Pete Beckley


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Old Comedian of the Year 2016 - Final

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It's the Final of the Old Comedian of the Year 2016!
12 not so new acts battle it out for the prize & the chance to get out of the house for a bit.

Hosted by the fabulous Lynn Ruth Miller & headlined by last year's winner Tim Shishodia, this year's finalists are:

Boyce Bailey
Claire Parker
Georgia Thorp
Kelly Kingham
Magnus Turner MP
Pam Ford
John Pendal
Jasper Cromwell Jones
Elizabeth Mee
Lenny Sherman
Pete Beckley

Sunday 3 July

Box Office020 7734 2222

Leicester Square Theatre
6 Leicester Place

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.

Pete Beckley

Pete Beckley appearing at this event

Multi award winning comedian with a quirky deadpan delivery and a sometimes surreal take on things. Pete was the Costa Light Comedy Challenge Winner in 2011 and Reading Comedy Festival New Act of The Year in 2012 and has gone on to win a handful of other comedy awards. He now performs all over the UK in venues big and small. "Stand-out gags" - Chortle "like a bewhiskered English Emo Philips" - Chortle "Loaded's favourite on the night was the clearly bonkers Pete Beckley" - Loaded Laftas 2011

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Boyce Bailey

Boyce Bailey appearing at this event

Where energy meets rage meets funny!

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Claire Parker

Claire Parker appearing at this event

Claire is one hell of a women. She would like to say that she always gives that little bit extra but quite frankly that would be a lie because she is a post op transsexual. Claire has that wonderful ability to both fascinate and entertain with a persona which is somewhere between Jo Brand and Jack Dee. She loves building bridges between herself and the audience in a unique way that is both disarming and just a little bit naughty. You come away believing that you were there on her journey. Kate Copstick "That was Excellent"

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Kelly Kingham

Kelly Kingham appearing at this event

Kelly is a writer and comedian. He performs at comedy clubs, theatres and festivals across the UK. He also made the finals of the NATYS 2014 and the Leicester Square New Comedian competition 2013. 'Deliciously unnerving' (The Guardian) 'A classy, enjoyable act' (The Stage) 'Strangely compelling. He has funny bones; he's one of those performers you can't stop watching' (Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke) 'The audience explode with laughter - there's something peculiar about him - a joy that easily transmits to the audience, who take him to their heart' (Steve Bennett, Chortle).

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Pam Ford

Loud Aussie comic, with a memorable version of the Shania Twain Song 'That Don't Impress Me Much'! Winner of ITV's Take The Mike Award. 'Funny, engaging, likeable and very funny too' (The Gag Factory).

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Jasper Cromwell Jones

Jasper Cromwell Jones is the posh alter ego of Joe Bor! 'The high gag rate puts many other character comics to shame' (The Guardian) 'For people who like their comedy funny' (Matt Lucas) 'Joe Bor is a must see' (Alan Carr) 'Natural comic ability' (Steve Bennett, Chortle) 'Warm, funny and very, very charming' (Broadway Baby) 'Joe Bor's show is a model of Wodehousian characterisation and storytelling... an exceptionally polished and professional performance' (The Skinny).

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Not your usual standup comedy, his sweet nature will catch you right off guard.

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Glen 'Lenny' Sherman

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Tim Shishodia

Winner of the Leicester Square New Comedian Of The Year 2010.

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Leicester Square Theatre

  • 6 Leicester Place
  • Leicester Square
  • London
  • WC2H 7BX

020 7734 2222
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