Sat 14th Dec at 8:45pm (doors 8:00pm) - 11:00pm
@ The HiFi Club, Leeds
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The Comedy Sessions: John Robins, Elis James, Tony Jameson
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John is a comedian, broadcaster and voice over artist based in London. He presents a weekly show on Radio X alongside friend and fellow comedian Elis James. 'The Elis James and John Robins Show' podcast has gained them a devoted following, and is a fixture in the top twenty comedy podcast charts. In 2017 they won The Chortle Award for Best Radio.
John began performing stand-up in 2005 and was an alumni of the legendary 'Bristol Comedy Flat' alongside Russell Howard, Jon Richardson and Mark Olver.
In 2016 Elis and John announced their first major live appearances together. 'The Elis James and John Robins Experience' saw them bring their unique chemistry to venues up and down the country. Demand was unprecedented and tickets for London's Shepherd's Bush Empire sold out in a matter of hours. He is the joint winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award 2017.
John has appeared on numerous television shows including Mock The Week (BBC2), Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled Series 1 & 3 (Dave), Stand-Up Central (Comedy Central), Russell Howard's Good News (BBC3), Live at The Comedy Store (Comedy Central and Drunk History (Comedy Central).
'One man, one microphone, one fantastically funny show' (Three Weeks)
'A complete and utter natural' (Russell Howard)
'One of the most consistently pleasing hours on the fringe' (The Independent)
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Cardiff-based stand-up comedian. A versatile comic actor whose character creation 'Rex' is a regular feature on Rhod Gilbert's BBC Radio Wales show, Elis' profile has been boosted with frequent appearances on BBC Radio One Wales, two critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows (The Most Cautious Little Boy in Wales – 2009, and Daytripper – 2010) plus numerous appearances on the UK comedy circuit including tour support act for Rhod Gilbert.
For Elis's 2009 Edinburgh Fringe offering, The Most Cautious Little Boy In Wales, he was subsequently selected for the Best Of The Edinburgh Fest Australian tour, an honour that has been bestowed in previous years to the likes of Dylan Moran, Ross Noble, Simon Pegg and Ardal O'Hanlon. He has also extensively toured Daytripper at the Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane comedy festivals.
'He hypnotises the audience into loving him. There's also a laugh every ten seconds or so which overall makes it a complete joy' (Time Out)
'An intensely likable performer, he manages to get the audience to share in the heat of his unlikely passion, and you'll be rooting for him throughout his various misadventures' (The Guardian).
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Since first stepping foot on the stage in September 2008, Tony Jameson has gone on to become one of the UKs hottest comedic talents. He gave up his day job as a college lecturer (OK, he got made redundant) in 2012, and since then he has gone from strength to strength.
His laid back, chatty, observational style has seen him become a favourite at many venues. Tony is regularly seen performing as an act or MC for promoters such as The Stand, Off The Kerb, Avalon, Manfords, Just The Tonic, Toby Jones, Last Laugh, Jongleurs, Hilarity Bites, and regularly performs at Breakneck Comedy.
'Tony Jameson delivered both an imaginatively amusing and well received performance...Comedy at its finest' (Three Weeks)
'With his hyperactive brain and whimsical imagination, he is sure to keep the laughs coming...' (GiggleBeats)
'Fast rising talent...' (Newcastle Evening Chronicle)
'Terrific... Wonderful... Life affirming stuff’ (The Skinny)
'The latest Geordie with massive potential' (Yorkshire Evening Press).
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