Gigs and Events – Autumn and Winter 2015


Simon is embarking on a relaunch of his Edinburgh Fringe show SCHOOL OF SWEARING. 

In November the lucky folks of Manchester and Stockton will get the chance to see Simon put his popular foulmouthed show back on the road, prior to its video download release by 

Find yourself stuck for a word to describe something you do to your genitals? Need an aggressive taunt to shout at a policeman? Struggling for a word to describe something that’s come out of your arse? Don’t panic, Simon Donald’s SCHOOL OF SWEARING has all the answers.

The Viz Profanisaurus founder gives a one-hour coarse for you to pass with flying colourful language. Featuring Celebrity Swears with all your favourite stars of film, television and the international drug trade.

‘As funny with a microphone in his hand as he was with a pencil’ – Guardian

‘Genuinely interesting and utterly hilarious… leaving us paralysed with laughter. Simon Donald’s School of Swearing will entertain and enthral’ – Broadway Baby

‘Subversive… very clever, magical, hilarious cerebral filth… a witty and scintillating smutfest, charmingly enamoured with the childish gag’ – The List

‘Gloriously improper’ – The Skinny

 ‘Superb inventive comedy’ – The Stage

Manchester, Friday November 27th
Gag Room ComedyThe Dulcimer, 567 Wilbraham Road, M21 0AE Manchester. Tickets on door £5. Doors 7pm. Support from Andrew McBurney, Jack Kiran and host Will Duggan.

Stockton, Sunday November 29th
The Waiting Room, Eaglescliffe, 9 Station Road, Eaglescliffe,
Stockton-on-Tees, TS16 0BU. With support from the hugely entertaining Harry Pearson. TICKETS.


Whilst on the road in November Simon will also be doing another of his popular book events at Newcastle City Library as part of the Books on Tyne Festival Attendees will get to hear Simon read from his autobiography HIM OFF THE VIZ, tell some stories that didn’t get into the book and answer questions from the floor, before signing copies.

HIM OFF THE VIZ book event
Newcastle, Saturday November 28th
6pm-7pm, Newcastle City Library, 33 New Bridge St West, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8AX. TICKETS


Newcastle December 27th-31st
Hootfest! The Stand Comedy Club, 33 High Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne.
27th-30th With Jo Caulfield, Simon Donald, Jonny Pelham, David Callaghan and host Matt Reed.
31st with Seymour Mace, Simon Donald, Jonny Pelham, David Callaghan and host Jo CaulfieldTICKETS