Just The Tonic Comedy Club

at Metronome, Nottingham
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Featuring

Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda appearing at this event

Daliso is a versatile African comedian equally comfortable talking politics, romance, filth or religion. As such, he has performed in such diverse venues as churches, casinos, strip clubs and sports bars and was a finalist on Britain's Got Talent 2017. He has lived in countries where the press is not allowed to criticize the government, and in others with no libel laws where they can say anything. He has been both a journalist and a jaded newsreader. Daliso has appeared at many festivals that have included Melbourne, Edinburgh, Singapore and Cape Town Festivals. He is also a prolific fiction writer and has had his science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction published in numerous magazines and anthologies. He also co-wrote a play that aired on BBC Radio 4. 'Full of extravagant gestures and impassioned speeches. He inspires whoops and cheers from his watchers. Highly recommended' (BBC) 'A joy to listen to. Provocative, poignant and ultimately hilarious' (The Guardian) 'I laughed so much I thought I'd pass out!' (The List) 'It takes a special kind of act to work on both sides of the Atlantic (as well as across Africa), but it seems an easy transition as he compels the crowd with his racial and socially insightful comedy' (News and Star, Carlisle) 'Absolutely [took] the roof off the place. Brilliant, brilliant act' (The Frog and Bucket). Daliso Chaponda was #9 in Ents24's Hardest Working Comedians of 2018 list.

See 8 tour dates featuring Daliso Chaponda

Alasdair Beckett-King

Alasdair Beckett-King appearing at this event

Alasdair won New Act of the Year (formerly Hackney Empire) in 2014 and has featured on BBC radio as a comedian and sketch writer. He’s performed stand-up across the UK, in the Glastonbury Cabaret Tent and at the Edinburgh Fringe as part of the Pleasance Reserve. He won the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year in 2017. "Britain's leading New Testament impersonator." - Alasdair Beckett-King “A bold and fresh comedy voice.” The Stage “Delicious writing and exceptional observations.” Chortle “A suave stand up with some killer lines.” Arthur Smith

See 3 tour dates featuring Alasdair Beckett-King

Tudur Owen

Tudur Owen appearing at this event

Tudor Owen is a BAFTA winning comedian and presenter who has written, presented and performed numerous television and radio shows including his own TV comedy series for S4C 'The PC Leslie Wynne Show'. He combines a 'typically browbeaten Welsh outlook along with an upbeat and uplifting style'. 'Great material, very funny, and very Welsh' (BBC).

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Dave Longley

Dave Longley appearing at this event

'Acid tongued and as sharp as a barrel full of tacks' (The List) 'Silly, thought-provoking and filthy' (Metro).

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Metronome

  • 1 Brook Street
  • Nottingham
  • NG1 1AP

Website:
metronome.uk.com