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Friday Barrel Of Laughs: Harriet Kemsley, Tez Ilyas, Joe Sutherland, Scott Capurro
"The Barrel of Laughs show takes place every Friday and Saturday night. Bringing you three top-flight national and international acts plus one of the Frog's fantastic comperes.
The cabaret style club gives you the best possible atmosphere for comedy and is the perfect choice for your night out whether a couple or a party group, with reserved tables and delicious food.
Doors will open at 6:45pm, so you will have plenty of time to have a drink before the show starts at around 8pm. The show will end at approximately 10:30pm."
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Image © Harriet Kemsley
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Among Harriet's many accolades are Funny's Funny Female Comedian Of The Year 2011 winner, Bath New Act of the Year 2012 winner and Brighton New Act of the Year 2012 winner.
'Excellent Writing' (Chortle),
'Harriet Kemsley shone' (Sternberg Clarke)
'Fresh. different. brilliant' 9Funny's Funny)
'A hilarious combination of bashful and weird' (Three Weeks)
'A quirky, very funny new stand up... her style is refreshingly original and she's a seriously good writer' (Time Out).
Harriet Kemsley tour dates
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.
Tez Ilyas tour dates
Former model turned aspiring model.
With a caustic, catty wit and unapologetic confidence, he has taken the UK comedy circuit by the balls, and the circuit liked it.
Selected for the Pleasance Comedy Reserve at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2015 and a finalist in the prestigious NATYs awards and Leicester Square Theatre New Comedian, Joe now performs at the biggest and best clubs in the country.
Also working as an actor and writer, he has been seen in the movie Pride and written for really cool publications that you probably haven't heard of.
Baby-faced comedian with the voice of an angel on 40 B&H a day.
Chortle - "Demands attention... He exudes a star quality, and on his own terms... Definitely one to watch."
Joe Sutherland tour dates
This San Franciscan comedian has become a favourite on the UK circuit in the last few years, a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and has appeared in several films such as 'Mrs Doubtfire'.
He delivers brutally honest, funny descriptions of life as a gay man in an all American family. Not for the delicate!
'... enthralling... electric... deliciously catty' (The Guardian).
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