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Thu 11th Jul at 6:30pm
@ Bar Rumba, London
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Comedy Rocks: Marcel Lucont, Matthew Crosby, Holly Walsh, Michael Fabbri, Lembit Opik, Paul Chowdhry, Nikki Murray
Come along to Our Sansar's annual comedy event, this year being hosted at London's legendary Bar Rumba on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Our Sansar works with street children in Nepal, the poorest country in Asia. All proceeds from this event will go towards running Our Sansar's new children’s home.
With a line-up like this, you'd be mad to miss it!
See www.eventelephant.com/comedyrocksbarrumba for further information.
Image © Marcel Lucont
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Marcel Lucont is a flâneur, raconteur, and bon-viveur. France's premier misanthropist and lover with his unique blend of sardonic wit and Gallic charm. Alter ego of Alexis Dubus.
'A must-see... In his own words, he is fantastic' ((Herald Sun)
'Wonderful French wit... superb stuff... His elegant, sardonic turns of phrase are an utter joy' (Time Out)
'Fresh, accessible and hilarious' (The Guardian).
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Star of BBC3's Badults and the sketch group Pappy's
Chortle Award Winners 2008 and 2013.
'Fabulously funny... a close to perfect show' (Chortle)
'The funniest thing I've seen this Edinburgh' (The Daily Telegraph)
'It would not be unfair to say that stand-up comic Matthew Crosby... is a bit of a nerd... if Crosby is a nerd, he's a nerd of pretty exceptional social abilities (Joanna Alpern, Broadway Baby).
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Guildford's own Holly Walsh has many a string to her bow, being a finalist in 2006's So You Think You're Funny? and Funny Women contests, as well as presenting for CBBC. A brilliant purveyor of one-line gags and witty puns.
'She's gifted with snappy wit and crackling talent' (The Guardian)
'She peppers her set with callbacks and clever asides and has easy charm' (The Independent)
'Holly Walsh really impressed... excellent sets and endeared herself through
some assured banter with crowds who really took to her' (British Comedy Guide)
'A talent for smart comic writing and the ability to keep an audience rapt' (The Observer)
'Her steady stream of witty and astute cultural observations belie her dorkiness from the first' (Chortle).
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Laid-back Londoner Michael Fabbri whose hilarious stories and brilliant writing have made him one of the most highly-rated acts on the circuit.
With a dark and honest approach to some of life's more touchy subjects, he manages to effortlessly slip between some harsh controversial topics to light-hearted silliness to make for a refreshingly eclectic and brilliantly funny act.
Nominated best club comic Chortle Awards 2012.
'Intelligence in spades... consummate idiot savant' (The List)
'... exceptionally funny... extremely sharp... hugely enjoyable' (The Scotsman)
'An absolutely superb circuit headliner' (London Is Funny)
'Startlingly insightful' (The Guardian)
'Hilarious, Clever, sick and completely unrepeatable' (BBC Online)
'One of the best up-and-coming acts around' (Chortle).
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Former Member of Parliament for the constituency of Montgomeryshire in Wales turned stand-up comedian.
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One of the most talented and popular comedians to have recently emerged, Paul is inspired by comedians such as Richard Prior, George Carlin and Sam Kinison. Constantly challenging and relentlessly inventive, his comedy fuels an eclectic set punctuated by impressive feats of mimicry and verbal dexterity. Paul's highly charged dry observational humour taps into the multicultural diversity of contemporary Britain.
'One of the finest Asian comics around... A great take on multicultural Britain' (Time Out)
'Dangerous comic genius' (Eastern Eye)
'Revives distant memories of Richard Pryor at his relentless best' (The Times).
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Venue: Bar Rumba
36 Shaftesbury Avenue
W1D 7EP 51.510956, -0.132997
Phone: 0207 287 6933
→ Charing Cross 10 min walk
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