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Fri 21st Jul at 8:15pm
@ Jesus Green, Cambridge
Cambridge Comedy Festival: Jesterlarf Comedy Marquee: Seann Walsh, Kerry Godliman, Jake Lambert, Kevin McCarthy
"Live At The Apollo star and observational king-slacker Seann Walsh spots the absurdity in everything and converts it into a sidesplitting yarn. He’s been dubbed as the finest observational comic of his generation – come and see why! Support comes from Kerry Godliman with her straight talking and unpretentious razor sharp quick wit. This phenomenally talented and criminally underrated act is without a doubt one of the best comediennes in the country. She is also a fine actress having starred in Derek, Extra’s and Spoons and Jack Dee’s new comedy Bad Move. Plus rising and English Comedian of the Year finalist Jake Lambert with great story telling style full of hilarious tales of self-deprecation and social awkwardness. Compere for the show is the playful, daft and indescribable Kevin McCarthy!
The Cambridge Comedy Festival returns to Jesus Green with over 40 shows from some of the world’s finest comedy performers. The Jesterlarf Comedy Club Gala Marquee will be hosting shows each night with big name headliners. The Cambridge Junction and Cambridge Edition tents host Edinburgh Preview shows and have a star studded program of comedy award winners and the hottest emerging talent. New for 2017 is the Blunda Bus a double decker bus hosting Fringe shows. There are some great kids shows for our young chucklers. Plus the Charlie Wells beer tent and delicious food from our Street Food vendors.
Wed 19th – Fri 21st gates open at 6pm. Curfew 11pm
Sat 22nd – Sun 23rd gates open12 midday. Curfew 11pm
The outdoor nature of the green means that not all surfaces are level, but disabled access is readily available. All our marquees entrance doors do not have ridges to negotiate.
Assistance dogs are most welcome, and pass-outs from the site are available to allow your dog to answer the call of nature.
If you would like assistance at any point please ask a member of the stewarding team (distinguished by their bright yellow high viz clothing).
There is no hearing loop system in operation in any of the venues.
Further info at www.cambridgecomedyfestival.com"
Info provided by the Event Organiser
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Charming and charismatic, a natural motormouth, Brighton’s Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from the UK comedy circuit in ages.
Within two years of his first comedy performance in 2007, Seann became the winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Shortly after, other accolades included Chortle Best Breakthrough Act Nominee 2010 and Chortle Best Compere Nominee 2011.
"Unquestionably the best observational comic of his generation" – The Guardian
"…Sharp, creative observational comedy from a precocious newcomer. See him now, before the stadium tour…" – Sunday Times
Seann Walsh was placed in Ents24's top 10 hardest-working comedians 2016.
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Actress and stand-up comedian, Kerry Godliman, trained at the Rose Bruford College and has since been in numerous television and theatre productions while still managing to perform regularly on the UK comedy circuit.
Also a finalist in the Babycham Funny Women competition.
'Goes for the jugular. Quick wit, frank and engaging' (The Independent)
'A great comic who oozes personality' (Evening Standard)
'She may present herself as just one of the girls, but this young Londoner has clearly got the potential to really stand out' (The Scotsman).
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Stand-up comedian and writer who started performing in 2013. and was Finalist English Comedian of Year 2015.
'An abundance of one-liners, clever wordplay, short stories and strange thoughts which deliver a constant stream of laughter' (Steve Powell Comedy Cow)
'Destined for big things' (Lee Bryant, Laughing Badger Comedy)
'Some of the funniest jokes I have ever heard' (Stephen K Amos).
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Venue: Jesus Green
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