Sat 19 Jan Pembroke Castle Primrose Hill ,Camden
super entertaining comedy drag act ROLAND SAUNDERS An act that's a little different from the norm. A political and public figure satire clown impressionist that doesn't actually even say a word. Takes you on a journey from Donald Trump to amongst many others, Margaret Thatcher, Boris and Mary Berry. A human Spitting Image where the outrageousness is celebrated, underlined and lampooned. Winner Oxjam's Tavern's Got Talent 2016 Winner New Act of the Year 2017 (Formally Hackney Empire) (second place) TIME OUT MAGAZINE : "Best of all is a heat where a drag Donald Trump takes to the stage" ATTITUDE MAGAZINE: "TV TV did a Mary Poppins pulling out a series of looks from a tiny bag, switching effortlessly between Donald Trump and Boris Johnson cutting their comments on immigration together into a topical and entertaining performance, with added Elton John for glam." CHORTLE: "somewhere between camp drag cabaret and paper costume quick-change artiste Ennio Marchetto, but is very much unique… and very silly." Steve Bennett
Excellent political satirist comedian filmmaker pink protest activist. GRACE CAMPBELL
warm funny entertaining unique PRESIDENT OBONJO President Obonjo the Idi Amin of St Albans is a strong comic premise. President Obonjo is a great comic construct with lots of seized opportunities for playing the cliches" - Steve Bennett, Chortle
charming award winning stand up WINNER: BEST NEWCOMER | BLACK ENTERTAINMENT COMEDY AWARDS FINALIST: BABATUNDE ALESHE Fast rising young star Babatunde Aléshé is already one of the biggest names on the Black British comedy circuit. With Nigerian heritage but married to a Jamaican, he’s become known for authentically drawing comedy from experiences which perfectly reflect the richness of modern day life, in all its diversity. Passionate about being the all-out family man, his stand up presents a hilariously fresh perspective on his newfound life. Each powerhouse performance oozes charisma and showcases impeccable stagecraft and comic timing. Whilst regularly performing for thousands at iconic venues such as the O2 and Hackney Empire, Babatunde has also already authored provocative factual content drawing his own powerful story of growing up poor in inner city London (Trap Town, London Live). An experienced actor, he has appeared in an extensive list of TV shows including Waking the Dead and films including Pelican Blood and The Naked Poet, alongside cutting-edge theatre such as Iya Ilé (Soho Theatre) and Requiem for Tomorrow (Shaw Theatre). Most recently he was selected to appear on Dave Chapelle’s live showcase The Process, solidifying his place as one of stand up’s most exciting breakout talents.
Award-winning DON BISWAS Don's unique set combines both razor sharp one-liners, with humour about having Dyspraxia (organization and co-ordination difficulties) and mild traits of Asperger's Syndrome, and the effect it has on people, while coming from a middle class Indian family. Also thrown into the mix are quirky observational, political and topical humou
CLASSICAL SINGER , MUSIC EDUCATOR, WRITER, COMEDIAN, ACTOR DELEA SHAND Hailed by the Albany Times Union as, “Especially impressive.... even while delivering some swooping and percussive vocal affects,” soprano Delea Shand sings everything from opera, new music, musical theatre and comedy. Since moving to London in 2015, she's performed several times as a soloist with the Central Band of the Royal British Legion, with Bafta award winning conductor David Cole. Recently, she devised and performed in Ancient Voices of Women, a concert of music for solo voice by female composers. With support from Mothers Who Make and Arts Council England, Delea is developing graphic scores in collaboration with her children. She has also performed with the new music ensembles New London Chamber Choir and the Vocal Constructivists. Recently, Delea started performing stand up comedy on the open mic circuit in London, where she sings opera and plays the accordion. Operissima called her act, "Brilliantly memorable." She's headlined at G&B comedy and Sam Rhodes Comedy Explosion, and recently performed at The Glory. She's taken several puppet making courses at the Little Angel Theatre and was a puppeteer for the Arcola's production of Bluebeard's Castle, as part of the Grimeborn Opera Festival.lovely story-teller