Sat 31 July Award-Winning Variety Show
Award winning highly entertaining RUSSELL HICKS Anarchic, unbridled and unfiltered. Russell Hicks is a risk-taking comic whirlwind, captivating audiences everywhere with his razor-sharp wit. From the moment he steps on stage crowds are hooked by his infectiously rebellious personality and unapologetic style as he delivers entirely original comedy content right there in front of your eyes. Indisputably talented, there’s no comic quite like Russell Hicks.
Award winning RADU ISAC Radu Isac has been a professional comedian in Romania ever since he was old enough to quit college. For 9 years he was known as Romanian's comedians comedian. In 2015 he moved to London and in 2017 made it to the final of the English Comedian of the Year competition. His stand up was featured on multiple BBC and Comedy Central programs. And in 2019 he wrapped up his second solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. "intelligently subversive'' - The Scotsman“still making me giggle” - Three Weeks“The audience loved it and I think you will too” - CounterCultureUK"certainly impressive" - BeyondTheJoke.co.uk"simultaneously sweet and dark" - Chortle
top comedian JACOB NUSSEY Up-and-coming new comic on the Midlands circuit, Jacob draws in audiences with his low-status, surreal, and often dark style. Jacob is right at the start of his comedy career, but he is seriously funny and well worth seeing in person! Watch this s plus left wing ,radiant personality opinionated comedian SUCHANDIKA CHAKRABARTI Suchandrika is London-based comedian who started performing stand-up in January 2020. Funny Women Stage Awards 2020 semi-finalist , also a finalist in the British Comedy Guide Pro Talent Awards 2020, with the live final to be held this year. Suchandrika gas written for Radio 4's The Now Show, and on the last three series of The News Quiz. Studied English literature at University of Oxford plus MC MARTIN BESSERMAN
one of the funniest acts you will ever see MADAM GALINA camp comedy, lots of fun and party games all add up to the outrageous Madame Galina, Prima Ballerina and Ballet Star Galactica.Trained as a classical singer at Southwark Cathedral and Guildhall School of Music and Drama with many classical recitals and broadcasts to his credit, Iestyn came to variety by accident.Whilst studying at the Guildhall, Iestyn Edwards created Madame Galina for the annual rag week revue. Now with his own monthly show at the Leicester Square Theatre, Iestyn has been touring theatres ever since with his shows Anything For A Tenor, Madame Galina Ballet Star Galactica/The New Forces' Sweetheart and Along Came Bill. And in variety cabaret, he is a regular at the Boom Boom Club, Volupte and other such entertaining night spots. Iestyn can be seen doing Anything for a Tenor at this year’s Aldeburgh Festival. Most recently he hosted the Showzam Carnival Ball, at the Tower Ballroom Blackpool, curated by Professor Vanessa Toulmin and produced by Antony Johns at Stageworks International Productions.Television has not passed Iestyn by, he featured in Ruby Wax’s BBC3 series ‘Ruby Does the Business’, profiled by ‘Artsworld’, made ‘Madame Galina’s Whirlwind Guide to Ballet also featuring the George Piper Dancers. His entry in ‘The Rough Guide to Choregraphy’ reads thus: “This oversized mock-Russian ballerina fabricates lovingly tart send-ups of classical technique, diva-style celebrity and all the attendant pretensions".On Trafalgar Day 2005, he was asked by Admiral Sir Alan West, First Sea Lord to sing on the HMS Victory in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen. This brought him to the attention of Combined Service Entertainment who took him out to Iraq and Afghanistan to entertain troops as Madame Galina. These tours were featured in The Times and the Mail On Sunday; and Woman's Hour, Radio 4, featured Madame Galina in a programme tracing the history of the Forces Sweetheart.