Stand-up Under The Stars: Tez Ilyas, Rosie Jones, Rob Auton, Helen Bauer, Garrett Millerick
"A laughter-filled evening of hilarity and variety as the sun sets within Battersea Arts Centre’s magical open-air Courtyard. There will be all-star line-ups featuring the most pioneering, cutting-edge comedy around."
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A mischievous and engaging comic, he tackles a variety of topics with an intelligent mind and a flair for deconstructing modern society while subverting audience's expectations. His playful style and cheeky personality, along with a wry wit led him to win the coveted London Comedy Store's King Gong on his first attempt, as well as reaching the finals of the BBC New Comedy Awards. Star of BBC Radio 4’s TEZ Talks, BBC Two’s 'Live from the BBC' and BBC Three’s ‘Man Like Mobeen’.
'Sartorially stylish and winningly cheeky' (Chortle)
“Blackburn-born Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up, though his most prized asset could yet be his bold, subversive streak” (The Guardian).
Tez Ilyas featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
Tez Ilyas tour dates
Rosie Jones is a comedian and actress with a penchant for being mischievous. Her cerebral palsy doesn't slow her down in the slightest.
Rosie Jones tour dates
Rob is a London-based performer, artist, writer, poet and comedian. He is a Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe award-winner and Glastonbury’s Poet In Residence.
Every year he picks a subject that is important to him and writes an hour long show about it. So far he has done The Yellow Show, The Sky Show, The Face Show, The Water Show, The Sleep Show and the Hair Show. His work ha been played on the radio by Jarvis Cocker, Cerys Matthews and Scroobius Pip and shown on the television by BBC1, BBC 2 and Channel 4.
'A genuine original' (The Guardian)
'A talent to watch' (The Independent).
Rob Auton tour dates
Garrett Millerick is a London based writer, director and comedian.
A regular on the stand up circuit, Garrett can be seen up and down the country in a variety of guises but mostly as himself, saying what he thinks about things in pubs/ theatres/regional art centres and the occasional music festival. He can be seen performing regularly at The Schadenfreude Cabaret in North London where he is the resident compere.
'Millerick is a belter of a new comedian, well worth shouting about' (The Stage)
'... avoided cliche and made contentious points convincingly, though all in the name of a laugh rather than setting out any serious manifesto... Storytelling is clearly in Millerick's genome...a solidly enjoyable way to see out the midnight hour' (Chortle).
'Undeniably honest and hilarious' (Three Weeks).
Garrett Millerick tour dates