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Best Newcomer Nominee at the Edinburgh Fringe, Sara Barron is joined by her wildly talented, deeply hilarious friends. Stars and stars-on-the-rise rub elbows and tell jokes to give you the comedy night of your dreams, your comedy heaven, right here on Earth.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Sara Barron is a comedian and author. Her work has appeared in Vanity Fair, on Showtime’s This American Life, NPR’s Weekend Edition, NBC’s Today Show, and HBO’s comedy festival.
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A former Cambridge Footlighter, Mark Watson first made an impact on the comedy circuit in 2002 when he won the Daily Telegraph Open Mic competition andwas a runner-up in So You Think You're Funny? He has become known for his Edinburgh shows (2005's 50 Years Before Death And The Awful Prospect Of Enternity was nominated for the Perrier) and his gruelling shows that last more than 24 hours. Perrier's successor, the if.comeddies, awarded the panel award for best capturing the spirit of the fringe, in 2007. Watson won the Chortle award winner for innovation in 2005, when he was also nominated for best breakthrough act, and was nominated for best compere in 2007. He is also a novelist, with his debut Bullet Points, published in 2003; has written for TV and in 2007 landed his first radio series, Mark Watson Makes The World Substantially Better.
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Jessica has been performing improvised comedy and working as a comedy actress since 2005. In January 2008 she hit the UK stand up circuit like a thunderbolt of joy and was a finalist in the Funny Women's Awards 2010. Jessica co-hosts the mighty Guilty Feminist podcast which has reached well over 10 million listeners and is regularly in the Top 10 on the iTunes chart. She starred in this year’s hugely acclaimed new BBC2 sitcom from Sharon Horgan and Graham Linehan Motherland as well as the award winning BBC1 drama Three Girls. “Intensely funny” Time Out 'Fostekew is a hugely engaging presence and there's something reassuringly honest about her... Consistently hilarious' (Fest) 'Great fun' (Guardian).
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Darren Harriott is one of the most exciting up-and-coming comedians on the circuit. Over the last year, he has appeared on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central, BBC Radio 4’s Best of the Fest, BBC 4 Extra Stands Up, and he also features in a new series for Comedy Central Online. 2017 saw Darren head to the Edinburgh Festival with his debut hour 'Defiant' at the Pleasance Courtyard, which was a big hit with audiences and critics alike. He was nominated for Best Newcomer. Originally from Birmingham, and now living in London, Darren Harriott is a regular at clubs such as Comedy Café, Top Secret, Backyard Comedy Club, The Boat Show, Piccadilly and Covent Garden Comedy Club. A confident performer with a captivating charm, Darren’s comedy deals with everything from subverting stereotypes, to everyday observations, to that juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge.
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Sophie Duker is quickly establishing herself as one of the most exciting acts on the circuit. Her favourite things include breaking hearts, taking names and telling jokes with the confidence of a cis straight middle-class white man. As seen on Frankie Boyle's New World Order (BBC2), Riot Girls (Channel 4), and 8 Out of 10 Cats (E4). Cohost of BBC Radio 4's GrownUpLand. Creator of the Evening Standard-recommended comedy night Wacky Racists.
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