Lakin McCarthy

Lakin McCarthy


Ruby Wax

Top Comedian, Writer, Mental Health Campaigner


Ruby Wax

Ruby Wax is well-known for her extensive comedy and television interview career. Born in the USA, Ruby came to the UK and later joined the Royal Shakespeare Company followed by 25 years on BBC and Channel Four writing and performing her own shows such as Don't Miss Wax and Ruby Wax Meets. She did many one-woman shows, many directed by Alan Rickman, and edited Absolutely Fabulous.

Her memoir How Do You Want Me? (2002) was critically acclaimed and reached the Sunday Times best-seller list. In 2013 her Sunday Times number 1 bestselling book Sane New World: Taming The Mind was published and she continues to tour a hit theatre show of the same name. Her third book Wake The **** Up - A Mindfulness Guide For The Frazzled is due to be published in 2016.

Ruby has studied Psychotherapy and gained her Master’s degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy from Oxford University. She promotes understanding of the brain and campaigns for greater mental health awareness and de-stigmatization. In April 2015 it was announced that Ruby will be awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to mental health.


Upcoming Shows

Oct 2017

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Wed 25/10/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Crucible Theatre Main House, Sheffield Visit
Thu 26/10/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED The Swan, High Wycombe Visit
Fri 27/10/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford Visit
Tue 31/10/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Pavilion Theatre , Dun Laoghaire Visit

Nov 2017

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Wed 01/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Town Hall Theatre, Galway Visit
Thu 02/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick Visit
Fri 03/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Pavilion Theatre , Dun Laoghaire Visit
Sat 04/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo Visit
Sun 05/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED An Grianan Theatre, Letterkenny Visit
Mon 06/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED TLT Theatre, Drogheda Visit
Thu 09/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED The Concert Hall, Reading Visit
Fri 10/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Royal Hippodrome , Eastbourne Visit
Thu 16/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED The Atkinson (main house), Southport Visit
Fri 17/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre, Bangor Visit
Tue 21/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Royal and Derngate, Northampton Visit
Wed 22/11/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Warwick Arts Centre; Theatre, Coventry Visit

Dec 2017

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Sun 03/12/2017 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED The Regal Cinema , Evesham Visit

Apr 2018

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Fri 06/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Everyman Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool Visit
Sat 07/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Everyman Playhouse Theatre, Liverpool Visit
Sun 08/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED West Yorkshire Playhouse Quarry Theatre, Leeds Visit
Thu 12/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Grand Pavillion, Porthcawl
Fri 13/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED McMillan Theatre , Bridgwater Visit
Tue 17/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Broadway Theatre, Peterborough
Wed 18/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Corn Exchange, Bedford Visit
Fri 20/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Northern Stage Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne Visit
Sat 21/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Northern Stage Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne Visit
Sun 22/04/2018 Ruby Wax FRAZZLED Clwyd Theatre Cymru, Mold Visit