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Thu 16th May at 8:00pm
House Of Mirth
@ The Slaughtered Lamb, London
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House Of Mirth: Bridget Christie, Gemma Whelan, Henry Packer, Brenda Gilhooly, Sara Pascoe, Jessica Fostekew
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Bridget Christie has been a regular on the sketch and stand-up circuit for the last 5 years. She was a finalist in the Funny Women Final 2004, nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2005, won the inaugural Funny Women Best Show Fringe Award 2007 and was nominated for the Chortle Best Breakthrough Act 2009.
Bridget appeared in the second series of The Omid Djalili show on BBC1 and on Andy Zaltman's Radio 4 Series, Andy Zaltzman's History of the Third Millennium Series 1 of 100.
'One of the finest comedians around' (The Independent)
'A superb stand-up with a powerful voice and something to say. It's nothing short of a revelation' (The Observer)
'... another cracking show from the current queen of crusading UK comedy...' ( The Guardian).
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Gemma is a comedian and actress from London. She often appears as character Chastity Butterworth, a prim, buttoned-down, well-spoken, schoolma'amish spinster from another era. She is also known for playing Yara Greyjoy in the HBO fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones.
'A female Tim Vine with a persona akin to emotionally frigid posh boy comic Will Smith... most impressive' (Chortle)
Funny Women Variety Act Award 2010.
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'Brenda Gilhooly is best known to millions in her guise as Gayle Tuesday,
the 'Page Three Stunna' who has appeared in many television shows including The Lily Savage Show (ITV), The Jack Dee Show (ITV), Tonight with Jonathan Ross (Channel 4), Top of the Pops (BBC One), and of course Gayle's World, a comedy series on ITV in which Brenda wrote and performed many different roles'.
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Sara Pascoe is a British writer, stand-up comedian and actress. She has appeared in a number of television programmes - Campus, Live At The Apollo, QI, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Mock The Week among others - as well as an all-female sketch show and her own Edinburgh show, and runs comedy club The House Of Mirth.
Sara's stand-up is influenced by her joint favourite heroes, Jodie Marsh and Winston Churchill.
'Always intelligent and occasionally exquisite' (The Independent)
'Pascoe uses erudite references as just one strand of an offbeat worldview, offset by moments of gloriously deliberate dumbness and delivered with nothing less than full-megawatt charisma' (The Guardian)
'... defiantly idiosyncratic and highly accessible' (Evening Standard).
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Jessica has been performing improvised comedy and working as a comedy actress since 2005. In January 2008 she hit the UK stand up circuit like a thunderbolt of joy and was a finalist in the Funny Women's Awards 2010.
She had a very successful one woman show 'Luxury Tramp', which ran at the Brighton Fringe. A review of her show concluded that she is clever, silly and most importantly funny and that she can hold her own with any other stand up, male or female.
'Fostekew is a hugely engaging presence and there's something reassuringly honest about her... Consistently hilarious' (Fest)
'Great fun' (Guardian).
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Venue: The Slaughtered Lamb
Enquiries: 020 7253 1516
Disabled Bookings: 020 7253 1516
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