Sat 26 Oct AWARD-WINNING STAND UP COMEDIANS
Superb /absolutely hilarious MATT PRICE What the press have said about Matt Price ★★★★ Kate Copstick, The Scotsman ”Fearlessly funny”"when the laughs do come, they tend to be big, explosive ones, since they burst naturally from these characters, not bolted-on punchlines...extraordinary" ★★★★★ Broadway Baby"demonstrating that you can be an absolute gentleman, and yet remain absolutely hilarious....insightful and very funny," ★★★★★ One4review"A lovely rapport with the audience, good pace, rhythm, a wide and appropriate vocabulary, excellent structure and plot, and he’s articulate and personable and friendly...I don’t understand why he isn’t better known.”★★★★ Artshub Australia"one of the best storytellers on the circuit." “Storytelling comedy, necessitates a level of honesty I like. And Price is one of the best at it around.” - Scotland on Sunday
Award-winning very funny and will be the new face of Mock The Week 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
Very funny Irish stand up comedian PETER KELLY
very funny ADAM RILEY
+ Triple-Award winning Irish comedian DONAL VAUGHAN Donal Vaughan, started comedy in 2012 and hasn't looked back since. The Dublin-based comic gigs all over Ireland and regularly crosses the water to gig in the UK and sometimes even further afield. He has performed in The Stand, Glee, The Frog & Bucket and even the famous Comedy Store. He's also gigged in Iceland, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Armed with “a distinctive, joke-heavy set with some strongly offbeat lines.” (Chortle), the self-deprecating stand up “owns the stage with his sharp, punchy lines that never fails to hit home." (Enterainment.ie). When not making fun of himself, the BSc Zoologist jests about science and the Natural world. “His hilarious and informative takes on science are why he’s a favourite.” Bright Club Dublin. He regularly tours theatres and festivals around the UK and Ireland with his science, comedy children's show Science Magic.
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