The Best In Stand Up - Five World Class Comedians - Early Show
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Jimmy McGhie is a highly regarded young stand-up and comic performer, appearing on the UK and international comedy circuit to great acclaim. A finalist in the BBC New Talent competition, Jimmy is one of Britain's hottest comedy talents. Having already built up a solid fan base, his 2009 and 2010 Edinburgh solo shows were complete sell-outs. Having appeared on Russell Howard's Good News, Jimmy's comedy stock is set to go into the stratosphere. 'A performance that demonstrates he meets all the requirements needed to become a TV star' (British Comedy Guide) 'There are few comics I can think of who have the sheer star quality of Jimmy McGhie. He is the perfect little comedy package' (The Scotsman) 'Hilarious and lovable... A fantastic storyteller' (Three Weeks).
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Since coming to the UK, the Canadian has built up a reputation as a popular and highly recommended comedian. He is willing to tackle a huge range of topics, from the obscure to the familiar, from a simple gag to quirky, inventive, rambling anecdotes with unexpected punchlines. Even if he occasionally seems to lose sight of where he's going, at least you know he's taking the audience with him. 'Wonderfully imaginative, original and hilarious' (Rhod Gilbert) 'So cool he could well be the answer to global warming. Gloriously funny silly and smart' (The Scotsman) 'Rock 'n' roll comedian. Absolutely boxfresh; nothing is staid about Stade' (Evening Standard) 'One of the best practitioners of stand-up we've got... stand-up elite' (Chortle) “Huge presence...really knows how to work a room...attitude and energy...properly hilarious, thoroughly enjoyable.” (Mirror) 'Every inch a star... super confidence and charisma. If comedy is the new rock 'n' roll, then Tom Stade is Keith Richards' (Scottish Daily Record). Tom Stade was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians 2017 and 2016.
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A laid back, silly and utterly charismatic comedian. His shows combine surreal tales with cleverly crafted songs. Steve has a gift for creating immersive performances from acute observations. 'Absolutely stormed it' (Daily Mail)..
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From Newcastle-on-Tyne and one of the brightest young talents on the comedy scene who is beginning to make her presence known across the country. Finishing runner-up in 2014's Funny Women, she went on to make the finals of almost every major comedy competition, including the prestigious BBC New Comedy Award in 2016. In August 2017 Lauren sold out her debut run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with her critically acclaimed show Lady Muck. This 5 star show was so popular three extra shows were added and subsequently sold out. Not only was ‘Lady Muck’ the best reviewed show at The Pleasance this year, Lauren also won a Herald Angel Award and was nominated for Best Newcomer 2017 at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards.
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Sean honed his unique, storytelling style over 18 years. In 2000, his hard work and determination led to his receiving two prestigious Canadian Comedy Award nominations for 'Best Male Stand Up' and for his half hour 'Comic's Comedy Special' on CBC. Fuelled by the desire to play to a more international audience, Sean left Canada for the UK and, within the five years that he has resided in Britain, he has written and performed three highly successful Edinburgh Festival shows, receiving rare, five star reviews and one of only a few Best of Fest accolades.
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