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Sat 22nd Mar at 8:00pm (doors 5:00pm)
Backyard Comedy Club
@ Backyard Bar, London
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Backyard Comedy Club: Roger Monkhouse, Scott Capurro, Nathan Caton, Laura Lexx
Image © Roger Monkhouse
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
'Skinhead, intellectual, and specialist compere, Roger Monkhouse employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience' (Glee)
'His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind' (The Guardian)
'Pulls punchlines, seemingly, out of thin air... Saucy - and uncompromisingly so -
sometimes topical, sometimes punny, sometimes clever, sometimes daft... There is, in short, something in this varied comedy menu for every taste... A gifted natural... One of the consummate professionals of the stand-up circuit' (Chortle)
'... one of the most experienced acts in the business. His deadpan style and quick wit make him one of the best acts out there, and he is a regular fixture at top venues all over the country, as well as performing extensively throughout the rest of the world' (Funhouse Comedy).
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This San Franciscan comedian has become a favourite on the UK circuit in the last few years, a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and has appeared in several films such as 'Mrs Doubtfire'.
He delivers brutally honest, funny descriptions of life as a gay man in an all American family. Not for the delicate!
'... enthralling... electric... deliciously catty' (The Guardian).
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Nathan is a young black British comic, gigging on both the mainstream and black comedy circuit. His set is highly obsevational, influenced by his culture and upbringing, and also coming from a young person's outlook on life, from the well-known Nigerian traffic warden and the always-disciplining West-Indian mother, to MTV's Pimp my Ride.
'Excellent story-telling skills keep the crowd easily entertained' (Three Weeks)
‘Caton is probably the most exciting young black comic on the scene’ (Fest Magazine)
'Caton's a slick performer with an unbeatable stage attitude and the confident air of someone much more experienced' (Chortle)
'Compelling, well-observed stand-up... He specialises in laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media' (The Guardian)
'A huge star in the near future’ (http://www.one4review.com).
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Paramount Funniest Student Runner Up 2009 and Chortle Student Comedy Awards Finalist 2009, Laura Lexx is a uniquely gleeful performer with an easy, chatty style that covers all things from the West Country to the aging process of socks.
Performing mainly in London and the South, Lexx is a chirpy addition to any line up.
'... the positive and personable Laura Lexx, with her delightfully funny take on
things. Happy to discuss anything with the audience her distinctive style is both cheeky and charming' (Funhouse Comedy)
'One of the most delightful performers you're ever likely to see' (GQ Magazine).
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