Andy Hamilton, one of Britain’s best loved comedy performers and writers for more than 30 years, is a multi award-winner (British Comedy Award 2009) with two recent sell-out UK stage tours to his credit.
He is known to millions for his appearances on TV shows such as Have I Got News For You and QI and is co-creator and ..
Why not get ready for classy 'think about it' comedy from this iconic stand-up? A pioneer at the Comedy Store and the Comic Strip, Arnold's delivery has been compared to a teasing slow bowler in cricket 'and why not?'
"The best laconic comedian in the country." (Time Out)
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Comedian, writer, broadcaster and all-round British institution Arthur was one of the ‘alternative comedians’ who shook up the world of light entertainment in the nineteen eighties and nineties.
A BBC regular, well known for his appearances on TV’s Grumpy Old Men, QI, Have I Got News For You, The One Show ..
One of the UK's greatest vocal talents. Her performances never fail to deliver a mix of passion and sheer musical bliss. Barb was voted Top Cabaret Show 2008 in New York and has featured in the Independent's 'Hot List' of 100 crucial people, places and trends.
"Barb Jungr has reached beyond cult status and is tantalisingly ..
A supremely funny character comedian who tours the country on behalf of the opinionated suburban housewives of Stockport. You may have seen her cameo parts in Peter Kay's Channel 4 TV hit series Phoenix Nights as Holy Mary and in Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere.
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Barry Cryer and Ronnie Golden
They're back with a brand new show! Two of comedies most fabled masters performing a new set of funnies including songs of rioting, protest, mobility scooters and cornetto hell.
***** We expected this show to be funny but none could have predicted it would be this magical. Fringe review 2012
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Bridget Christie - A Bic for Her
“The most original act I’ve seen for years” Harry Hill. Star of BBC Radio 4’s Bridget Christie Minds The Gap, BBC2’s It’s Kevin, & Comedy Central’s Alternative Comedy Experience, starts the day by eroticising waterproof jackets and rollercoasters, ..
This supreme songstress is a true legend of the British jazz, blues and worldbeat scenes. She’s been plying her trade as a great vocalist and improviser for four decades. Her repertoire is vast and can range from Etta James to Elvis Costello via Tom Waits and Bertolt Brecht. She is accompanied on piano by the tremendous talent of Dorian ..
Caroline Bird was a winner of the Foyles Young Poets of the Year Award in 1999 and 2000, and the Peterloo Poets Competition for Young Poets in 2002, 2003 and 2004. She was shortlisted for the Geoffrey Dearmer Prize in 2001 and won a major Eric Gregory Award in 2002. Her first collection, Looking Through Letterboxes, was published by Carcanet Press ..
FRED MACAULAY – ‘LEGALLY BALD’
“rib achingly funny….one of the funniest men alive” – Sunday Times
As seen on TV’s Have I Got News For You, Q.I., Mock The Week, and
heard on BBC Radio 4’s News Quiz (regular panelist), The Unbelievable Truth, It’s Your ..
“A natural raconteur with a droll turn of phrase” The Guardian
‘Bass players are ten a penny but a good wit is hard to find, so we hired him’
‘Limos, Lear jets and transit vans, it’s all funny with Guy…well limos and Lear jets anyway’
A true connoisseur of comedy. Hattie is renowned for her razor - sharp observations of everyday absurdities. Her stand up has been acclaimed from Adelaide to Zagreb. Her TV fame is assured forever having played the role of Holly in the cult BBC Two spoof sci-fi series Red Dwarf. Hattie has also appeared in Jonathan Creek, US sci fi series ..
Named 'Best Jazz Vocalist' at the BBC Jazz Awards in 2004 and 2007, Ian is without question the UK's finest male jazz vocalist/pianist. His choice of material ranges from Joni Mitchell songs (his tribute album Drawn to All Things was acclaimed worldwide) to standards and contemporary classics, all performed in an engagingly relaxed ..
Jah Wobble & the Nippon Dub Ensemble
After a musical life working with everyone from Tibetan musicians to Brian Eno, the influential bass master's latest adventure involves fusing dub with Japanese ritualistic Shinto music. Hichiriki flute flies hypnotically over Can-like drumming. Wobble's basslines underpin all his explorations – they are so omnipresent and melodic ..
The minute Jo Caulfield hits the stage you know you’re in for a good time.
She is one of the most successful and instantly recognisable female comedians in the country.
Star of Radio 4’s critically acclaimed Jo Caulfield Won'
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Kate Fox has been a Poet in Residence on Radio 4’s Saturday Live since 2007. She has also been commissioned to perform her satirical stanzas on BBC2’s Daily Politics show, BBC2’s Chelsea Flower Show coverage, BBC News Online and BBC’s Scotland’s Festival Cafe. Her quickfire poetry punditry and engaging style have also ..
LUCY PORTER's brand new show is based around a fascinating true story with a stunning twist in the tale. Along the way, the thirty-something mum of 'Irish twins' (not Jedward thankfully) brings us her hilarious stand up observations. She tackles the big subjects; happiness, home
shopping, friendship and the psychological impact of ..
100 Acts of Minor Dissent
Mark Thomas is well versed in the art of creative mayhem and
MATT PARKER is THE NUMBER NINJA
Direct from BBC Radio4's "Infinite Monkey Cage" with Robin Ince and Brian Cox, with maths research featured on QI, stand-up mathematician Matt Parker takes a hilarious tour through the world of numbers.
Expect everything from debunking number nonsense and flagrant sudoku abuse ..
Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter and was appointed the Children’s Laureate for 2007-2009.
He is a familiar voice to BBC radio listeners and is currently presenting Word of Mouth, the Radio 4 magazine ..
A great compere who rejoices in the title of 'Master of Mirth and Minimalist Magician'. He can boast such descriptions as 'Reluctant Messiah', 'Man of the People' and 'O Level Woodworker'. He's a sure-fire funny man who combines the illusion of magic and the logic of stand up.
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STRUCK BY LIGHTENING
Owen O'Neill, comedian, actor, playwright, star of hit Edinburgh Fringe productions Twelve Angry Men, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and The Odd Couple is as far as we know the only comedian alive to have been struck by lightning.
Robin is now predominantly known as a science populariser and pioneering comedian behind hugely successful live events such as The Book Club, School for Gifted Children and9 Lessons and Carols for Godless People. He presents Infinite Monkey Cageon Radio 4 with Brian Cox which recently won theSony Gold Award.
For stand up he has ..
A masterful compere who describes himself as the 'Swiss Army Knife of Entertainment’ which roughly translates as a man of many parts. He’s led his showband Ronnie and The Rex from London town to Las Vegas, was a pop star with The Fabulous Poodles, appeared on TV with The Comic Strip and The Young Ones and hosts his own Club ..
Impressionist, comedian, satirist, translator, columnist, writer, presenter, ballroom dancer, Rory Bremner is either multi-talented or indecisive or both. [Both. Ed]
Born in Edinburgh in 1961 and educated at Wellington College and Kings College London, (BA Hons, French and German) Rory is perhaps best known for writing and starring ..
Sarah Jane Morris
The former co-lead singer of The Communards - with the No 1 worldwide smash hit Don't Leave Me This Way – bares her soul as she takes on the big social and political issues on Where It Hurts, her highly autobiographical new collection of original and haunting songs which she describes as “about many things, from marriage ..
Sarfraz Manzoor is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He is a contracted writer for the Guardian and the Observer but his writing has also appeared in, amongst others, Esquire, Prospect, the New Statesman and Granta.
His television credits include writing and presenting Luton Actually for the BBC and The Great British Asian ..
In the world of stand-up comedy, Steve has been there, done it, and collected an impressive array of t-shirts on the way. This satirist and songwriter continues to propel polemical potshots at political and pop personalities. He's still a regular with the Comedy Store Cutting Edge team.
"The ruthlessly satirical ..
Growing Old Disgracefully
When an agony aunt reaches sixty, she can lie like a trooper, jump off a bridge – or take to the stage. In Virginia Ironside’s case, she’s still an agony columnist - for the Independent – and writes a column for the Oldie, but she also performs her own one-woman show, Growing OId ..