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Thu 7th Feb at 8:00pm
Ready To Launch - Comedy show In Aid Of LOROS
@ The Belmont Hotel, Leicester
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Ready To Launch - Comedy show In Aid Of LOROS: Boothby Graffoe, Joel Dommett, Ahir Shah, Chris Turner, Joey Page, Andrew Ryan
All proceeds go to Loros - an independent local charity providing palliative care and support within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. It charges no fees for its services, which are available to all local people based upon medical need regardlessof their ethnicity or faith. The Charity relies upon the generosity and support of individual people, organisations and groups as well as Trusts and the business community of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
See www.comedy-festival.co.uk/events/show.php?event_id=3296&showdate=2013-02-07&venue=294 for tickets.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
'Boothby Graffoe is a multi-talented, darkly hilarious, grade A British eccentric, who can twist your funny bone one minute, and break your heart the next. A musical comedy act who is more musical than most musicians, and funnier than most comedians.' - Stewart Lee
'If I had to compare him to anyone, it would be Spike Milligan.' - Omid Djalili
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International globetrotter, English Comedian of the Year finalist, SKINS contributor and general heart throb, Joel Dommett is known for reducing sell out audiences into bouts of uncontrollable laughter. This five time winner of the Comedy Café competition is not to be missed. He has appeared on BBC Three's Impractical Jokers, ITV2's Reality Bites, BBC's Russell Howard's Good News and Sky1's Bring The Noise
'Manically funny act' (Three Weeks)
'Hilarious... delightful tales' (The Scotsman)
'Young, sharp and clever' (Sunday Times).
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Ahir Shah is one of comedy's brightest new talents, whose sharp brand of stand-up features a blend of socio-political awareness, energetic delivery and jokes.
'Destined to be one of the brightest stars in the British comedy firmament... a frighteningly intelligent gagsmith' (The Scotsman)
'An intense, exciting performer whose act crackles with wit, his energy holding the audience captive until lights out' (FringeGuru)
'A sophisticated comedian with an elegant, eloquent style that probes beyond the superficial' (Chortle)
'Charismatic and of rewardingly cerebral approach' (The Guardian)
'Catch him now... he's going stellar' (The List).
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Leicester mercury Comedian of the Year Nominee and BBC New Comwedy Award Finalist.
Since starting stand-up in 2009, Chris's sharply written gags, assured stage presence and commanding delivery have established him as one of the best young comics on the circuit.
'An exemplary writer of quotable gags' (Chortle).
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Young comedian with surreal humour and unique alternative wit. Joey takes you through the tangled joy of his charmingly childlike logic. Creating a magical world of bizarre and hilarious characters and scenarios.
'Joey has a sonic imagination and a twinkle in his eye' (Noel Fielding)
'Really good, proper funny' (Ronnie Wood)
'Absolutely amazing' (XFM).
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Since 2008, Andrew Ryan has been bringing 'an abundance of charm' (Manchester Evening News) to comedy clubs around the UK.
The Cork native immediately gets audiences on-side with a likable, bewildered style described as 'impossible not to warm to' (Chortle).
'Utterly brilliant... going to be a huge star' (Time Out)
'Made his set look easy, left us wanting more' (The Stage)
'Hilarious and accessible with some really powerful thinking underneath' (The Skinny)
'Funnier than Ardal O' Hanlon with an abundance of charm and great stage presence' (City Life).
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Venue: The Belmont Hotel
20 De Montford Street
LE1 7GR 52.628548, -1.123782
Enquiries: 0116 254 4773
→ Leicester 4 min walk