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Plosive’s flagship stand-up night, bringing the best in alternative comedy to south east London.
Ed Gamble – ‘Taskmaster’ champion, co-host of the Off Menu podcast and ‘Mock the Week’ regular – headlines March’s show.
Plus ‘Live at the Apollo’ stars Suzi Ruffell and Jamali Maddix and Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee Adam Hess.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Ed Gamble is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. Ed has appeared on some of the UK’s most popular TV shows: Mock the Week (BBC Two), Man Down (Channel 4), Never Mind the Buzzcocks (BBC Two) and Russell Howard’s Good News (BBC Two), as well as presenting radio shows for BBC Radio One and BBC Radio Four. He won the prestigious Chortle award for Best Compere in 2014. Prior to this, Ed was co-writer and host of the iTunes-topping Peacock and Gamble Podcast as part of his double-act with comedian Ray Peacock. Peacock and Gamble also performed a sell-out UK tour in 2012, which was described as “a triumph of live comedy” (Fringe Guru) and “incessantly hilarious” (The Guardian). “A hugely likeable performer…an excellent comic” (Paul Whitelaw, The Scotsman). “A fully-rounded stand-up fiesta” (Brian Donaldson, The List).
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He has been nominated for an Edinburgh Comedy Award (2015) Chortle Best Circuit Comedian and Chortle Best Newcomer and was a staff-writer on Russell Howard’s Good News. He has appeared on ITV's Tonight at the London Palladium, Live From The BBC, The Chris Ramsey Show, Elevenish, Count Arthur Strong, Australia’s ‘Comedy Up Late’. ‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’ **** The Independent ‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’ **** Time Out ‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’ **** 1/2 Chortle ‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’ **** The Times
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Raised in L.A., developed artistically in NY and currently resides in London. Her brash and energetic comedy style has been seen on NBC and E4, and made her the winner of the 2015 Funny Women Stage Award for stand-up. As a writer and performer, she makes raw and gutsy work. Her critically-acclaimed solo show 52 Man Pickup has toured internationally and her solo piece Tar Baby won a 2015 Fringe First for new writing at the Edinburgh International Festival Fringe. In 2015, Desiree Burch, “a larger than life New Yorker… who brought the roof down” (–The Independent), won the Funny Women stage award for stand-up comedy. On screen, Desiree has been featured on E4s World’s Greatest Bodyshockers and NBC’s Before the Morning After. Huffington Post has listed her as one of their Favorite Female Comedians. Live comedy credits include Spank, Angel Comedy, Greg Shapiro Presents, Shaggers, Right Now! with Carolyn Castiglia, Wyatt Cenac’s Night Train, and The Big C Comedy Gala in Edinburgh.
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An acclaimed young comedian who has supported Ricky Gervais on tour, appeared on Stand-Up Central, Live At The Comedy Store and starred in a 5-part series on Viceland. Has also made appearanes at Just For Laughs in Montreal and headlined shows across Europe. "An impassioned and uniquely brilliant talent." - The List "The best comedian you haven't heard of." - Time Out
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- Alleyns School
- Townley Road
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