The Best In Stand Up

at The Comedy Store, London
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Featuring

Mandy Knight

Mandy Knight appearing at this event

Once described as “as frisky as a terrier on heat”, Mandy Knight is a true dame of British stand-up comedy. The first female comedian to compere that bastion of old-school stand-up The Comedy Store, Mandy has been breaking down barriers all her life. After a traumatic childhood of abuse and social uncare, she attended the famous Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art. After becoming fully-trained as a classical actress, and then using her diploma to spend four years in the traditional acting alternative career as a waitress, Mandy Knight decided to ditch the period frocks and the pinafore and enter the world of stand up comedy. When asked why, Mandy said it was due to an irrational fear of a life in fringe theatre, exploring her inner child by pretending to be an oak tree, a fridge or a tambourine. 'Winner of the prestigious Time Out Award for Best Comedian. Razor sharp tongue, prone to shock but some of the best material on the circuit, excellent comic.' (Glee)

See 4 tour dates featuring Mandy Knight

Angela Barnes

Angela Barnes appearing at this event

Before becoming a comedian, Angela worked in health and social care. In 2011, she won the BBC New Comedy Award and became a finalist at the 2011 Latitude Festival New Act of the Year competition. Since then Angela has become a regular on BBC’s The News Quiz, Newsjack and Mock The Week. She has also appeared on BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, Russell Kane’s Whistle Stop Tour (BBC Radio 2), and BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show. “Feels like a sure-fire bet the instant she utters her opening lines.” (The Scotsman). “The pace is fast, the material strong and the delivery perfect” (Chortle). “She’s just a gloriously down-to-earth, straight-talking and extremely funny comic” (The Guardian). Angela Barnes was #8 in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

See 6 tour dates featuring Angela Barnes

The Noise Next Door

The Noise Next Door appearing at this event

Improvised comedy at its best! This energetic fivesome transform audience suggestion into scenes, songs and scenarios in the blink of an eye, with hilarious consequences. With their perfect blend of ludicrous characters, barbed one liners, epic stories and musical extravagance, this team of slightly posh English blokes will have you in stitches with their fresh brand of off-the-cuff humour. 'What sets them apart is their great chemistry and genuine sense of joy they bring to the stage' (The List) 'Hilarious... A superior kind of chaos' (The Daily Telegraph) 'Comedy gold... Staggeringly well executed' (The Guardian) 'This is 21st century comedy at its very finest and funniest' (The Stage).

See 8 tour dates featuring The Noise Next Door

Mike Gunn

Mike Gunn appearing at this event

Mike Gunn is a Comedy Store regular and headlines gigs all over the UK. He has appeared on numerous TV programmes, including Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow (BBC1), Celebrity Deal or no Deal (CH 4), and Harry Hill’s TV Burp (ITV). He has also been a contributor for The Guardian and written for Time Out, The List and Match of the Day Magazine and was support for Lee Mack on a huge theatre tour. 'One of the 10 leading stand-ups in Britain' (Independent on Sunday). Mike Gunn was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017.

See 7 tour dates featuring Mike Gunn

Sarah Keyworth

Sarah Keyworth appearing at this event

Originally from Nottingham, Sarah Keyworth is becoming a regular on the London circuit and has supported Stewart Francis on tour. Her material is a mix of honest anecdotal storytelling about her Midlands upbringing, made surreal with the occasional addition of a silly observation. She delivers sharp lines with a cheeky smile and moments of sudden deadpan that leave the audience wanting more.

See 28 tour dates featuring Sarah Keyworth

The Comedy Store

  • Haymarket House, 1a Oxendon Street
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • London
  • SW1Y 4EE

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thecomedystore.co.uk/london/whats-on
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