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Fri 22nd Feb at 7:00pm
@ Just The Tonic Leicester, Leicester
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Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival - Festival Friday - Five Acts For 5: Phil Nichol, Lucy Porter, Paul Sweeney, Guest
Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival is Britain's longest-running comedy festival.
The festival was set up in 1994 and has been exploding onto the streets and spaces of Leicester each February since.
See www.comedy-festival.co.uk for further information.
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A barnstorming, madcap Canadian stand-up comedian who was voted Time Out Comedian Of The Year 1999 and is a Perrier Award winner.
WINNER - Scotsman Fringe First Award 2011
WINNER - IF.COM Eddie Award 2006 (previously The Perrier, now known as the Edinburgh Comedy Award)
WINNER - Time Out Best Comedy Performer 1998
Chortle Best Headliner - Nominee - 2002, 2006 & 2010
As seen on The Graham Norton Show, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Altitude Festival , Annually Retentive, The World Stands Up, Comedy Shuffle, and many more.
'Nichol is absolutely born to perform, and the show is brilliant' (The Skinny)
'Attacks his material with all the restraint of a Tasmanian Devil in a foghorn
factory' (The Times)
'Phil Nichol is an extraordinary performer – entrancing and alarming in equal measure' (The Stage).
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Diminutive stand-up comedian making a big name for herself. Within seconds of appearing on stage, her flirty, gossipy, effervescent style charms everybody! She has written for many top comedians, including Johnny Vaughan, Gail Porter and Griff Rhys Jones, and starred on many TV stand-up comedy shows.
'Fizzing with inventive one-liners... a treat from start to finish' (The Herald)
'Clever, chatty and charming' (Three Weeks)
'Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes of the everyday... genuinely delightful' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Deliciously cutting' (The Independent)
'She is like your witty friend who's always brilliant company down the pub. Many stand-ups would give their non-drinking arms to be able to transfer that kind of sparkling bar-room bonhomie to the stage and Porter does it effortlessly' (The Scotsman).
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'Brilliant bubbly personality, bursting with talent' (Funny, Free, Fringe)
'Paul Sweeney swishes about the stage like a surreal tea caddy' (Paul Foot)
'... he's fresh, funky, new and original, a breath of fresh air on the comedy circuit' (Patrick Monahan)
'Intriguing and memorable' (Chortle)
'One to watch' (What's On London).
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Venue: Just The Tonic Leicester
→ Leicester 7 min walk