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Learner parent Sam takes the wheel for an 'L' of a night at the Palace

Correspondent 12th May, 2019

STAND up comic Sam Avery brings his own unique brand of comedy to the Palace Theatre on Thursday, May 16 at 8pm.

And for anyone who’s been through the highs and lows of parenthood – or who is about to embark on that journey – it’s an absolute must.

Bestselling author Sam (aka the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born.

A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a head-full of hair loss later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood.

Sam’s honest, messy account of wrestling with sleep deprivation and breast pumps – right through to his botched attempts at discipline and pathetic bids to stifle various toddler tantrums that definitely registered on the Richter scale – will have you testing your pelvic floor with laughter.

The gig is on Thursday, May 16 at 8pm and tickets cost £18 and are available now in person at the box office or on 01527 65203 or buy online at

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