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Sat 4th May at 9:00pm (doors 7:15pm)
@ The Bedford, London
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Banana Cabaret: Sean Hughes, Carey Marx, Addy Van Der Borgh
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Comedian and writer from Dublin who was the youngest winner of the Perrier Award. He has appeared on many TV shows, including the Channel 4 drama, The Last Detective, and perhaps most notably as a former team captain on the BBC2 comedy music quiz, Never Mind The Buzzcocks. He has written several novels, two collections of poetry and many short stories. He lives in London with a cat, a dog, loud music, and a smoker's cough.
'For quick laughs look elsewhere, but for something that leaves more of an impression. Hughes is your man' (Chortle)
'At his funniest and most profound' (The Sunday Herald)
'Hughes swiftly and seamlessly alternates between pathos and gags' (The List).
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Carey Marx's wilful disregard for the controversial and delicate is tempered beautifully by his ability to find joy in the most unexpected places.
Formerly in double-act 'Kez and Jodi', a comedy illusion act. Live wire, Canadian comedy magician. Winner of Best International Show at the New Zealand Comedy Festival 2009, he blends dark humour with a mischievous, gleeful delivery,
'Marx's slick delivery lends itself to clever verbal comedy, while his flexible features can switch in an instant from cheeky schoolboy grin to menacing stare' (The Scotsman)
'Hilariously demented' (Edinburgh Evening News)
'Excellent' (The Guardian)
'He is a masterful stylist, gracefully switching from surrealism to sardonic irony' (Skinny Fest)
'Anecdotally debauched... But if his lines are frequently sick, they're elegantly written, too, and there's a childlike glee to his naughtiness' (The Herald)
'A darkly comic Quentin Tarantino' (Chortle)
'Opium for the people' (Broadway Baby)
'supremely crafted comedy' (The List).
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Addy van der Borgh has that rare talent of making people laugh as soon as he walks on stage. He is a great performer of highly acclaimed and original material, an ability noticed immediately by the BBC when he appeared on the Stand-up Show on BBC1 after only one year as a comedian. He has subsequently appeared on Live At The Comedy Store for Comedy Central, Live At Jongleurs and The World Stands Up for Sky TV and the BBC3 series from Baby Cow Productions, Brain Candy. He has also written and co-presented twenty episodes of TV Meltdown for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher (2004 / 2005), has acted in a number of voiceovers for radio and television and has appeared on many radio shows including the legendary Loose Ends on Radio 4.
'An unassuming comic genius' (Metro)
'Brilliant natural clown' (The Daily Telegraph)
'... van der Borgh can reel off cracking gags and compete with the best freestylers such as Ross Noble' (Evening Standard)
'An excellent stand-up with intelligence and wit' (The Guardian)
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Venue: The Bedford
Enquiries: 0208 682 8940
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