Conti is a genius’ – The Daily Mirror

2016 sees Tyne Theatre & Opera House play host to a variety of comedy heroes. Witness Lee Nelson get all Suited and Booted with his show on Saturday 19th March and Dave Spikey throwing his Punchlines on Thursday 31st March. We then welcome Katherine Ryan’s Kathbum show on Thursday 14th April. Or for some local humor come and see Gavin Webster on 13th May, and Sarah Millican across various dates in May and July! The self-proclaimed ‘absolute lad’, Joe Lycett, will take over the stage on Friday 1st July and last but not least, Romesh Ranganathan explores his rationality on Sunday 6th November.