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The Thinking Drinkers Live (Friday)

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Thinking Drinkers Live

The Thinking Drinkers Live

Enjoy five free drinks as these award-winning professional drink experts definitely prove that alcohol has influenced everything that has ever happened. Ever. Their Brand New Show is an intoxicating, hilarious time-travelling journey through our drink-drenched past, pouring the entire history of human civilisation into a shot glass. You’ll laugh a lot. You’ll learn and lot and you get five FREE drinks!  The perfect aperetif to any evening.

As seen on Channel 4 Sunday Brunch, Jamie Oliver’s Drinks-Tube and in regular columns in the Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, Metro, The Spectator and … er… Off Licence News! Did we mention the FREE DRINKS??!!

The Thinking Drinkers are award-winning drinks writers and comedy performers Ben McFarland and Tom Sandham.

Ben McFarland is the triple-crowned winner of “British Beer Writer of the Year” – the first as the youngest ever recipient . He is also the author of “World’s Best Beers: 1000 Unmissable Brews from Portland to Prague” and “Boutique Beer: 500 of the World’s Finest Craft Brews“.

Tom Sandham is former editor of leading industry spirits and cocktail magazine CLASS and lectures on spirits for the Wine & Spirits Education Trust. He launched the Top 50 Bars of the World and House Tonic magazine for the Soho House Group, and is also the author of the award-winning “World’s Best Cocktails”.

Having met in their 20s whilst working on a leading pub magazine, Ben & Tom left for America where they co-wrote the award-winning “Good Beer Guide West Coast USA”.

What the Press Say:

“An erudite,liquor- loving duo”  The Metro

“Pioneers of Alcohol based Comedy” Sunday Times

“There’s no more discerning way to fall off the Wagon”  Time Out

“A terrific show. It has to be the best value for money in town” The Scotsman ****

“An intoxicating success – as interesting as it is hilarious” Sunday Express ****

Age 18+

Running time : 2 hours (incl interval)




October 20, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Beggar’s Theatre
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square
Millom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ United Kingdom
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