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Hampstead CAFE ROUGE
38-39 Hampstead High St, London NW3 1QE
just 1 minute walk from Hampstead tube
Award-winning stand up
Joe Jacobs is a London based comedian, rapper and writer. Since 2012, he has performed nationally and internationally, sharing bills with acts including Bill Burr, Stewart Lee and Mr. Motivator.
His live shows effortlessly flit between hip hop and comedy and he’s been seen/heard on Channel 4, BBC Radio 4, BBC 6 Music, Radio 1XTRA, plus gained millions of viral video views online. In addition to stand up, as solo artist Jester Jacobs, he’s released regular music since his debut Mental Disorder in 2008.
In 2017, Joe took Ripe to the Edinburgh Fringe where it received critical acclaim.
‘Jewish Mike Skinner with jokes’The Wee Review★★★★
‘Comedy Gold’Broadway Baby★★★★
‘Stalks his comedy like a panther at night’Mumble Comedy★★★★
camp /great fun
Crowned last year's winner of the Reading Comedy Festival's New Act of the Year Competition
live wire /entertaining story-teller
Zahra hit the stand up scene in February 2011 and has since been a 2013 Bath New Act of The Year Finalist, a Funny Woman (in association with Company Magazine) Finalist, Laughing Horse New Act at Brighton Fringe Finalist, Comedy Cafe New Act 2012 Finalist, beaten ‘The Frog’ at The Frog and Bucket and reached the Semi Finals of The Picadilly New Act of The Year Competition.
She has also gigged with Gail Porter and supported notorious ‘Best Seller’ and International Drug Baron (!) Howard Marks; and she has opened for , Dana Alexander and Kate Smurthwaite.
‘Zahra Barri who is Irish/Egyptian: a combination which makes stand-up comedy an almost unavoidable career choice, and had some unexpected Muslim viewpoints on blind dates and bikini waxing, and a terrific gag about the similarity between stand-up comedy and terrorism’ – Venue Magazine
‘Terrific’ – Venue Magazine
‘Zahra Barri, a cool Rita Rudner…’ Alan Nixon Channel 5 Head Of Comedy and Entertainment and Director of Absolutely Productions
champion of left wing politics
TV personality and comedianBritain`s most famous feministAward-winning
Doors 7.30 pm Showtime 8.30 pm
advance tickets only £15.00 / concessions £12.00
for info Tel 07932 338203
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Monkey Business comedy is comedy from the heart
Named one of London`s best comedy clubs by The Evening Standard January 2017