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Covent Garden Comedy Club: John Ryan, Jarlath Regan, James Ellis, Russell Arathoon, Ria Lina
The Original Covent Garden Comedy Club @ Heaven, proudly celebrating seventeen years in 2019, is the biggest and most successful Independent comedy club in Central London with the best acts in the business.
The success of the Covent Garden Comedy Club is due to its friendly and professional atmosphere and the fact that you can see the best comedians from the International Circuit in a welcoming and intimate environment. There are four different comedians every week and they include many stars of radio and TV.
Capacity for the club is 200 and the shows are always very busy so early booking is advisable. Seats are pre-allocated and reserved for you until the show begins.
Please visit coventgardencomedy.com/ for more information and up to date line-ups.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
The irresistibly amiable John Ryan uses his acerbic wit and seemingly encyclopaedic knowledge of the world around him to keep any audience on their toes. His East End Irish upbringing gives him the rare ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds.
No stranger to either the strange or the norm, he will put an amusing spin on any subject matter going. An already established writer he undertook a new venture in 2006 as one half of the duo him 'n' im, and he penned an 'unofficial' World Cup ditty, 'We're going to do quite well .. injury permitting!', which received radio play up and down the country'.
Alongside his successful career as a stand-up comedian, John is in high demand for his hilarious health-related humour. “If you can make people laugh, you can make people listen” says John, and laugh they do.
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A former advertising executive who turned to comedy when his unmarketable greetings card ideas got him the sack, Irishman Jarleth Regan is a jack of all trades and all round decent fella, the kind you could take home to meet your mum. Raised on the windswept plains of the Curragh of Kildare he dreamed of being a professional basketball player but shelved the ambition due to combination of injuries and on the early on-set of cop on. The NBAs loss has been stand-up comedy's gain.
'A subtle yet sublime helping of observational humour' (The Herald)
'Side-splitting stuff... causes near hysteria in the room' (The Metro)
'A refreshing and hilarious change of pace' (The Independent)
'While he's not as well-known as some Irish stand-ups, he's every bit as talented' (Sunday Express)
'He has a skilful way with words and a playful misplaced logic' (Chortle).
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Once described as a Filipina Sarah Silverman... She intermingles her refreshingly funny songs with a dry wit ... Winner of the London Comedy Festival New Comedian Of The Year 2002 and the EMMA Best Comedian Award 2003.
'... electrified the audience with her relaxed yet biting wit' (ThreeWeeks)
'Lina is a musical comic with a brilliant line in bawdy songs... storming set!' (Evening Standard)
'I have no doubt she will hold her own so easily that she'll have a hand free to hold
someone else's too' (The Guardian)
'engaging, endearing and eye-opening' (Time Out)
''Fearless, provocative and very funny... wonderfully on-the-edge stuff... There isn't a comedy venue in the country that shouldn't be fighting for her' (The Scotsman)
'... slickly done - the girl's got talent' (Chortle).
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