Teenage Cancer Trust At The Royal Albert Hall - An Evening Of Comedy

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Kevin Bridges will host an exciting evening of comedy, continuing the long tradition of the cream of British comedy joining forces for a unique and unforgettable night of laughs.

Joining him on the night will be John Bishop, Kerry Godliman, Romesh Ranganathan, Tommy Tiernan, and more special guests to be announced.

This show is in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Teenage Cancer Trust support young people with cancer across the UK, making sure they get the specialised care and support they need.

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

Featuring

Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges appearing at this event

Kevin Bridges, Glasgow's 'young comedy prodigy' (The Guardian) reveals his innermost thoughts on a variety of topics, from his home-land Scotland and beyond. His unique brand of social commentary, astute observations and sharp one-liners have proved a hit with audiences, leading to an extraordinary few years for Kevin. Scotland’s biggest export has been dubbed as 'brilliant' by one of his comedy idols, Billy Connolly, and has had an astonishing rise to success. Selling out over 100 tour dates on his first ever UK solo tour in 2010, his 2012 tour, Kevin Bridges – The Story Continues… smashed box office records selling a staggering 45,000 tickets on the first day. He went on to sell out an incredible nine-show run at the Glasgow SECC Arena. His epic 136-date tour culminated in a sell out run throughout Australia. The DVD of the same name made it to number 5 in the charts for Christmas that year. 'Truthful, natural and hilarious' (Sunday Herald) 'Britain’s best stand up' (The Sun) 'It's his eye for details that has elevated him to a MUST-SEE act' (The Daily Mirror)..

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John Bishop

John Bishop appearing at this event

John Bishop has had an incredible career. Within three years of his first ever comedy gig, he was playing to sold out arena audiences across the country and also released the fastest selling stand-up DVD in UK history. A strong stage presence and life experience make him a comedian who is not afraid to take chances, and this is reflected in his status as one of the best comics in the country. What the critics say: "Home is not only where Bishop’s heart clearly and endearingly is – it’s where his art is, too" Daily Telegraph "His Supersonic show easily confirms that John Bishop has finally taken on the mantle of Britain’s top comic" Daily Mirror John Bishop was named in Ents24's top 5 biggest selling comedians of 2016.

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Kerry Godliman

Kerry Godliman appearing at this event

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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Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan appearing at this event

Romesh burst onto the comedy circuit in 2010, gigging regularly at top venues all over the country. As well as turning in storming turns on a regular basis, he has also found time to reach the Latitude New Act Final 2010, The So You Think You're Funny? Final 2010 as well as coming runner up in The Amused Moose Laugh Off 2010. In 2015 Romesh starred in his own show called 'Asian Provocateur' (BBC Three) where he travelled to Sri Lanka to learn about his parents' country. In 2016 the second series 'Mum's American Dream' was commissioned. He has forged a fearsome reputation with a set that combines cutting one liners with an acerbic take on the world around him. 'Extraordinarily hilarious' (Three Weeks) 'Plenty to enjoy in his ultra sardonic set' (Chortle) 'His ability to write bitingly fresh gags marks him out from the crowd... Ranganathan's punchlines are sharper and funnier than many of his peers' (The Guardian). Romesh Ranganathan was named in Ents24's top 5 hardest-working comedians of 2016.

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Tommy Tiernan

Tommy Tiernan appearing at this event

The star of Channel 4’s hit show Derry Girls, Live at the Apollo (BBC) and the host of his own highly critically praised improvised chat show on Ireland’s RTE 1. Tommy's mastery of stand-up allows him to take risks other comedians dare not. Through hilarious story telling and a high energy, non-apologetic delivery he continually challenges his audience who can be confident they are in safe hands. To see him live is a rare treat, as his stories unfold and themes are elaborated his performance is mesmerising and his lyrical way with words make you laugh harder than you'd ever believe possible. 'Intense and painfully funny storytelling' (Irish Times) 'When the bearded storyteller aimed for the funny bone he was imperious' (Evening Standard) '... a sermon-like delivery halfway between home hearth and hellfire' (The Independent) 'Tiernan confirms how good traditional stand-up can be' (The Guardian).

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Royal Albert Hall

  • Kensington Gore
  • London
  • SW7 2AP
Website:
royalalberthall.com
Phone:
020 7589 3203
Disabled access:
Silver Status

Seating Plan