Whether it’s you, the person you go on a date with, your boss, or the opinion-makers on TV, we’re all pretending we know what we’re doing. We don’t. And it’s about time we all had a proper laugh about it.

After supporting some of the biggest acts in the UK, be sure to buy tickets for this much-anticipated debut tour.

As seen on Mock The Week (BBC), QI (BBC), heard on award-winning podcasts Have A Word, Ninetwentynine, and Spitting Image, as well as LBC, Times Radio, and Radio 4. Eshaan Akbar brings us his debut tour, The Pretender.

Adam Flood

Support comes from Adam Flood.

Award winning comedian Adam Flood is a Stoke-on-Trent lad and (failed) musician. Winner of Bath Festival New Act of the Year 2022, nominee for Most Outstanding Show in the Amused Moose Comedy Awards Edinburgh 2022, nominee for the BBC New Comedy Award and finalist in 8 other national stand-up awards.

Find him online across @floodhaha with viral sketches and see him live in the very best and worst stand up clubs in the UK.

★★★★ “unexpected darts of deft hilarity” Lancashire Post

“That rare comedian that can do silly as well as he does pure stand up – a true talent” Eshaan Akbar

Dates & Times

Last session: Thu 16 Mar 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
The Box @ The Met
£16 / £14 cons (inc fees)

14+ Guidance

Latecomers not admitted.

Covid Safety at The Met

This will be a full-capacity event with a non-socially distanced audience; we will however still be utilising many Covid safety measures for your safety and the safety of our staff.

Learn about our COVID safety measures


“Genius stand-up comedy.”

Edinburgh Festivals Magazine

“A fine comic entertainer, an intelligent maker of points and a wealth of fascinating facts.”

The Scotsman

“A story that’s likely to go far.”


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