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Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.
Omid Djalili – as seen on ‘Live at the Apollo’, ‘Have I Got News For You’ and multiple Hollywood movies – headlines July’s show.
Plus Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Tom Ballard and more to be announced.
Age restriction: 18+
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
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.
See 2 tour dates featuring Omid Djalili
An Australian radio presenter and comedian.
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Jen Brister is a stand up comic, writer and comedy actor. 'Brister ticks all the boxes – she's confident, energetic and knows how to deliver a line for maximum laughs' (The Scotsman) 'Outrageously funny' (Metro) 'Gorgeously talented' (Tim Arthur, Time Out) 'This is as near perfect stand up as I have seen' (Scotsgay).
See 32 tour dates featuring Jen Brister
Evelyn Mok is the best thing to come out of Sweden since… IKEA? A stand up comedian and actress born in Sweden to immigrant Chinese parents, with a father from Hong Kong and a chinese mother born and raised in Mumbai India, Mok challenges the pre-disposed norms of women in the spotlight with unapologetic style and sharp witted hilarity. Deemed “The Swedish Amy Schumer” by Comedy Central, she tackles her observations on casual racism, the perils of modern femininity and needs must sex with her inimitable joke delivery. Winner of the Chortle Student Comedy Award London Met heat. “On her way to becoming a top player in the comedy hemisphere” – Swedish Stand Up Gala
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The Michael Croft Theatre
- Alleyns School
- Townley Road
- SE22 8SU