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Sat 15th Dec at 8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Funny Side... of Covent Garden
@ The George, London
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The Funny Side... of Covent Garden: Danny Ward, Kevin Precious, Gary Delaney, Jonny Freeman
Image © Steve Ullathorne
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Danny Ward’s observational humour and his slightly manic style are both endearing and very funny.
He can turn the everyday trials that we all experience into piercingly well dissected anecdotes of exasperation and obsession – with wonderfully hilarious solutions. Professional since 2010, Danny performs throughout the UK and abroad at clubs, theatres and festivals.
A self proclaimed tataholic, Danny Ward is on a mission to spread the lesson he refuses to learn – when you try and do things on the cheap, it ends up costing you more.
He was nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year in 2013 and has gigged extensively across the UK including comedy venues such as The Glee Clubs, Jongleurs, The Highlight, Just The Tonic, Baby Blue, Komedia, the Bearcat and Downstairs At The Kings Head.
He has also performed in Northern Ireland at the Belfast Empire, as well as in Germany, Tenerife, Maastricht and Croatia.
'Danny Ward's observational humour is brilliantly delivered... This is top quality stand up...' (Three Weeks)
Danny Ward tour dates
Kevin Precious is a stand-up comedian, MC and promoter (and former teacher) based in Brighton. He has performed his stand-up comedy routines at top venues all over the country including Jongleurs, the Glee Birmingham and Cardiff; the Stand, Edinburgh, the Comedy Cafe, London and the Frog
and Bucket, Manchester.
Added to this, he has worked for leading comedy agents such as Off the Kerb, Christian Knowles Productions, the Comedy Club, UK Comedy and Mirth Control. He is also the co-founder and regular compere at a variety of Barnstormers Comedy venues. Barnstormers’ gigs can be found in counties as diverse as Sussex, Kent, Bedfordshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire and Warwickshire.
'Kevin's stage charisma and poise set him head and shoulders above the previous acts' (The Times)
'If he were any more laid back he'd fall over - we fell over laughing' (The Evening Standard)
'An impeccable set... a great storyteller with immense potential' (Worksop Guardian)
'Kevin Precious hosted the proceedings. working the audience with skill, and peppering his patter with local references' (Brighton Evening Argus)
'Instantly recognisable stage presence and boundless wit' (Leicester Mercury)
'Delightfully funny and thought provoking' (Arts in Leicestershire)..
Kevin Precious tour dates
Gary Delaney is a razor sharp one-liner comedian, who is widely regarded as being the most quotable comic on the circuit. The high quantity of stand out gags leaves the audience struggling to remember them all. He regularly plays all the big clubs including The Comedy Store, Highlight, Jongleurs, Komedia, Glee, Rawhide, The Frog and Bucket, Hyena, Baby Blue, The Stand, Comedy Café, Lee Hurst's Backyard, Banana Cabaret and headlines at clubs throughout the UK.
Gary is a regular guest on Mock The Week and has also appeared on Dave's 'One Night Stand', Comedy Central's 'Comedy Blue' and on Channel 4's 'Robert's Web' as well as Radio 4's 'Loose Ends' and Radio 2's 'Russell Kane's Whistle-Stop Tour'. His debut show 'Purist' was a big hit at the Edinburgh Festival in 2010, selling out every night and receiving many four and five star reviews.
'Gary Delaney has more quality jokes in this hour than many comics have in their entire careers… Quite brilliant' (The Scotsman).
'I laughed and I laughed and I laughed! A master craftsman' (The Times)
'Taut, brilliant one-liners. Delaney was worth the price of admission alone' (Chortle)
'... Razor sharp one-liners' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Quickfire material of the very highest quality is pretty much guaranteed from the
fast-thinking Delaney, a master of the deadpan one-liner... Expect a cavalcade of brilliantly inventive puns' (The Guardian).
Gary Delaney tour dates
Jonny is an accomplised actor and improviser. In 2009 he made his first forays into stand-up comedy, becoming a resident compere at The Funny Side Comedy Clubs. Described as an "Highly impressive new MC" by londonisfunny.com, he continues to develop as a comedy performer and is set to start broadening his gigging schedule in the second half of 2011.
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Venue: The George
213 The Strand
WC2R 1AP 51.513088, -0.112978
→ City Thameslink 10 min walk
→ Blackfriars 11 min walk
→ Blackfriars 11 min walk
→ Temple 4 min walk