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Sat 20th Apr
Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
@ The Glee Club, Cardiff
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Best In Live Stand-up Comedy: Phil Nichol, Junior Simpson, Simon Clayton, Javier Jarquin
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A barnstorming, madcap Canadian stand-up comedian who was voted Time Out Comedian Of The Year 1999 and is a Perrier Award winner.
WINNER - Scotsman Fringe First Award 2011
WINNER - IF.COM Eddie Award 2006 (previously The Perrier, now known as the Edinburgh Comedy Award)
WINNER - Time Out Best Comedy Performer 1998
Chortle Best Headliner - Nominee - 2002, 2006 & 2010
As seen on The Graham Norton Show, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Altitude Festival , Annually Retentive, The World Stands Up, Comedy Shuffle, and many more.
'Nichol is absolutely born to perform, and the show is brilliant' (The Skinny)
'Attacks his material with all the restraint of a Tasmanian Devil in a foghorn
factory' (The Times)
'Phil Nichol is an extraordinary performer – entrancing and alarming in equal measure' (The Stage)
'Very polished, witty and insightful. It is also extremely funny' (List)
'Seismically powerful award-winning comic force' (The Scotsman).
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Luton's lapsed choir boy, and one of the funniest people in British comedy, dubbed the new Lenny Henry, he has a string of TV credits including Never Mind The Buzzcocks and In The Dark With Junior Simpson.
'A favourite on the stand-up circuit, TV and radio' (BBC)
'Watch that man!' (The Guardian).
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He has appeared on numerous TV shows such as Punt And Dennis, Jo Brand's Through The Cakehole and Harry Hill. In addition to touring the country with his stand-up comedy, he has starred as part of Eddie Izzard's Improv team and has numerous radio credits on BBC and commercial radio.
'... like a bottle of HP sauce - fat, brown and fruity!' (Loaded)
'Likeable fast thinking Londoner' (London Evening Standard).
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Card throwing ninja who has spent the last 4 years working as a professional award winning comedian in New Zealand and Australia. Javier Jarquin moved to the UK in 2010 where he has established himself as a circuit regular and headline act around the country and in mainland Europe.
He has performed on the same bill with the likes of Jimmy Carr, Stewart Lee, Jo Brand and Paul Daniels.
'High calibre throughout' (The Morning Star)
'Brilliantly entertaining performance' (The Edinburgh Reporter)
'Kept the audience laughing throughout@ (The Edinburgh Spotlight)
'Seriously talented when it comes to wowing a crowd' (The Stage).
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Venue: The Glee Club
Phone: 0871 472 0400
→ Cardiff Bay 5 min walk