Rachel Parris

at The Albany, London
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Rachel Parris

Rachel Parris appearing at this event

Rachel Parris is an award-winning musical comedian and standup who has appeared in The IT Crowd, Murder In Successville, The Mash Report and Austentatious. Her songs have been heard on BBC Radio 4 (The Now Show), BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 6 Music. Her solo shows have found critical acclaim, and have earned her a Chortle Award nomination, a Funny Women Best Show nomination and a win for What’s On London’s Best Musical Comedy Show. “It’s startling quite how talented Parris is...hilarious” - Shortcom **** “Very easy to relate to and naturally funny” - Three Weeks **** "Tears of laughter, endearingly frank and funny" - Guardian "A gifted performer - her songs really score" - Times "Brutally funny" - Skinny "Classy, clever comedy...uproarious" - Scotsman

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Joseph Morpurgo

Joseph Morpurgo appearing at this event

Joseph Morpurgo is a comedian, writer and improviser. He is a three-time Chortle Award winner (Award For Innovation; Breakthrough Act; and Comedian’s Comedian). He is well known for being co-creator and member of acclaimed improv comedy group Austentatious. His broadcast credits include Harry & Paul's Story of the 2s (BBC Two), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Murder in Successville (BBC Two) and The World of Simon Rich (Radio 4), and he has written and starred in shorts for BBC3 and Sky Arts. His Radio 4 series, Joseph Morpurgo’s Walking Tour, will air in 2017. 'Staggeringly witty' (Three Weeks) 'Hugely innovative' (Time Out) 'An absolute revelation' (Fest).

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Olga Koch

Olga Koch appearing at this event

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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John Hastings

John Hastings appearing at this event

John Hastings is a comedian who has performed all over America, Canada and all the small scary corners of the United Kingdom. Since moving to the UK in 2012 from Canada John Hastings is very much in demand from the top comedy venues, entertaining audiences with his sharp punchlines delivered through his observational storytelling style. He is an Amused Moose Comedy Award-nominated comedian. 'Shockingly good' (Montreal Gazette) 'A strong calling card from a thoughtful and observant comic with enjoyably wry sensibilities... we're in the hands of an appealing consummate pro' (Chortle) 'He was fast, polished and had an original slant. We will hear more of him' (www.BroadwayBaby.com) 'Particularly awesome' (San Francisco Examiner). John Hastings was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017.

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Richard Todd

Not the late star of British World War 2 classic The Dambusters, but winner of the Amused Moose Laugh Off 2012. '... A smart surrealist...' (The Independent) '... He delivers with the passion of an insane preacher, and there's a keen off-the-wall wit throughout...' (Steve Bennet, Chortle) 'With his enthusiasm and ingenious thinking he has the ability to play with the audiences imaginations, leaving them both pleasantly baffled and amused' (Funhouse Comedy).

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Ruby Martin

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Hari Sriskantha

Hari Sriskantha appearing at this event

Hari Sriskantha has been performing stand-up regularly since 2011. In that time, he has been a Chortle Student Comedy Award Finalist (2012), a BBC Radio New Comedy Award finalist (2014), and has appeared on BBC Radios 2, 4 Extra and Scotland.

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Martin Willis

The founder of Objectively Funny comedy club. As seen/heard on BBC3, Radio 1, BBC Radio Scotland & Comic Relief. "A compassionate approach to creating shows," Guardian. "Former performer," STV.

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