Please note: Info provided by the Event Organiser
The Saturday night Comedy Sessions features 4 stand up comedians from around the globe every Saturday evening from 6.30pm until 10:30pm (First comedian onstage at 7.45pm approx). PLEASE NOTE that any arrivals after 7.45pm will have to wait until the next available interval to be allowed into the venue, so not to disturb fellow customers.
We do need to warn all customers in advance that we do not operate a seating reservation system for when you arrive at The HiFi Club. Seating is allocated on a first come first serve basis, so please try to arrive at the venue for 6.30pm in order to guarantee yourselves a seat.
Please respect your fellow customers by keeping conversation noise levels to a minimum. Any repeated disturbances may result in you being asked to leave the venue.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
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 11 tour dates featuring Carey Marx
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 63 tour dates featuring Tez Ilyas
Comedic star of the stage and screen, Caroline Mabey has been compared to the likes of Alan Partrige and John Cleese for her brand of dark and humorous comedy and character play. Sometimes peforming as fictional character Helen Heels 'Landlady to the stars'. ‘Imaginative, askew and always surprising…’ (Comedy CV) 'Brilliantly funny... Wonderfully silly... Genuinely inspired' (Fringe Guru) 'Hints of Will Adamsdale, reminiscent of Greg Davies... entertaining and unique' (Chortle) 'Kooky, quirky and delicious' (Time Out).
See 7 tour dates featuring Caroline Mabey
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 26 tour dates featuring Scott Bennett
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