Sat 19 June Award winning Variety Show
award-winning comedian and writer. SARAH CALLAGHAN The instant she steps on stage you know you’re in the presence of someone new and special ★★★★★ The Mirror Armed with bags of attitude, she’s a refreshing working-class comedy voice…reminiscent of a young Kathy Burke ★★★★ The Herald In 2014 she was named as ‘One to Watch’ by Time Out and in 2015 she took her critically-acclaimed debut hour show Elephant to the Edinburgh Fringe. A confessional exploration of escape and ambition, Elephant played to packed houses and received great reviews across the board. Sarah was widely heralded as an exciting new comedic voice, a status cemented by her Malcolm Hardee Award nomination for ‘Act Most Likely To Earn A Million Quid’. She also appeared on E4’s Virtually Famous as a guest on Seann Walsh’s team. Elephant subsequently toured to the prestigious Soho Theatre for a run of shows in 2016, again to acclaim, and then on to the Perth and Sydney Comedy Festivals in Australia. A powerhouse. She’s an utter natural on stage… radiates confidence ★★★★ Chortle In 2016 Sarah wrote and performed sketches on @elevenish (ITV2) and returned to the Edinburgh Fringe with her eagerly-awaited follow-up, 24, followed by 'The Pigeon Dying Under the Bush' in 2017 and 'The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan' in 2018. Since then Sarah has performed all over Europe in places such as Brussels, Norway, Estonia, and Andorra to name a few. In 2018 she took 'The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan' to the New Zealand International Comedy Festival which was well received; along side her first stand up debut on TV in the same country. She continues to take the circuit by storm. Fiercely impressive ★★★★ Scotsman Magnificent performance. An absolute natural, Callaghan is definitely one to catch - Fest Callaghan oozes confidence. This supremely talented comic is ready for the next step. ★★★★ Broadway Baby Awards• Malcolm Hardee ‘Act Most Likely To Make A Million Quid’ 2015: Nominated• Best Show, Brighton Fringe 2015: Nominated•Up The Creek One to Watch 2013: Winner• Leicester Square New Act Competition 2013: Finalist• Funny Women 2011: Finalist
MULTI AWARD WINNING funny man from Hull JACK GLEADOW Jack Gleadow was previously named International Young Magician in 2013 but gave up magic to concentrate on stand-up. The multi-talented performer has since also been named Hull Comedian of the Year and Hilarity Bites New Comedian of the Year. Gleadow has won the Amused Moose National New Comic Award in Edinburgh and the New Comedian Of the Year Final at the Great Yorkshire Fringe. “He looks like a comedian and sounds like a comedian” Buzz Comedy “His energy is infectious” Chortle “Star potential…the sky is the limit” Evening Standard ‘echoes of Norman Wisdom‘ BBC Humberside
Award winning musical comedian KATE LUCAS Award winning musical comedian Kate Lucas is known for her razor sharp and deliciously dark songs. She combines catchy melodies with original lyrics to showcase her playfully bitter musings on life. Audiences have come to expect examples of what not to say and how not to behave from this gloriously talented young comic. ‘A true musical genius’Edinburgh Festivals Magazine In 2014 she took home the title for the prestigious Leicester Mercury New Comedian of the Year and her performances since have been met with huge critical acclaim. ‘Wickedly naughty and deliciously dark’Broadway Baby Lucas since gone on to build a seriously impressive reputation on the circuit, storming it every weekend to packed out crowds at the country’s most famous comedy venues including The Glee Clubs, The Comedy Café and Up the Creek. ‘Belly laughs and wide-eyed did-she-really-say-that horror’Fest Magazine
Award winning comedy magician CAMPBELL GLAZIER Campbell is one of the UK's leading comedy magician and is frequently seen across the comedy circuit as well as fringes and festivals all over the UK.He has written, directed and starred in 2 successful full length shows and has developed special effects for stage productions as a magical consultant.He is also a sought after host and is often at Dabbers Social Bingo as well as corporate events and is known for using the audience throughout his presenting.His accolades include: - 'A Star In The Making' - Daily Sport - **** So Bloody Good It's Annoying (Radio Faversham) - Runner Up (Made in Kent) - Runner Up (Battle of the Wits) - Finalist (New Act Of The Year) Campbell is also a regular star on the cabaret scene and is regularly seen in London and Brighton. He brings a more dark and twisted performance to these nights. He also displays a comedy (and sometimes dangerous) juggling routine which remains a crowd pleaser
LYDIA ELISABETH WILD
delightful bonkers clown LYDIA ELISABETH WILD Lydia Elisabeth Wild is an Austrian, London based grotesque gender bender clown with circus background. She has performed national and international in cabarets, at theatre productions, her own solo show, clown festivals and made an appearance at Come Dine With Me on Channel4 as yodelling Heidi. She creates original and striking characters which undergo major transformations to different themes which feed on a complex mature experience from different places and cultures, feelings, personality and philosophy and from single fragments of live, to humanise the grotesque and absurd in unique nouveau clown characters.