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Actress, writer, voiceover artist and character comedienne. Having trained as an actress she has appeared on TV and in theatre in the likes of ‘Jo Brand Through the Cakehole’ (CH4) and ‘The Borrowers’ (National Tour). 'Naturally funny' (Sarah Millican) 'A great emcee, quick witted, and adept at handling large rooms' (Gary Delaney) 'Lou Conran, pretty much one of the most confident and playful comperes we’ve seen recently, commanding a packed and raucous sell-out night with ease' (Latest7 magazine) '... with a cracking stage presence and good material…thoroughly engaging, you tell she has the talent' (Frog & Bucket) 'Louise is a naturally funny comic, with a warm and dotty stage presence that helps endear her to an audience. If she can build on the great foundations she has laid, she's sure to have a good future ahead of her. Witty, naughty but most of all good fun, with a touch of the Victoria Wood about her' (Toby Hadoke, XS Malarkey).
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Nathan is a young black British comic, gigging on both the mainstream and black comedy circuit. His set is highly observational, influenced by his culture and upbringing, and also coming from a young person's outlook on life, from the well-known Nigerian traffic warden and the always-disciplining West-Indian mother, to MTV's Pimp my Ride. 'Excellent story-telling skills keep the crowd easily entertained' (Three Weeks). ‘Caton is probably the most exciting young black comic on the scene’ (Fest Magazine). 'Caton's a slick performer with an unbeatable stage attitude and the confident air of someone much more experienced' (Chortle). 'Compelling, well-observed stand-up... He specialises in laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media' (The Guardian). Nathan Caton was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2015.
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More topical than Trevor MacDonald, Steve is one of the tallest guys on the circuit and certainly one of the most original. His Welsh genes allow him to have a totally different aspect on life although he hasn't lost any of the traditional Welsh values, including their fondness for sheep. He has supported Lee Mack on tour, appeared on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and was nominated for a Chortle Award. Steve never fails to surprise and engage audiences with his hybrid of bizarre stories, larger than life physicality, spontaneous improvisation and skewed view of everyday life. 'Steve Williams has proven his lauders correct and come of age as one of Britain's best stand-up performers... effortless audience interaction, inventive and adaptable use of his material and some of the best natural improvisation you will see at the Fringe this year... an hour filled with a constant torrent of laughter' (Fest).
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Armed with a wide smile, her warmth on and off the stage lets her get away with murder. One of BBC's award-winning 3 Non-Blondes. Ninia is a favourite guest and commentator for many popular discussion shows, for example Sky Comedy Close Up. Other television appearances include Total Wipeout and Celebrity Masterchef whilst her vocal talents can be heard in CBeebies’ Tinga Tinga Tales from February 2010. While Ninia’s popularity on television continues to soar, her stand-up remains at the highest level. She is a regular headliner at all the top venues across the UK, such as Jongleurs, Up the Creek, The Banana Cabaret, Glee Clubs and Bound & Gagged. 'The Comedy Assassin' (The Voice).
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Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is a rising star on the stand-up scene. 'Following in the footsteps of Kevin Bridges' (STV) A comedian on the ascent' (Skinny)
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