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On Sunday 24th November 2019, Absolute Radio Live is taking over the London Palladium for radio’s biggest-ever comedy night, hosted by Frank Skinner. Dara Ó Briain, Jo Brand, Tom Allen, Matt Forde, Kerry Godliman, Glenn Moore and Kojo Anim will be taking to the stage to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.
Recommended 14+ years (parental guidance), there is likely to be swearing and adult content.
The profits from Absolute Radio Live ticket sales, which is estimated to be on average £15 per ticket, will go to Cancer Research UK in aid of Stand Up To Cancer.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
He may have co-written a number one single (Three Lions), but most of Frank Skinner's achievements have been to do with comedy; winning a 1991 Perrier Award, creating the classic TV show 'Fantasy Football' (with David Baddiel), presenting his own series... the list goes on. 'You could put Skinner down in front of any audience at any time and he would have it in stitches' (Waldemar Januszczak) 'Exquisite and surprising... highly accomplished and very funny' (The Independent) 'Provocative, remorseless and very, very funny' (The Times).
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Dara O Briain
One of Ireland's funniest comedians, who produces laughs like a magician produces rabbits from a hat. With a reputation as a stand-up around the world, including an appearance at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, he originally made a name for himself in Ireland on the satirical panel show Don't Feed the Gondolas and then stepped into the mainstream limelight with the hit show It's A Family Affair. Currently to be seen presenting the BBC's topical panel show Mock The Week. 'One of the most dependably entertaining stand-up comics in the land' (The Times) 'Worked the stalls like a puppet master' (Evening Standard) 'O Briain has a laser eye for the absurd and the spurious' (The Guardian).
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Uncompromising and head-on comic who will deal with issues that are sexist or sizeist with a razor sharp wit. 'Britain's funniest female comedian in years.' (The Independent)
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Tom Allen is a comedian, writer and actor. He started as a stand up at the age of 22 and went on to win both So You Think You’re Funny in Edinburgh and the BBC New Comedy Awards in the same year. Since then he has honed his unique style of sharp, acerbic wit and camp, riotous storytelling by performing to audiences all over the UK and around the world. Tom Allen is a wonderfully laconic anecdotalist, and bears an uncanny stage presence to what might be described as the love child of Kenneth Williams and Stephen Fry. He has a genius for digression and an ear for hilariously mundane comments and platitudes. A rare talent, indeed. 'I urge, nay demand – that you see him perform' (Three Weeks) 'Riotous entertainment... Allen is one of life's true eccentrics' (The Guardian) 'Tom Allen makes me reach for old-fashioned words like debonair and urbane. Blessed with crystalline enunciation and velvety, vocal warmth, he sounds as though he was born at the BBC' (Chortle). Tom Allen was #2 in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
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Matt is a writer on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Stand-Up for the Week and can also be heard on his own late night phone-in show on the Sony-Award winning talkSPORT. 'A first class comic' (The Guardian) 'Highly engaging, inherently funny... an innate ability to ad lib laughs out of thin air' (Chortle.co.uk) 'Manages to combine infectious enthusiasm with astutely well-informed political opinions' (Three Weeks).
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The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on BBC’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum Helpdesk, Celebrity Pointless and Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats. Kerry is also a regular on Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed The News Quiz, The Now Show and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List. Kerry’s acting talents have seen her receive critical acclaim for her role as Hannah in Ricky Gervais’ hit series Derek for Channel 4.
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Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Glenn Moore is a comedian, actor and one of the best and most prolific joke writers in the country. Glenn is a regular face on TV, having appeared on Mock The Week (BBC), Rob Delaney’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2). He is a staff writer on CITV’s sketch comedy show Scrambled, and has written for BBC’s The Mash Report, Play To The Whistle, and Russell Howard’s Good News. He’s also known for his silly, off-beat one-liners on Twitter, which have earned him a huge following.
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Hailing from East London, Kojo is a three-times winner of Best Male Comedian at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards, and is one of the UK's rising comedy stars. He got to the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2019. He has toured with the likes of Kevin Hart, Chris Rock, and Dave Chappelle and has now delivered his first ever comedy feature film The Weekend in which he plays 3 characters in the same movie.
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