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Once a humble publican, the multi-award winning Al Murray – The Pub Landlord - has risen to the honourable position of British comedy royalty, following the continuing success of his hit prime time ITV1 show Happy Hour and A Second Audience With Al Murray The Pub Landlord (ITV1). 'A national treasure' (The Daily Telegraph) 'Al Murray has become a bona fide British institution' (The Independent) 'Murray's interaction with the crowd remains one of the wonders of the comedy world' (The Times).
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Since appearing in the guise of his redneck alter-ego Otis Lee Crenshaw in 1998, award-winning Rich has won critical acclaim across the Globe by performing to sell-out audiences each year at the Edinburgh Fringe, throughout sell-out UK tours and at comedy festivals worldwide. His grouchy, deadpan style has established him as a master of absurdist irony and the king of rapid-fire wit. Rich has also become well known for his television and radio work. Notable UK appearances include regular appearances on 'Stand Up For The Week' (Channel 4), 'QI' (BBC1/2), 'Live At The Apollo' (BBC1), 'Channel 4's Comedy Gala Live At The O2', 'Have I Got News For You' (BBC1), 'Rich Hall's Cattle Drive' (BBC4), 'Rich Hall's Gone Fishing' (BBC4), 'Otis Lee Crenshaw – London Not Tennessee' (BBC2) and 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks' (BBC2). 'Creeps up on you and ambushes your funny bone like no one else' (The Scotsman) 'As close as it gets to a guaranteed good show' (Scotland On Sunday) 'Top drawer stuff from a comedian who just seems to get better and better' (STV) 'Immaculate wordplay imbued with a genuine passion for the songwriter's craft' (The Times) 'Hall's genius, on the spot lyrical rhyming is raucously entertaining and very clever' (Spears magazine) Rich Hall was #10 in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.
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Paul Sinha is a qualified GP and international stand up comic of many years standing, having performed in all major comedy clubs in the UK, as well as China, Auckland, Singapore, the Middle East, South Africa, Netherlands and Germany. Paul's second full length solo show 'Saint or Sinha' received widespread critical acclaim at the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and was nominated for the if.comedy award (formerly the Perrier). Since then Paul has been in great demand, whether on TV shows such as Edinburgh and Beyond, World Stands up, Comedy Shuffle and Comedy Cuts, on Radio 4's Loose Ends and the Now Show, or his numerous contributions to Radio 5 Live and Talksport, as well as having recorded for Shane Warne's Ashes podcasts. 'Wonderfully inventive and intelligent’ (Evening Standard) 'One-liners are delivered with the crisp clarity of cut glass. Highly original' (Metro) 'Universal anecdotes as warmly delivered as you would find anywhere... it's a pleasure listening to him... Opinionated, witty and smart – Sinha is the certainly one of the comics Fringe goers should be flocking to' (Chortle) 'His confidence on stage was excellent and his talent for adlibbing and summoning gags off the cuff were very funny' (BBC Online).
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A comedy award nominee and a sharp and funny comedy performer who has appeared on Mock The Week. Very highly rated by fellow comedians, and regularly bringing down the Screamers Comedy Club roof. Zoe takes a sideways view of life, picking out the many absurdities and turning them into hilarious routines which she delivers with tremendous energy. She performs her diverse material with utter conviction leaving everyone wanting for more. She won the Funny Women Competition in 2004 and the Dave, Funniest Joke Of The Fringe Award in 2008. 'Achingly funny... A cracking show' (The Melbourne Age) 'Probably the most impressive British female comic on the circuit' (The Skinny) 'Lyons has what it takes to delight any crowd' (The Guardian) 'Hugely confident, passionate, energetic... she gets better and better... Excellent' (The Daily Mirror) 'Throughout her show she unleashes non-stop rapid fire bolts of vinegar wit... I defy anyone not to fold up with laughter at her show' (Edinburgh Evening News) Zoe Lyons was named in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians list of 2018 and 2016.
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Emmanuel Sonubi is a London based comedian.
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From Newcastle-on-Tyne and one of the brightest young talents on the comedy scene who is beginning to make her presence known across the country. Finishing runner-up in 2014's Funny Women, she went on to make the finals of almost every major comedy competition, including the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award in 2016. In August 2017 Lauren sold out her debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her critically acclaimed show Lady Muck. This 5 star show was so popular three extra shows were added and subsequently sold out. Not only was ‘Lady Muck’ the best reviewed show at The Pleasance this year, Lauren also won a Herald Angel Award and was nominated for Best Newcomer 2017 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
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One of Britain's freshest and most original comics, this British-born Iranian hams the accent and underlines the cliches before pulling the Persian rug from under the audience. With a career in comedy spanning across three decades, Omid Djalili's legendary performances on stage and screen have won him fans and plaudits the world over. Renowned for his razor sharp wit, boundless energy and expertly crafted cultural observations, his original material continues to explore the diversity of modern Britain and he remains one of the most exciting entertainers on the circuit. A firm favourite at the Edinburgh Festival, Omid's stand-up awards include the Time Out Award for Best Stand Up and the EMMA Award. He's also been a nominee for a Perrier Award and the South Bank Award. Omid was also awarded a Best Actor award at the Turin Film Festival for his lead performance in The Infidel. 'To carve yourself out a career as the thinking person's Iranian comedian in this political climate takes a fine brain and a masterful way with the audience. There is no question that Omid Djalili possesses both... Belly laughs with a subtle blend of mainstream gags and subversive twinkle' (The Sunday Times) Omid Djalili was named in Ents24's top 10 hardest-working comedians 2017.
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Diminutive stand-up comedian making a big name for herself. She has written for many top comedians, including Johnny Vaughan, Gail Porter and Griff Rhys Jones, and starred on many TV stand-up comedy shows. Recent TV includes Would I Lie to You, QI and Impossible, she’s a regular on Radio 4’s News Quiz and The Now Show. 'Fizzing with inventive one-liners... a treat from start to finish' (The Herald) 'Clever, chatty and charming' (Three Weeks) 'Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes of the everyday... genuinely delightful' (The Daily Telegraph) 'Deliciously cutting' (The Independent) 'She is like your witty friend who's always brilliant company down the pub. Many stand-ups would give their non-drinking arms to be able to transfer that kind of sparkling bar-room bonhomie to the stage and Porter does it effortlessly' (The Scotsman).
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After cutting his teeth performing on the pavements of the world and winning the Time Out Street Performer Of The Year Award 1987, he transferred his skills to stand-up. He toured mainly in the USA and Canada, including a support slot for Bob Hope, before returning to his native London in 1994. Over five years on the circuit in this country have seen him rise to one of the most widely respected performers doing the rounds. 'He always gets people laughing through his accomplished stand-up skills, evident in his scalpel-sharp ad-libs and outstanding one-liners' (Chortle) 'Aside from his ability to sustain a single narrative for a full hour, with thought-provoking originality and biting humour, Vincent also uses video to deliver one of the most disarming punch lines you're ever likely to see on the Fringe' (The Scotsman) 'An improvising comedy genius' (The Guardian) 'He possesses the energy of Lee Evans with the improvisational skills of Paul Merton and is one of the best comedians in the business' (The Times) 'Ferociously funny' (The Sunday Times) 'Honesty and truth (and funny lines) are comedy essentials and fortunately Vincent has come more than prepared... this corpulent comic is an utterly welcoming presence, lacing his blokeish jollity with welcome shots of rage and giggling incomprehension' (Metro).
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The Comedy Store
- Haymarket House, 1a Oxendon Street
- Piccadilly Circus
- SW1Y 4EE