Hyena Lounge Comedy Club
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***** SATURDAY 25th APRIL ******
The Hyena Lounge Comedy Club returns to Harrogate Theatre with cracker of a show that features four of the funniest and most exciting acts from the world’s comedy circuit in a joke-packed evening of stand-up comedy right on your doorstep.
Starring TEZ ILYAS (‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘The Tez O’Clock Show’, ‘Mock The Week’) , CAREY MARX (‘The Stand Up Show’, ‘Newzoids’, ‘The Now Show’),
KAE KURD (‘Live At The Apollo’, ‘Quotas Full’, ‘Don’t Hate the Playaz’)
And hosted by SCOTT BENNETT (Tour support to Michael McIntyre, Rob Brydon and Rhod Gilbert), it’s a hilarious night out for people who love to laugh all night long!!
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
A mischievous and engaging comic, he tackles a variety of topics with an intelligent mind and a flair for deconstructing modern society while subverting audience's expectations. His playful style and cheeky personality, along with a wry wit led him to win the coveted London Comedy Store's King Gong on his first attempt, as well as reaching the finals of the BBC New Comedy Awards. Star of BBC Radio 4’s TEZ Talks, BBC Two’s 'Live from the BBC' and BBC Three’s ‘Man Like Mobeen’. 'Sartorially stylish and winningly cheeky' (Chortle) “Blackburn-born Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up, though his most prized asset could yet be his bold, subversive streak” (The Guardian). Tez Ilyas featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
See 56 tour dates featuring Tez Ilyas
Carey Marx's wilful disregard for the controversial and delicate is tempered beautifully by his ability to find joy in the most unexpected places. Formerly in double-act 'Kez and Jodi', a comedy illusion act. Live wire, Canadian comedy magician. Winner of Best International Show at the New Zealand Comedy Festival 2009, he blends dark humour with a mischievous, gleeful delivery, 'Marx's slick delivery lends itself to clever verbal comedy, while his flexible features can switch in an instant from cheeky schoolboy grin to menacing stare' (The Scotsman) 'Hilariously demented' (Edinburgh Evening News) 'Excellent' (The Guardian) 'He is a masterful stylist, gracefully switching from surrealism to sardonic irony' (Skinny Fest) 'Anecdotally debauched... But if his lines are frequently sick, they're elegantly written, too, and there's a childlike glee to his naughtiness' (The Herald) 'A darkly comic Quentin Tarantino' (Chortle) 'Opium for the people' (Broadway Baby) 'supremely crafted comedy' (The List).
See 2 tour dates featuring Carey Marx
Smart, sharp and brilliantly astute, Kae Kurd is a young British-Kurdish stand up. Passionate about making politics accessible to young people, his comedy presents beautifully crafted slick routines with confident cutting edge flair. Having already conquered the urban circuit, 2014 saw him make his transition to the mainstream and now regularly performs at leading venues including: Up the Creek, Comedy Cafe, Off the Kerb & Laughing Boy Comedy Club. Kae is also an active campaigner and human rights activist. At just 24 years old has already been interviewed for Newsbeat, Radio 5 Live, Russian Today as well being a regular speaker at various events including The Kurdistan Emergency Appeal and the American Kurdish Youth Festivals.
See 17 tour dates featuring Kae Kurd
Stylishly shirted, Yorkshire-born Scott Bennett delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply-written routines, drawn from real-life experiences have been delighting audiences across the country; except in Yorkshire, where they are deeply suspicious of his shirts. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic. English Comedian of the Year Runner Up, Comedy Cellar New Act of the Year and Old Speckled Hen Comedian of the Year. 'A generous helping of wonderfully witty comic observations about life's little quirks, relationships and human behaviour. Served by a Yorkshireman with relentless enthusiasm and boundless energy' (www.bbc.co.uk) 'Naturally hilarious, the highlight of the evening' (Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe 2013) 'A star of the future' (Huddersfield Examiner) 'This loveable rising star enthrals his audiences with his warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic' (Funhouse Comedy).
See 16 tour dates featuring Scott Bennett
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