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Ranked amongst the top ten stand-ups in Britain by The Independent, Ian Stone is one of the most talented topical acts and comperes in the country. Edgy and provocative, with an easy-going manner and self-depreciating style, Ian is at great ease bantering with an audience. He's a member of the Comedy Store's critically acclaimed 'Cutting Edge' team. Ian also received a nomination in 2012 for the Best Show at the Leicester Comedy Festival Awards. He has performed all over the world including Comedy Festivals in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, South Africa, Holland, France, Ireland and Germany. He’s entertained the troops in Kuwait, Bosnia,Kosovo, Cyprus and Afghanistan. He was the first British stand-up to perform in Moscow and the first performer to appear for The Comedy Store in Mumbai. 'Seriously funny' (The Guardian). 'One of the top comedians in the country' (The Independent).
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'Funmbi Omotayo's friendly, instantly likeable style won him the award for Best Newcomer at the Black Entertainment Comedy Awards. He has since gone on to win the prestigious Leicester Square New Act of the Year competition in 2012; shortly after becoming joint winner of Amused Moose's Laugh Off Competition in the same year. Gently paced stories and anecdotes are delivered warmly and confidently from this relative newcomer. Funmbi is creating a huge storm on the comedy circuit with tales of living in Hackney, his Nigerian roots and his hilarious day to day observations'. 'A charming young comic... he's got the jokes to back up his charm. Soon, he could be playing to thousands' (Time Out) 'Plenty of original insights and honest home-truths to enjoy' (Chortle) 'A classy young stand-up and, a headliner in the making' (London Is funny).
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Perrier Award nominee and Hackney Empire winner, Luke Toulson has been a guest on BBC Radio 4 and 5 Live, and written for comics appearing on Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week. 'Rock solid comedy' (Chortle) 'An explosion of good-natured self-deprecation and exasperated observations...' (The Daily Telegraph) 'Toulson is clearly a gifted comic' (The Sunday Times) '... he is the kind of comedian who should share the spotlight with the more established stars' (The Stage).
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Comedienne (BBC1, Radio 4) and writer (credits include Stand Up For The Week, Twit of the Year, Channel 4, and Mock the Week, BBC2). 'Genuinely funny jokes combined with personable style of delivery to create just the right atmosphere for some brilliant banter' (Three Weeks) 'Born to perform' (List) 'Very talented' (Time Out) 'Urban sharpster' (Stage).
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Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and do jokes, of course. Along with being one of the most in-demand headliners on the UK circuit, he’s toured nationally and performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe many times since starting out in comedy in the year 2000. His late-night, live-music pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution. Winner of the Amused Moose Award 2001. 'With his easy charm, chessy singing voice, razor-sharp wit and clownish physicality Rob has quickly established himself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit around Britain' (Pontardawe Arts Centre0 'Truly wonderful stand-up' (The Sunday Times). 'As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army Knife' (The Independent). 'Bruisingly hilarious... brilliant musical comedian' (Time Out).
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Scottish stand up comedian based in London, Leo Kearse started his comedy career in 2009. He is one of a new wave of British acts who draw on the heritage of US acts such as Chris Rock, Sam Kinison and Bill Burr to deliver powerful, rhetorical, personal comedy taking in big issues. In 2015 he won the UK Pun Championships but he is best known on the circuit for his hilarious stories about being Scottish, dating, buying a train ticket and Thai toilets! 'Kearse is seriously good. Quick, funny, smart and to the point... hilarious' (The Scotsman).
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The Comedy Store
- Haymarket House, 1a Oxendon Street
- Piccadilly Circus
- SW1Y 4EE