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Wednesdays!: Bridget Christie, Bobby Mair, Eleanor Tiernan, Michael Brunstrom, Thom Tuck
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
This event takes place at The Albany, which has achieved Gold Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
Bridget Christie has been a regular on the sketch and stand-up circuit for the last 5 years. She was a finalist in the Funny Women Final 2004, nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2005, won the inaugural Funny Women Best Show Fringe Award 2007 and was nominated for the Chortle Best Breakthrough Act 2009.
Bridget appeared in the second series of The Omid Djalili show on BBC1 and on Andy Zaltman's Radio 4 Series, Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium Series 1 of 100.
'One of the finest comedians around' (The Independent)
'A superb stand-up with a powerful voice and something to say. It's nothing short of a revelation' (The Observer)
'... another cracking show from the current queen of crusading UK comedy...' ( The Guardian).
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A comedian from Toronto who was voted 'Best Newcomer' at the Canadian Comedy Awards and has appeared in the UK on Russell Howard's Good News, Never Mind the Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Hour, Sweat the Small Stuff and Virtually Famous.
He is also a 3rd cousin of Canadian pop-star Justin Bieber - although he claims that they have never met.
'Mair exudes a kind of effortless, awkwardness and brings to it something fresh and downright disturbing. A bright, dark future surely awaits' (The Stage)
'He's either going to be a huge international comedy star or the funniest homeless man ever' (Jimmy Carr).
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Eleanor Tiernan abandoned her civil engineering training to become a stand-up in 2004 – and within her first year appeared on RTE’s The Liffey Laughs and BBC’s One Night Stand.
In 2007, she starred in the Edinburgh Fringe play Help!, and made her solo show debut the following year. She then played to more than 120,000 people as the support act for her cousin, Tommy Tiernan, on his Bovinity tour,
She also played the ditzy waitress, Emer, on RTE2’s youth-orientated chat show The Cafe.
'The fastest-rising comedy talent in the country' (Irish Times)
'Her laid back delivery and engaging stories are both interesting and unique' (Finhouse Comedy)
'Eleanor Tiernan is far and away the best comic actress I have seen on stage' (Hot
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'Michael Brunstrom is The Human Loire... part man, part longest river in France'.
winner of the 2013 Gareth Morinan Alternative New Act of the Year Award, Michael Brunstrom performs a selection of weird and astonishing alternative comedy stunts for your bewilderment and delight.
'For proper alternative, we have to turn to Michael Brunstrom... Big, bold and dumb, this is precisely the sort of thing that should be in an alternative new act showcase. First place!' (Steve Bennett, http://www.Chortle.co.uk)
'Wonderfully absurd' (http://www.LondonIsFunny.com)
'What the...?' (Metro).
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