Make Some Noise

at Union Chapel, London
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Featuring

Daniel Kitson

Daniel Kitson appearing at this event

A brilliantly quick comic mind coupled with scorching improvisation makes Daniel a regular at the top London clubs and on TV. Nominee for the Perrier Award 2001 and the winner in 2002. His hilarious, charming and filthy comedy is unafraid to be different and happily avoids the latest fashions and trends. A must see comedian.

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Bridget Christie

Bridget Christie appearing at this event

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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Josie Long

Josie Long appearing at this event

Claiming her first BBC Comedy Award by the age of 17, Josie returned to performing after finishing University, notably at the Edinburgh Fringe, where she carried on winning awards for 'Kindness and Exuberance' (Best Newcomer) and later in 2007/8 for 'Trying Is Good'. She regularly writes for The Guardian and has appeared on The Island (Channel 4), The Superhuman’s Show (Channel 4), Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit. The Telegraph have described her as 'one of the most exciting female comics around'. Josie's humour is warm, optimistic and endearing, filled with rambling daft tales and all the things she likes in the world and which cheer her up. 'An original and unflagging spirit, oozing enthusiasm and intellect… Long builds delightful comedy worlds' (The Times) 'An absolute delight' (Time Out) 'An original and unflagging spirit... A passion for ideas and creativity... this is a lovely show' (The Guardian).

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Lolly Adefope

Lolly Adefope appearing at this event

Leicester New Comedian Of The Year 2015 nominee. As heard on BBC Radio 4 (The Now Show, Newsjack, Fresh from the Fringe) and BBC Radio 1Xtra, and as seen on Channel 4, BBC Three and Sky Arts. Lolly Adefope sets herself apart from others by delivering her sets through the guise of a hapless comedienne called Gemma. Her alter ego is a somewhat self-indulgent 23-year-old from Preston, portrayed as she stumbles her way through her first live stand-up session and botches gags about offices, taxis and superpowers along the way. 'Promising newcomer' (The Independent) 'Tipped by everyone in the comedy industry' (Laugh Out London).

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Nina Conti

Nina Conti appearing at this event

Ground-breaking ventriloquist Nina is a star of BBC's Live at the Apollo, QI and HBO's Family Tree. Nina began her career as an actress at the Royal Shakespeare Company, before the genius and anarchic theatre director Ken Campbell inspired her to become a ventriloquist. In 2008 she won the prestigious Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for her solo show Complete and Utter Conti. In 2010, Talk to the Hand had sell out seasons in Edinburgh, London, Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House and New York. 'Put simply, Nina Conti is a genius' (The Daily Mirror) 'A gem... funny, poignant, novel’ (The Guardian) 'I laughed until I couldn't breathe' (Melbourne Age) 'Uproariously hilarious' (The Scotsman).

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Robert Newman

Robert Newman appearing at this event

Robert Newman found fame as a member of the show that spawned a thousand catchphrases; The Mary Whitehouse Experience, and went stratospheric in the early '90s as one half of Newman and Baddiel, becoming the first comedy act to sell-out Wembley Arena. He also wrote for the BBC radio classic 'Week Ending' along with a host of contributors who included Ged Parsons, Oleg Stepaniuk, Nick and Roger Saunders, Michael Dines and Bob and Barbara Boulton. Having parted company with Baddiel, Newman now combines writing novels, campaigning against globalisation and performing some of the most informed and incisive political comedy. 'He is the funniest comedian I have ever seen. A passionate, chaotically brilliant comedian' (The Sunday Times) 'I am completely in awe of Robert Newman. Of his talent, his passion, his intelligence, and the way he turns them to comedy with real firepower. If this world could be saved by a Superhero whose Superpower was Comedy, that hero would be Robert Newman' (The Scotsman) 'You see that chink of gleaming light in the dark, overcast sky? That's you that is' (The Daily Telegraph).

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Simon Munnery

Simon Munnery appearing at this event

Simon is a British Comedy Award nominee, Chortle Award winner, Perrier Award nominee, and Sony Radio Award winner. He's had his own Radio 1 series and several Radio 4 series, along with several cult television series including BBC2's Attention Scum. His most recent television appearances include The Alternative Comedy Experience (Comedy Central), It's Kevin and Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle (BBC2). 'One of the funniest, most original comedians of the past twenty years' (The Guardian) 'Convention-defying, innovative stuff. Simon Munnery is a must-see' (The Times) 'Simon Munnery is an avant-garde comedy god' (Time Out) 'Intelligence, wit and originality... Simon Munnery, the God particle of Alternative Comedy' (Chortle).

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Tez Ilyas

Tez Ilyas appearing at this event

A mischievous and engaging comic, he tackles a variety of topics with an intelligent mind and a flair for deconstructing modern society while subverting audience's expectations. His playful style and cheeky personality, along with a wry wit led him to win the coveted London Comedy Store's King Gong on his first attempt, as well as reaching the finals of the BBC New Comedy Awards. Star of BBC Radio 4’s TEZ Talks, BBC Two’s 'Live from the BBC' and BBC Three’s ‘Man Like Mobeen’. 'Sartorially stylish and winningly cheeky' (Chortle) “Blackburn-born Ilyas has a slickness more reminiscent of US comics, and the gags to back it up, though his most prized asset could yet be his bold, subversive streak” (The Guardian). Tez Ilyas featured in Ents24's 20 Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

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  • Compton Terrace
  • Islington
  • London
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