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Award-winning very funny Mock The Week Star MARK SIMMONS Mark is an exceptional one-liner comedian. It won him a place in Dave’s prestigious Best Joke of The Fringe in Edinburgh 2017. His solo show at the festival, One-Linerer was also a huge hit, with sell out shows every day and was nominated Best Show by the Amused Moose Comedy Award Fringe Show 2017. He then continued this success with his follow-up show, One-Linererer, which was also a sell out! “Master of one liners” one4review ★★★★★ Mark is constantly on the rise and since being in the finals of several noteworthy competitions, such as Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year, So You Think You’re Funny and the NATY Award, he has been in high demand for the top UK comedy clubs, such as Glee, Manford’s Comedy Club, Comedy Central and Just The Tonic, headlining the majority of them. Also, he has been recently supporting Seann Walsh, Rob Beckett and Rob Brydon on their national tours, as well as one off shows supporting Michael McIntyre, Sean Lock and Jack Dee. “Simmons delivered a lot of excellent funny one liners in a ten-minute set which raced by. I loved his subtle, well-paced delivery and the way he deliberately misdirected the audience using his tone of voice before surprising them with a line which was the last thing they expected…hilarious.” Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke Mark’s TV presence is also growing. As well as recently recording a couple of TV pilots, he has starred in the hit BBC3 documentary One for The Road, where a film crew followed him alongside Seann Walsh on tour in the Scottish Highlands. Also, online, Mark can be seen in his comical web-series, Mark Simmons – The Face Of… “Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle ★★★★ “Gags of the highest order” Broadway Baby ★★★★Edinburgh Festival Magazine ★★★★ | Bunbury Magazine ★★★★★“Perfectly timed, clever one-liners” Leicester Mercury“Very funny show” TIME OUT
Multi Award-winning Welsh stand-up, writer and warm-up artist based in London. ROBIN MORGAN On stage he is "wonderfully cheeky and engaging" (Three Weeks), and is "a phenomenal comic - utterly hilarious" (Broadway Baby). He performed his debut hour show at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival, receiving glowing reviews including ★★★★ from the Sunday Times.The show was later adapted into a half-hour recording for BBC Radio Wales, as 'Robin Morgan: Proposes'.Robin is also a seasoned comedy writer for television and radio, with credits including Have I Got News For You (BBC One), Blind Date (C5), The News Quiz, The Now Show, Rich Hall's US Election Breakdown and Spotlight Tonight with Nish Kumar (BBC R4), amongst others.In 2018, BBC Radio Wales commissioned two of Robin's sitcoms: 'Home', broadcast in late 2018, and 'Relocation', due to be broadcast in 2019.He is also a television warm-up artist for The Graham Norton Show (BBC One), Blind Date (C5), Sam Smith At The BBC (BBC One), The Imitation Game (ITV), Celebability (ITV2) and Don't Make Me Laugh (BBC R4). +
Charming storytellerAward-Winning superb comedian KATHARYN HENSON Katharyn regularly hosts and performs comedy nightly all over New York City including but not limited to New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, & The Comic Strip. Katharyn made her Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut of her hour of stand up comedy, Ew Girl, You Nasty to excellent review. Kate Copstick of The Scotsman exclaimed, “This is hair-raising stand-up of the kind that used to be the exclusive territory of the Bad Boy Comics. And this woman is kicking some serious comedy ass in their playground." The Skinny awarded her ** and Pop Dust noted that "[Henson] has brilliant comic observation after brilliant comic observation... you won't see many comics like her." She has hosted a show in the New York Comedy Festival three years running and currently produces two weekly shows in NYC which she headlines. Katharyn's current projects include co-hosting the podcast "Somewhat Scientific" with Meghan Walsh and preparing for a run at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and Sydney Comedy Festival in March and April 2020. Katharyn is currently touring the UK and can regularly be seen at Top Secret Comedy Club. This year she hopes to finally pay off an antique ring she bought on credit.
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