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The very best in live comedy comes to East London with the Rooftop Comedy Experience at Stratford’s Roof East – four nights of outdoor, socially-distanced stand-up.
Headlining tonight’s early show is SARA PASCOE – star of ’Live at the Apollo’, ‘Taskmaster’, ‘QI’, ‘8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown’ and best-selling author of ‘Animal’ and ‘Sex Power Money’.
Plus Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee OLGA KOCH and ‘Live at the Apollo’ star DANE BAPTISTE.
Age restriction: strictly 18+
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Sara is one of the most revered comedians in the UK. She has hosted 'Live at the Apollo' (BBC2) and 'Comedians Giving Lectures' (Dave), and appeared on a host of other best-loved TV shows including 'Mock the Week', 'Have I Got News for You?', 'QI', 'Would I Lie to You?' and '8 out of 10 Cats', as well as recording a stand-up special, 'Sara Pascoe Live at the BBC'. Sara’s radio series, 'Modern Monkey', aired on BBC R4 and her authored BBC short, 'Sara Pascoe vs Monogamy', was broadcast to great acclaim. Sara has enjoyed multiple sell-out UK tours and a sell-out run in London’s West End. As an actress, Sara has an impressive array of TV credits including the BAFTA nominated 'Twenty Twelve' (BBC2), 'W1A' (BBC2), 'Campus' (C4), 'The Thick of It' (BBC2) and 'Being Human' (BBC3). Sara has authored the critically acclaimed 'Animal' and the Sunday Times Best Seller 'Sex Power Money'.
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Olga Koch does stand-up comedy onstage and creates cathartic performance art in the privacy of her own home. She has trained at the UCB Theatre in New York, as well as the Soho Theatre and the Free Association in London. Along with fellow Soho Young Company comics, she runs Joy Multiplication, a monthly comedy night in London. Olga is a confident girl. Finalist - Amused Moose National New Comic Award 2017 Finalist - Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2016 Regional Finalist - Funny Women Awards 2017 Selected for BBC New Comedy Award 2016 & 2017 "I would expect to see her make inroads into the comedy scene fairly quickly" (Chortle). "Hugely charismatic" (Broadway Baby).
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After growing up in '80s South-East London and surviving a post-Bush, post-racial, post-Thatcher, post-Twilight Society, Dane realised that it was a moral obligation to chronicle and in some places parody the human experience and contemporary western culture. Star of hit podcasts Dane Baptiste Questions Everything and Quotas Full. As seen on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Sunny D, Live at the Palladium…pretty much all over your TV screen. 'Brilliant' (Comedy Blogedy) 'Intelligent and genuinely hilarious' (Adam Bloom) 'Observational comedy at its finest' (The Independent) 'Baptiste is a comical genius' (www.EdFestMag.com) 'A thunderingly charismatic comic' (The Guardian).
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