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Monkey Business Fun Night: Felix Dexter, Julian Deane, Alan Hudson, Evelyn Monk Guest, Luisa Omielan
Please visit www.monkeybusinesscomedyclub.co.uk for further information and tickets
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Known as 'The Kingpin', he was a Time Out and EMMA Award-winning actor and comedian. His distinctive fusion of acutely observed characterisations and high-energy hilarity made him a favourite comic. He appeared on several TV shows: Alan Partridge, Have I Got News For You and The Real McCoy, and wrote for several others, including Lenny Henry and The Fast Show.
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Laughing Horse New Act of the Year Winner in 2010.
'Deane's well timed deadpan delivery was on cue every time, he'll definitely be one to watch' (Medway News)
'A particularly nice line in understated pay-offs' (Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard)
'Well written gags, well executed one liners' (Chortle)
'... he's able to generate a stream of seriously good gags, the kind of quick,
sharply written and endlessly repeatable lines that'll always keep a comic in work and an audience richly entertained' (The Guardian)
'It's just a matter of time before Julian Deane gets a boost up the comedy rankings... His trick is to make you think you're watching standard stand-up fare, then twisting expectations with sharp, original punchlines' (The Independent).
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Alan Hudson has appeared on ITV’s Penn and Teller and on ITV's Britain's Next Great Magician, where his balloon-popping trick went down a storm. Using his blend of stand up and stunning magic he will firstly captivate you and then with his natural wit, draw you in to his super unnatural world.
'... one of the UK's most successful close-up magic and comedy magicians...'
'... an astounding magician, comic and mind reader' (Three Weeks)
'... the fascinating magician and comedian Alan Hudson with his modern funky magic. Using his blend of stand up and stunning magic he'll firstly charm you and then with his natural wit, draw you in to his super unnatural world' (Funhouse Comedy).
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Luisa Omielan is a diva in training. She's got the sass, she's got the earrings, now she's ready for the lifestyle!
Her debut one-woman show "What Would Beyonce Do?" earned five star reviews and was named "one of the top UK comedy shows of the last decade" by the Guardian. WWBD started off on the Edinburgh Fringe and went on to to become one of the most successful stand-up shows to come out of Edinburgh with sell-out performances all over the world.
Luisa's follow-up show, ‘Am I Right Ladies?!’ continued her success, with sell-out runs across the country.
'Omielan could find the humour in a brown paper bag' (Vogue)
'Fresh, frank and fearless – a gutsy new star is born' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Watching a raw, natural talent doing something surprising and clever and hugely enjoyable, and knowing that you've just witnessed a star being born' (Skinny)
'Omielan’s energy is infectious... a star in her own right' (Three Weeks)
'An intense, funny and manic hour of soul-baring comedy... You'll have the time of your life and you'll owe it all to her' (Chortle).
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