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The Barossa Tavern

37 Ó utca

1066 Budapest


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London-based Romanian comedian Victor Patrascan is coming to Budapest with his irreverent and outrageous stand up comedy show.

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Wanna see a dirty Romanian tell dirty jokes?

If you’re someone who thinks we should question everything about life, love, religion and politics then you’re going to love Victor Patrascan.

Victor's curiosity surpasses his fear. He likes to poke the truth with a stick and see if there's any life left in it. He’s bringing his honest, thought provoking and unapologetic stand up comedy show to Budapest.

We’re supposed to be different but we’re all the same. It’s weird, right?

We’re all just like Victor and he’s just like us and we’re all frustratingly just like each other. Victor began writing jokes about this phenomenon when he moved to London 9 years ago and discovered that people there were just like the people he left back in Romania. Since then, he steadily grew more and more disappointed by how similar we all are.

We guarantee multiple moments of “Hey, that’s so true!” popping into your head as you watch a subversive, heartfelt and dirty stand up comedy show from traveling Romanian comedian Victor Patrascan.

featuring special guest Fedor Ikelaar


Saturday, 21 August 2021 • doors 7:30 PM • show 8:00 PM

at The Barossa Tavern, Budapest, Ó u. 37, 1066 Hungary


1700 HUF • Early bird • available online till 17th of Aug

1800 HUF • Group of 4+

2000 HUF • normal ticket

2500 HUF • available at the door without a reservation from 19:00 PM on 21st of Aug

⛔️ The show will be held entirely in English and will be held indoors and follow current social distancing guidelines. Therefore, we are only able to have a limited number of tickets. Please reserve a seat in advance.

Victor Pãtrãşcan • pretentious stand up comedian and outrageous social commentator • victorpatrascan.com

Victor is the first Romanian to perform stand-up comedy in broken English. Since 2012, he has told his jokes in front of a crowd of people in the UK, Germany, Holland, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, United Arab Emirates and Romania.

In 2019 and 2020, he toured Europe with his solo stand-up comedy show called The Trouble with Being Born Romanian in over 30 cities. During the same years, he was at no. 1 in the rankings of ''Roast Battle London''. Earlier this year, Victor was a special guest on the Romanian TV show iUmor where he provoked and scared religious people throughout the country.

What’s the talk of the town regarding Victor’s comedic prowess? The following statements were said by other comedians:

“hilarious questions, confusing jokes” Tom Ward

“in my top 2 favourite Romanian comics” Ric Wharton

“a delightful burp of art” Jack Brooks

“refreshing look at the world” Avril Poole

“one of the most original” LJ Da Funk

“shocking, surprising and sexy” Siân Doughty

“genuine and warm storyteller” Les Connely

“he’ll quit comedy next year, you should see him now” Radu Isac

“intelligently stupid stand up” Susie Steed

“often hilarious and always fearless” Matt Hutchinson

“I like his jokes most of the time” Luke Capaso

“charming and inventive” Michael Hill

“bizarrely fantastical ” Jake Pickford

“comedy that could get him an award, but not a shag” Natalie Allison

“honest and unique” Tommy Ettling

“sharp, clever and hugely talented” Pol Penter

“terrible person, funny comedian” Loose Brie

“the best kind of slightly uncomfortable” Angus Dunican

“witty dark perceptive brilliant” Ali Woods

“glides effortlessly from the surreal to the sublime” Mo Saffaf

“his photos are good” Huge Davies

“funny and unique observational comedian” Jim Grant

“hilarious Romanian comedian” Luke Poulton

“funny like a masculine flower opening up its world to us!” Aideen Mcqueen

“some of the best immigration material I’ve heard” Rebecca Shortall

“joyous to watch” Leslie Ewing-Burgesse

“very smart and funny jokes” Gatis Kandis

“brilliantly absurd foolishness” Daniel Baker

“bloody Romanians, coming over here” Konstantin Kisin

“Andy Kaufman-like obscurity” Sezar Alkassab

“best dick/ceiling jokes around” Saskia Preston

“you won’t be bored” John Meagher

“childlike grasp of the English accent” Patrick Mccabe

“deserves a quote from a comedian much better than me” Jack Barry

“induces unabashed belly laughter” Robbie Fox

“magnificent jokes, seamless trousers” Brandon Craig

“strange, but funny?” Pauline Eyre

“some would say twisted” Dave Black

“a very strange man” Andy Storey

“would trust him with kids” Faye Treacy

“’Bill Hicks meets Borat’ might be a bit presumptuous” Joe Grant

“super-unpredictable and very funny” David Lewis

“hilarious, inquisitive and intriguing comic brain” Joe Jacobs

“enjoyable acerbic outsider” Rick Kiesewetter

“one of the nice guys” Oh! Standfast

“the reason I voted LEAVE” Calum Ross

“unique comic mind” Jake Baker

“like getting high with your best mate” David Mills

“great eye for comedy” James Loveridge

“probably funnier than that other Romanian comedian” Pete Bazely

“Not wiser than you think” David Gersch

“Has never offended me with his comedy! So I like him” Athena Kugblenu

“certainly some good bits” Ashley Haden

“is he still peculiar?” Steve McLean

“head scratching, nail biting, comedy chaos” Chris Timoney

“encapsulating inquisitive nature” Rob Copland

“thought-provoking rambling” Patrick Brusnahan

“like a philosopher with jokes” Kavi Appadoo

“haven’t the foggiest” Ian Lane

“pretty ‘woke’ and very dry” Harriet Braine

“like a log flume in a theatre” Declan Kennedy

“mind bending whimsy” Geoff Steel

“investigative, honest and very funny” Simon Stanley

“would pay to see him” Greg Simpson

“controversial sharp ruthless sweetheart” Chester Constable

“still a boy not yet a man” Lubo

“singular comedic voice” Chris Betts

“Unbelievable” Dangerous T

“surprising, utterly huggable” Sasha Ellen

“savvy” Mel Knight

“champion of the silly musing” Joseph Murphy

“puts the ‘king’ in ‘free thinking’” Jonathan Hearn

“very clever, likable and hilarious” Heidi Regan

“dark and funny” Matthew Winning

“was actually funny that one time” Matt Smith

“comedy’s Henri Leconte” Nathan Cassidy

“astute with such misleading charm” Rosie Holt

“unique voice” Don Biswas

“Victor’s got game” Jonny Gillam

“exciting and horrifying” Matt Duwell

“quite big balls” Dave Green

“insightful, deadpan and utterly charming” Sindhu Vee

“a hilarious staple of the London scene” Helen Bauer

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Victor Pãtrãşcan is a pretentious stand up comedian and otrageous social comentator who travels through Europe telling jokes in broken English, but who was made in Romania.

Victor has told his silly jokes in English in front of a crowd of people in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, Ireland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, UAE and Romania.

Since 2019, he's been touring his stand up comedy show in English The Trouble with being Born Romanian throughout Europe with shows in over 30 cities. Also, in 2020 I topped the rankings of Roast Battle London Premier League , for a second year in a row.

Now he's on tour again throughout the world with his new show called The Dirty Immmigrant. You can find out more about the countries Victor is horrifying with his jokes at theDirtyImmigrant.com

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