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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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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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'The vertically-challenged Scouser with a guitar, savage lyrics and a voice that will break your heart (if not your crockery); topical, incisive, witty and bloody-minded.' (Glee) His original comedy songs combine razor sharp lyrics with tunes that put their foot in the door of your mind and refuse to leave. Firmly based in rock 'n' roll and refusing to pull no punches, these are not the 'oh so witty' ditties of penguin-suited plink plonk piano playing posh gobs. They are that rarity - comedy songs which are actually funny. For nine years Steve was the smaller one in the dynamic comedy duo Skint Video, stalwart's of the Edinburgh Festival, appearing on countless television programmes such as Saturday Live, radio such as The Mary Whitehouse Experience, and their own show in 1992/3 Songlines (BBC Radio 1). Skint Video went their different ways in 1993, since when Steve has been storming across the UK and Ireland as a solo artiste. "A highly refreshing and original comic” (The Scotsman). “Satirical songs pulled off with real aplomb” (The Independent).
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A headliner at London's Comedy Store and one of the UK's finest comics. A topical, satirical, musical comedian whose quirky brand of improvisation and finely crafted material have made him one of the UK’s most sought-after stand-ups.
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The Comedy Store
- Deansgate Locks, 1a-3 Whitworth Street West
- M1 5LH