Cracking Comedy In Aid Of Women And Children First

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Marcus Brigstocke

Marcus Brigstocke appearing at this event

Marcus began his comedy career in Bristol whilst studying drama at University and soon won the BBC New Comedian of 1996 at the Edinburgh Festival. He is now regarded as a major comedy, writing and acting talent, performing stand up nationally to sell out audiences both on tour and on the well trodden comedy circuit. The master of satirical comedy, Marcus has proved to be blisteringly funny over a wide range of topics. 'If you haven't seen him live, then you haven't seen him at his very best' (The Daily Mirror) 'Rare is the stand-up show that makes you laugh, think and then fight back the tears. This is it' (The Daily Telegraph).

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Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi appearing at this event

As seen as on Live At The Apollo, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 8/10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, Shappi Khorsandi is an Iranian female stand-up comic who established herself on the London circuit back in the early 2000's. Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny, she handles every subject with razor sharp wit. She is also the best-selling author of A Beginners Guide to Acting English and her fantastic debut novel ‘Nina is not OK’ was published by Ebury in 2016. Shappi was also elected president of the British Humanist society in 2017. 'Makes live comedy thrilling' (Evening Standard). 'Shappi is an endearing presence and possesses a charming self-awareness that ensures consistent laughter from start to finish' (Huffington Post). 'Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy' (The New Statesman). Shappi Khorsandi was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.

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Rhys James

Rhys James appearing at this event

'Rhys James is a comedian who began performing in 2009 in student competitions such as Comedy Central's Funniest Student in 2010, and Chortle's Student Comedy Award. He made his Edinburgh debut as a performer for The Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2010, and again in 2012 as a performer in AAA- Stand Up. He has also written material for Russell Howard's Good News (www.chortle.co.uk). He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline. 'Highly amusing' (The Stage).

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Suzi Ruffell

Suzi Ruffell appearing at this event

Suzi’s innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as ‘a real stand up gem’ by The Guardian, this young independent woman celebrates her working class roots with a sideways look at the world. Regarded as one of best up and coming acts on the circuit Suzi is in constant demand at clubs and theatres across Britain. Fast establishing herself on the live circuit supporting Alan Carr, Josh Widdicombe, Kevin Bridges and Romesh Ranganathan all over the country. 2017 saw her take her solo show ‘Common’ on a sell out tour around the UK. As seen on Channel 4, E4, BBC3, Comedy Central, Dave and heard on BBC Radio4.

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Rosie Jones

Rosie Jones appearing at this event

With her infectious laugh and high energy Rosie Jones brings 'huge laughs' (Chortle) and has quickly become a must-see act on the comedy circuit. The ex-television researcher was awarded second place in the Leicester Mercury's New Comedian Of The Year 2018, and has already starred on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Last Leg: The Correspondents. With seemingly no end to her talents, Rosie is also an incredible actor, making her primetime debut as Serena in a Silent Witness two-part special.

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Jen Brister

Jen Brister appearing at this event

Jen Brister is a stand up comic, writer and comedy actor. 'Brister ticks all the boxes – she's confident, energetic and knows how to deliver a line for maximum laughs' (The Scotsman) 'Outrageously funny' (Metro) 'Gorgeously talented' (Tim Arthur, Time Out) 'This is as near perfect stand up as I have seen' (Scotsgay).

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Flo & Joan

Flo & Joan appearing at this event

Flo & Joan are a British-born, Toronto-based musical comedy duo, and sisters Nicola and Rosie Dempsey. The piano/percussion pair have headlined and played to sold-out audiences across North America and internationally including Montreal Sketchfest. "If Flanders & Swann and Flight of the Conchords and Garfunkel & Oates had a six-way time-travelling gang-bang that somehow mixed all their DNA, the offspring might end up sounding something like Flo and Joan" – Steve Bennett, Chortle

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Abigoliah Schamaun

A former NYC yogi now living in London, Abigoliah is a disarmingly honest comedian with a tender heart and a foul mouth that compliments her wicked sense of humour. 'A foul-mouthed sweetheart, aggressively feminine, endearingly butch and curiously disturbed' (The Skinny) 'Her cheeky honesty is completely disarming and delightful' (Chortle) 'Racy and hilarious' (Three Weeks) 'Warm, funny and dirty. Abigoliah takesto the stage like a burst of adults only sunshine' (Celia Pacquola) 'A fresh and quirky voice' (The Herald Sun, Melbourne).

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