Rob Deering

The Empress, Harrogate

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Sitting Room Comedy Club

Critically acclaimed comedy night with four of the circuit's best stand-up comedians.

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Featuring

Rob Deering

Rob Deering appearing at this event

Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and do jokes, of course. Along with being one of the most in-demand headliners on the UK circuit, he’s toured nationally and performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe many times since starting out in comedy in the year 2000. His late-night, live-music pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution. Winner of the Amused Moose Award 2001. 'With his easy charm, chessy singing voice, razor-sharp wit and clownish physicality Rob has quickly established himself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit around Britain' (Pontardawe Arts Centre0 'Truly wonderful stand-up' (The Sunday Times). 'As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army Knife' (The Independent). 'Bruisingly hilarious... brilliant musical comedian' (Time Out).

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Steve Royle

Steve Royle appearing at this event

Steve is an actor, writer, comedian, juggler, and a regular presenter on BBC Radio Lancashire. He is a regular headline act at The Comedy Store and other alternative venues and has performed alongside Steve Coogan and Peter Kay. Steve was the first person ever to perform an audience warm-up for the Royal Variety Show and was the winner of the Best Comedy Show at the Brighton Fringe Festival 2005 (as part of Slaughterhouse Live). He has also taken to the high seas to add mirth to the lives of seafaring holiday makers. 'Amusing his audiences with his high energy and distinctive talents, there's something for everyone' (Funhouse Comedy).

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Katie Mulgrew

Katie Mulgrew appearing at this event

Stand-up comedian from the North West delivering tales of a repressed childhood, questionable one-liners and more! 'Very likable and funny' (Lancashire Telegraph) 'So entertaining' (Steve Bennet, Chortle) 'Engaging' (The Scotsman) 'The Pick of my night' (The Guardian).

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Tom Taylor

Tom Taylor appearing at this event

Multi-award winning comedian Tom Taylor has received high praise from audiences and critics alike. In 2013 Tom reached the final of the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny? competition, the following year he was a finalist in the Hobgoblin Comedy Award and in 2015 he took home the award for Comedian of the Year at the inaugural Great Yorkshire Fringe. Most recently he picked up the Audience Favourite Award at the Musical Comedy Awards 2017 and reached the final of English Comedian of the Year 2018. A favourite of live bookers across the UK, Tom has also supported Simon Munnery, John Kearns and Abandoman on tour and performed on Radio 2 and Radio 4 as part of the BBC Radio New Comedy Award. In addition to his stand-up talents, Tom is an accomplished actor and writer having penned and performed two one-man murder mysteries, A Charlie Montague Mystery: The Game’s a Foot, Try the Fish and The Man with the Twisted Hip. Following two sell-out runs at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Tom embarked on a national tour of both shows in autumn 2017. "Excellent … beautifully daft" - Sunday Times

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The Empress

  • 10 Church Square
  • Harrogate
  • HG1 4SP