Just The Tonic Comedy Club

at Central Library, Leicester
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Featuring

Guz Khan

Guz Khan appearing at this event

Guz Khan is an Actor, Writer and Stand-up Comedian from the notoriously gangster city that is Coventry. Originally a secondary school teacher, Guz has become an unstoppable comedy talent who has taken the industry by storm. He first came to prominence through his online videos which are performed in the guise of Guzzy Bear and included a variety of characters including Mobeen. Guz stars in Mindy Kaling’s Hulu show Four Weddings and a Funeral and also plays opposite Idris Elba in Turn Up Charlie and Sky’s TV drama Curfew with Sean Bean and Billy Zane. Alongside Mo Amer, Guz performed their Persons of Interest national tour in sold out venues and has performed on Live at The Apollo.

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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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Kae Kurd

Kae Kurd appearing at this event

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.

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Dave Longley

Dave Longley appearing at this event

'Acid tongued and as sharp as a barrel full of tacks' (The List) 'Silly, thought-provoking and filthy' (Metro).

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Central Library

  • 54 Belvoir Street
  • Leicester
  • LE1 6QL

Enquiries:
0116 255 6699