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Wed 21st Nov at 9:30pm - 11:00pm
Jonny And The Baptists
@ Leicester Square Theatre, London
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Jonny & The Baptists' Congregation: Jonny And The Baptists, Mitch Benn, Jay Foreman
"Jonny & The Baptists' monthly musical-comedy residency in the Main House of the Leicester Square Theatre. With special guests MITCH BENN + JAY FOREMAN + 1 more TBA!! Comedy blues band Jonny & the Baptists present an acclaimed mix of silly, satirical & sexy songs. They feature regularly on Marcus Brigstocke's Early Edition & Robin Ince's Late Night Revolution. As heard on Radio 4's "Infinite Monkey Cage" & "Best of the Fest". "A triumph" Chortle . // "The enthusiasm, avidity and passion of the band radiate well after the gig has finished" The List. // "Genius" Exeunt."
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The world's first comedy blues band. Satirical, political, edgy and sexy comedy songs. They've played everywhere from Croatia to Norwich, and feature regularly on Marcus Brigstocke's Early Edition and Robin Ince's Late Night Revolution. As heard on Radio 4's Infinite Monkey Cage and Best Of The Fest.
'A triumph' (Chortle)
'The enthusiasm, avidity and passion of the band radiate well after the gig has
finished' (The List)
'... musical comedy's rising stars' (The Times).
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Previous winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Travels the UK with his guitar, creating laughter wherever he goes, and is also a writer, performer and the resident musician on Radio 4's 'The Now Show'.
'The country's leading musical satirist' (The Times)
'Well crafted, well sung, his songs are just plain funny' (The Guardian)
'Less of him could really turn out to be more than he ever was' (The Scotsman)
'Mitch is a highly intelligent comic who fires out funny material at the speed of a machine gun. You really do have to pay attention to him, but do so because the content does deserve to be heard and appreciated' (One4Review)
'Mitch Benn has the audience mesmerised. Song after song of ingenious satire hits the spot with pinpoint accuracy' (Three Weeks).
Mitch Benn was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.
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Jay Foreman is a guitarist and comedian whose unique repertoire falls almost exactly halfway between live music and sit down comedy. Flitting violently between subtle humour, catchy singalongs and mindless bad taste.
'A Victoria Wood for the Spotify generation' (Chortle).
“With dark humour and wordplay reminiscent of Roald Dahl, he should more often than not grab the attention of even the most reluctant child..” (BroadwayBaby.com)
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Venue: Leicester Square Theatre
Phone: 020 7734 2222
Disabled Bookings: 020 7734 2222
Seating Plan: View the Seating Plan
→ Charing Cross 10 min walk
→ Leicester Square 3 min walk