‘Best Of’ Castle Comedy Special
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Bedford’s No.1 Comedy Club.
The Best Of Castle Comedy Special is returning to Bedfringe on August 1st. Once again 3 UK comedy favourites will be taking the stage for the ultimate comedy show.
SHAPPI KHORSANDI – Comedian, author and cultural icon! Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny she handles every subject with a razor-sharp wit, softened only by her deliciously dizzy delivery and endless charm. She has appeared on countless TV & Radio shows including Live at The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Road Show, Hypothetical, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You, QI and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here!
“Makes live comedy thrilling” EVENING STANDARD
“Has the crowd in the palm of her hand” LIST
LUKE TOULSON - isa Perrier Comedy Award Nominee and Castle Comedy favourite! Luke is in demand at the top comedy clubs in the country and has a deserved reputation, of being an act that guarantees big laughs. He has starred on BBC3's 'Russell Howard's Good News' and is also a regular voice on the radio with credits that include being a guest on 'The Back End Of Next Week' (5live), 'Loose Ends' (Radio 4) and 'Hawksbee and Jacobs' (talkSPORT).
“A gifted comic” THE SUNDAY TIMES
OLAF FALAFEL - is a Swedish comedy sensation and multiple award winner. In 2019 he won Dave’s Best Joke at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! With a unique mixture of one-liners and Scandinavian-tinged stories he has earned the purely fictitious title of 'Sweden's eighth funniest comedian'.
"A mixture of audience interaction and jokes worthy of Milton Jones. His easy confidence and a sense of performance endeared him to the crowd" CHORTLE
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
As seen as on Live At The Apollo, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 8/10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, Shappi Khorsandi is an Iranian female stand-up comic who established herself on the London circuit back in the early 2000's. Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny, she handles every subject with razor sharp wit. She is also the best-selling author of A Beginners Guide to Acting English and her fantastic debut novel ‘Nina is not OK’ was published by Ebury in 2016. Shappi was also elected president of the British Humanist society in 2017. 'Makes live comedy thrilling' (Evening Standard). 'Shappi is an endearing presence and possesses a charming self-awareness that ensures consistent laughter from start to finish' (Huffington Post). 'Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy' (The New Statesman). Shappi Khorsandi was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.
See 13 tour dates featuring Shappi Khorsandi
Perrier Award nominee and Hackney Empire winner, Luke Toulson has been a guest on BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live, and written for comics appearing on Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week. 'Rock solid comedy' (Chortle) 'An explosion of good-natured self-deprecation and exasperated observations...' (The Daily Telegraph) 'Toulson is clearly a gifted comic' (The Sunday Times) '... he is the kind of comedian who should share the spotlight with the more established stars' (The Stage).
See Luke Toulson tour dates
A unique mixture of one-liners and Scandinavian-tinged stories has earned Olaf the purely fictitious title of 'Sweden's eighth funniest comedian'. His exploits include being crowned Hitchin, Stroud and Last Minute Comedy new act of 2013, Winning Ricky Grover's Comedy Shuffle Showdown, supporting the equally moustachioed Tony Law and managing to beat the Comedy Store's infamous Gong. 'He's like Thor but way funnier and with a smaller hammer' (Tony Law) 'Skilfully delivered absurdist musings' (Three Weeks).
See Olaf Falafel tour dates
Bedford comedian, and the man behind Castle Comedy. Bath Comedy Festival New Act Of The Year.
See 9 tour dates featuring Paul Revill