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Always Be Comedy - Kennington: Ed Gamble, Vikki Stone, Rhys James, James Gill, Henry Paker
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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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Ukulele and piano playing musical comedienne who became a YouTube sensation thanks to her song dedicated to Phillip Schofield.
'Super funny new girl on the block' (The Sun)
'The audience were almost crying with laughter' (The Guardian)
'Musical comedy genius' (Absolute Radio)
'Hilarious and brilliant' (Heat).
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'Rhys James is a comedian who began performing in 2009 in student competitions such as Comedy Central's Funniest Student in 2010, and Chortle's Student Comedy Award. He made his Edinburgh debut as a performer for The Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2010, and again in 2012 as a performer in AAA- Stand Up. He has also written material for Russell Howard's Good News (http://www.chortle.co.uk).
He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline.
'Highly amusing' (The Stage).
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MC at the likes of Always Be Comedy, The 99 Club, Scoundrels, Ginglik and many more.
“I would go to the ends of the earth to share a stage with James Gill. He’s a sharp & energetic hero of club comedy and a face we’ll undoubtedly be seeing all over TV very soon” - Katherine Ryan
"One of the most imaginative MCs on the circuit. The crowd love him” - Rob Beckett
“The most impressive live presenter I have ever seen" - Romesh Ranganathan
“One of the country’s best hosts. There is no one like him” - Seann Walsh
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Award-winning stand-up from the surrealist comedian who also draws cartoons and has written a book, Don't Arm Wrestle A Pirate, which was featured on the Richard and Judy Book Club for Christmas 2007.
In 2008 he won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year.
'Fabulous narrative arc and tremendous panache that is utterly winning and delights an audience’ (Chortle)
'Charming, inventive and very funny' (British Comedy Guide)
'Has the audience rolling in the aisles for the vast majority of an action-packed hour. Paker is a riotous, iconoclastic star in the making' (Fest)
'... the star is Henry Paker; every one of his jokes is built up perfectly, and the punchline is always hilarious. Clever material, but silly enough not to alienate anyone' (Three Weeks).
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