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Sat 26th Jan at 8:30pm (doors 6:45pm - last entry 7:45pm)
Fosters Comedy Live
@ Jongleurs Birmingham, Birmingham
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Fosters Comedy Live: Bennett Arron, Jason Patterson, Angie McEvoy, Roger Monkhouse
Comedy night featuring top acts from the national circuit.
Ticket includes free entry to the Highlight after party.
NB The line-up is subject to change.
Visit www.thehighlight.co.uk or call 0844 844 0044 for tickets & further information.
Image © Bennett Arron
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
The only Jewish Welsh comedian on the circuit, Bennett Arron is also a producer, director and writer and has been described as a cross between the paranoid angst of Woody Allen and the colloquial valley humour of Max Boyce.
Also a trained actor, he takes command of the stage and his humour veers between obsessed anxiety and natural occurrences; with his contagious laugh he lights up any room.
'One of the best gagsmiths on the circuit... a Welsh Seinfeld' (The Guardian)
'Genuinely original and funny' (The Times)
'Hilarious... clever wit... razor sharp' (The Standard)
'Wildly talented' (Chortle)
'Had the room creased up' (The Scotsman).
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Comedian from MTV Base's comedy funhouse. His strong performances have led to him being nominated for Best Newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards 2008. Jason covers a range of topics in his material from celebrities and relationships to gang culture and his parents.
'Brilliant observations backed by a perfectly measured delivery' (Comedy Central Live)
'Jason Patterson absolutely sounds the part. He's got a rich, deep voice that oozes confidence, and a perfectly measured delivery that gives him instant authority' (Chortle).
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"Her conversational delivery is a treat but the chatty tone conceals some surprisingly cutting routines" The Guardian
Angie McEvoy has a sweet and laid back stage persona, fused with a dry and cutting wit. She regularly performs, either as compere or performing a set in major venues around the UK, such as Highlights, Screaming Blue Murder and Jongleurs.
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'Skinhead, intellectual, and specialist compere, Roger Monkhouse employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience' (Glee)
'His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind' (The Guardian)
'Pulls punchlines, seemingly, out of thin air... Saucy - and uncompromisingly so -
sometimes topical, sometimes punny, sometimes clever, sometimes daft... There is, in short, something in this varied comedy menu for every taste... A gifted natural... One of the consummate professionals of the stand-up circuit' (Chortle)
'... one of the most experienced acts in the business. His deadpan style and quick wit make him one of the best acts out there, and he is a regular fixture at top venues all over the country, as well as performing extensively throughout the rest of the world' (Funhouse Comedy).
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