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Foodie Friday: Andy Askins, Andrew Watts, Inel Tomlinson, Suzi Ruffell
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Andy Askins' air of vulnerability and innocent child-like qualities mislead the crowd heightening the impact of his killer lines. With his guitar and his wickedly dry sense of humour he captivates everybody with an eclectic mix of offbeat comical songs and parodies. A talented musician with an appealing voice and cheeky magnetism, he never fails to leave his mark.
Dark, dark humour and killer timing.
'An awful lot of charm. Although he looks mild-mannered and studious, he actually packs a wry, cheeky wit. There is, most definitely, something warmly alluring about him. His winning persona goes a long way...between the songs, the charming banter works well' (Chortle).
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Extremely distinctive comedy from a former London solicitor.
'Posh and witty... exquisitely funny... one of the new comics making waves' (Time Out)
'His comedy is intelligent and so up-to-date it could be read by Jon Snow' (Cream of
'There's intelligent wit, honesty and more interesting and provocative thoughts in his show than many comics manage in a decade... Andrew Watts is so engaging, so entertaining and so persuasive that we are all sad when his clever, personal and very funny hour comes to an end' (The Scotsman)
'His distinctive style stands out – a winning mixture of pomposity, insecurity and emotional incompetence, while the fury-inducing importance he places on the trivial makes for a winning comic stance' (Chortle)
'Lovers of stand-up laced with a cerebral cutting-edge should, without further prevarication, flock to his show' (Three Weeks).
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Inel Tomlinson exudes the type of magnetic charm, charisma and talent that instantly demands your attention whether on TV, stage or radio. Coupled with an electric smile and the world’s loudest laugh, it’s hard not to fall for his exuberant personality, which radiates throughout his extensive body of work.
As one half of Johnny & Inel, the UK’s first black comedy double act, Inel showcases his diverse acting and writing talents as he embodies a plethora of colourful comic roles on their hit CBBC TV show ‘The Johnny & Inel Show’. As two of the channel’s best-loved personalities, they have also donned their presenting hats for Junior Vets on Call where they have come face to face with animals in need, small and large.
Not content with taking Kids TV by storm, the duo have taken control of the airwaves with their ‘Live & Loud’ radio show on Fubar Radio. The show allows uncensored access to their unique humour as they discuss the latest social media trends, TV shows and take on ‘agony uncle’ roles to tackle listeners problems.
Inel is a popular choice on the voiceover circuit due to his versatile vocal ability, which allows him to embody a whole spectrum of characters with low to high range voices. He has recently brought to life the energetic fun ‘Rex’ in Cbeebies ‘Footy Pups’ and will be voicing Agent A Gent in the new CBBC Zig & Zag cartoon in early 2016.
He regularly performs at live comedy shows all over the country where his portrayals of interesting characters coupled with his mixture of comedic timing, nostalgia and eye for the ridiculous keeps the audience in stitches from start to finish.
His standup comedy experience led him to set up Kinetic Comedy; a lively multicultural monthly event that showcases the best up and coming comedy acts interspersed with games, competitions and music.
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Suzi’s innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as ‘a real stand up gem’ by The Guardian, this young independent woman celebrates her working class roots with a sideways look at the world.
Regarded as one of best up and coming acts on the circuit Suzi is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Fast establishing herself on the live circuit supporting Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe, Kevin Bridges and Romesh Ranganathan all over the country. 2017 saw her take her solo show ‘Common’ on a sell out tour around the UK.
As seen on Channel 4, E4, BBC3, Comedy Central, Dave and heard on BBC Radio4.
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