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The Christmas Comedy Gala has been a staple event in the festive calendar for years now, and this Decembers is no exception.
Headlining this packed out comedy extravaganza is Scottish comic Iain Stirling, best known as the witty narrator of ITV2’s Love Island, Iain has recently guested on Taskmaster, Comedy Bus, Drunk History, The Big Narstie Show, Comedians Watching Football with Friends…to name but a few.
He’ll be joined by the wonderful Kerry Godliman and hugely accomplished actor and stand-up, Kerry has made numerous appearances on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and has most recently co-starred with Jack Dee in Bad Move and Afterlife with Ricky Gervais.
Up and coming comic, Chris Stokes is a definite one to watch with a handful of successful Edinburgh shows under his belt, he has been Milton Jones’ support act for his last two tours.
MC James Gill will once again be on hand for another absolutely guaranteed night of laughter.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Iain Stirling is a comedian and BAFTA nominated presenter. A well-known face on television, Iain is the recognisable cheeky voice of Love Island (ITV2) Other credits include performing on Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Three), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central and Drunk History (Comedy Central), as well as hosting his own Scottish BAFTA nominated (best children’s show) panel show The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), joining the panel on Fake Reaction and Safe Word (ITV2) and Sweat the Small Stuff (BBC Three), A regular voice on the radio too, Iain has made appearances on shows including The Now Show, Dilemma (Radio 4), The Josh Widdicombe Show (XFM) and recorded a Radio One takeover. Finalist, Scottish Comedian Of The Year 2008 and Best Newcomer Chortle Nominee 2011. 'An innate sense of timing, with perfect pace and phrasing' (Chortle) Iain Stirling featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
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The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on BBC’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum Helpdesk, Celebrity Pointless and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Kerry is also a regular on Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed The News Quiz, The Now Show and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List. Kerry’s acting talents have seen her receive critical acclaim for her role as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ hit series Derek for Channel 4.
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Calm, laid back demeanour, combined with a hilarious and erudite turn of phrase. Chris Stokes has supported Milton Jones on tour. He quit stand-up for a while and worked as an RSPCA van driver, but returned with a discernible confidence to tell some amusingly interesting accounts and theories. 'A comedic star' - Huddersfield Examiner.
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MC at the likes of Always Be Comedy, The 99 Club, Scoundrels, Ginglik and many more. “I would go to the ends of the earth to share a stage with James Gill. He’s a sharp & energetic hero of club comedy and a face we’ll undoubtedly be seeing all over TV very soon” - Katherine Ryan "One of the most imaginative MCs on the circuit. The crowd love him” - Rob Beckett “The most impressive live presenter I have ever seen" - Romesh Ranganathan “One of the country’s best hosts. There is no one like him” - Seann Walsh
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Chequer Mead Theatre
- De la Warr Road
- East Grinstead
- RH19 3BS