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A fantastic line up headed by TV's Shappi Khorsandi as part of Stourbridge Comedy Festival!
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
As seen as on Live At The Apollo, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 8/10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, Shappi Khorsandi is an Iranian female stand-up comic who established herself on the London circuit back in the early 2000's. Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny, she handles every subject with razor sharp wit. She is also the best-selling author of A Beginners Guide to Acting English and her fantastic debut novel ‘Nina is not OK’ was published by Ebury in 2016. Shappi was also elected president of the British Humanist society in 2017. 'Makes live comedy thrilling' (Evening Standard). 'Shappi is an endearing presence and possesses a charming self-awareness that ensures consistent laughter from start to finish' (Huffington Post). 'Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy' (The New Statesman). Shappi Khorsandi was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.
See 13 tour dates featuring Shappi Khorsandi
At only 3 foot 6 inches, this American lady is the Ferrari of comedy - low to the ground and pretty racy. Her unique perspective is trained on subjects from dating, shopping, the daily routine of life and marriage. A little lady with a lot of big laughs. In 2012, Tanyalee supported the amazing Frankie Boyle on his national UK tour and is also part of Abnormally Funny People, an ensemble show, performing throughout the United Kingdom. 2012 also saw her star in Season 1 of CH4's hit TV show "Im Spazticus". The show was so successful that she was subsequently invited back to star in a bigger role in Season 2, which aired in late 2013. ‘Joan Rivers meets a pile driver’ - The Scotsman. “Tanyalee Davis is simply one of the funniest people I know. She has a unique view of the world and if you haven't seen her I urge to go, sit back, relax and laugh. ” (John Bishop)
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Award-winning, stand-up comedian and Hull local, Jack Gleadow, brings high-energy performance and cheeky persona to entertain the socially distanced masses fresh from sell out shows on his laptop. Tour Support for Lloyd Griffith WINNER - 2018 Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year Chortle’s 2019 Best Newcomer nominee Nominated Edinburgh TV Festival Future TV Presenter 2021 ‘’a latter day lee evans’’ – Beyond The Joke ‘’ natural born performer with great stage presence who knows how to entertain” I talk telly ''an absolute natural' Chortle Steve Bennett ''echoes of Norman Wisdom' BBC Humberside
See 7 tour dates featuring Jack Gleadow
"Truly special talent" Express & Star "Had the audience howling" Dudley News "Wayne Beese is one of the sharpest comperes I have had the pleasure of working with. Fantastic gags paired with split-second wit - an enviable combo" Joe Lycett "One of the best MCs I have seen this year. Audiences frickin' love him" Tom Stade Despite only picking up a microphone just over four years ago, Wayne Beese has quickly cemented a reputation as one of the most exciting up-and-coming comics in the Midlands. Born and bred in Dudley, he is demand both as an act, where he has performed at top comedy clubs such as the Glee in Birmingham and Manchester's Frog and Bucket, and increasingly as a host and compere. Renowned for his banter, quick wit and improvisational skills, Wayne is resident MC at the award-winning Fitz of Laughter Comedy Club in Stourbridge and the popular Loffs At The Lamp in Dudley. He is also host of Live At The Civic at Brierley Hill Civic Hall, where he has introduced the likes of Ross Noble, Joe Lycett, Mark Watson, Doc Brown and Tom Stade to near-1,000 crowds in the last 12 months. He has been nominated for a host of awards, including "Best MC" at last year's Midlands Comedy Awards, the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award and Midlands Comedian of the Year at the annual What's On awards.
See 29 tour dates featuring Wayne Beese
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