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Work In Progress: The Pin, Liam Williams
The Pin are a 3 man sketch act. Their debut Edinburgh show last year was a total sell-out, and now they're working on material for this year's show.
“Perfect, cripplingly funny” The List
“Heavily tipped for future stardom” The Guardian
“Innovative, enjoyable, inventive” Time Out
Liam Williams is one third of critically acclaimed sketch group 'Sheeps.' He reached the final of Amused Moose and So You Think You’re Funny in 2010 and regularly plays The Boat Show, Monday Club, Invisible Dot and Up The Creek.
“Great voice, smart gags” Chortle
“The quality is maintained throughout… fast, innovative, polished” Three Weeks
Image © Harry Carr
Winners at the inaugural London SketchFest for 'Best Sketch Show’, The Pin are a sketch act heavily tipped for future stardom by The Guardian. A couple of ex-Cambridge Footlighters, Alex Owen and Ben Ashenden create sharp and precise sketch comedy that tends to exceed expectations, giving them a reputation for 'nailing it'.
'The Pin are so good it might actually make you sick' (The Skinny)
'The precision was astounding. Faultless comic timing' (Three Weeks)
'The talented young double act who stole the show. This duo can go far' (The Daily Telegraph)
'A joy to watch. It's silly and whimsical, but ruthlessly comedic, such is the gag rate, and it's performed in a no-frills style that suggests they're super-confident in their writing' (http://www.Londonisfunny.com).
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Amused Moose finalist 2010, stand-up, actor, writer and one third of comedy group Sheeps, Liam is one of the most talented new comics working today.
'... the most exciting act from this year's Edinburgh Fringe' (The Guardian)
'A beautifully crafted, downbeat narrative... Every elegiac word has been polished until it sings' (Metro)
'We predicted this debut was going to be a cracker, and it feels good to be proved
right' (Time Out)
'Such mastery of language and economy of wit' (The Scotsman)
'An exceptional talent with language' (Chortle)
'Who knew that melancholy could be so enjoyable?... an assured piece of work
that demonstrates an impressive command of tone' (Fest)
'Liam Williams's exceptional new show, delivered with marvellous moroseness, also fizzes with wit, intelligence and eloquence' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Intelligent and inventive' (The List)
'The voice of a generation’ (The Independent).
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Venue: Pleasance Theatre
Carpenters Mews, North Road
N7 9EF 51.548874, -0.121738
Phone: 0207 609 1800
→ Caledonian Road and Barnsbury 10 min walk
→ Caledonian Rd 2 min walk