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House of Stand Up Presents 'The Big Comedy Night Out' School Fundraiser
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After starting comedy in late 2009, Scott is a stand-up comedian and writer whose star is most definitely on the rise. His last two shows Leap Year and Relax were nominated for ‘Best Show’ at the Leicester Comedy Festival and has been named by Chortle as One To Watch for 2018 & 19.His debut hour stand up show About a Roy was nominated for the highly acclaimed Amused Moose Comedy Award and was one of the top ten shows at the Edinburgh Festival in 2015.
He's appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, The Now Show,
The Likely Dads and Elephant in the Room with Sarah Millican,
The Summer Festival with Daliso Chaponda,
The Comedy Club with Arthur Smith, and Knock Knock with Helen Lederer.
He also featured on the BBC One show, Live from The Edinburgh Fringe.
In 2017/18 Scott supported his comedy hero, Rob Brydon on his National UK tour dates for his latest show I am Standing Up and a support slot for Michael McIntyre as part of his work in progress shows at the Duchess Theatre in London alongside Keri Godliman, Russell Kane and Ed Gamble.
During the lockdown of 2020, Scott pioneered the viral hit, Stand up from the Shed, a weekly topical live streamed stand up show from his actual garden shed. The show achieved national coverage in the press, Sky News, BBC News and Five Live and has had over 150,000 views.
At the end of 2020, in the Comics Comic awards Scott was voted “Best Act” a prestigious award decided by comedians and promoters in the industry. Previous winners include, Mick Ferry, Zoe Lyons and Ian Stone.
As always there's a great supporting lineup direct from the London Comedy Circuit.
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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).
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Once described as a Filipina Sarah Silverman... She intermingles her refreshingly funny songs with a dry wit ... Winner of the London Comedy Festival New Comedian Of The Year 2002 and the EMMA Best Comedian Award 2003. '... electrified the audience with her relaxed yet biting wit' (ThreeWeeks) 'Lina is a musical comic with a brilliant line in bawdy songs... storming set!' (Evening Standard) 'I have no doubt she will hold her own so easily that she'll have a hand free to hold someone else's too' (The Guardian) 'engaging, endearing and eye-opening' (Time Out) ''Fearless, provocative and very funny... wonderfully on-the-edge stuff... There isn't a comedy venue in the country that shouldn't be fighting for her' (The Scotsman) '... slickly done - the girl's got talent' (Chortle).
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Watching The Young Ones with his brothers as an eight year old, at two in the morning on Comic Relief, he realised then that he wanted to be funny in some way. Relaxed and improvisatory, Andrew Bird is one of those rare comedians who makes friends with his audiences in an instant with his engaging mix of childhood stories and more recent anecdotes. He has supported Rhod Gilbert, Lee Hurst and Michael McIntyre as well as performing internationally. 'Superb... the exciting rising star' (Time Out) 'A natural comedian' (The Stage) 'Beautifully observed and insightful... not only an entertaining story but a very funny hour of fine stand-up' (Chortle) 'Effortlessly engaging and funny as hell' (Rhod Gilbert).
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Comedian whose credits include starring in and writing the Emmy award-winning Smack The Pony.
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"Incredibly and effortlessly funny, had the audience in the palm of his hand as soon as he stepped on the stage. If you haven’t seen him yet, then I strongly suggest you make haste to do so." — Comedy Cow Blog
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