Funhouse Comedy Club

at Grainstore Brewery, Oakham
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Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.

Featuring

Ben Norris

Ben Norris appearing at this event

A stand up comedian working in the UK and abroad. A popular comic/DJ on MTV, Ben has also performed on the BBC's Stand Up Show and They Think It's All Over. His routines are a breath of fresh air, and highly original - check out his Shakespearian Porn routine... 'Killer gags' (The Scotsman) 'well-stocked arsenal of sharp lines and the wherewithal to work any crowd make Norris one of the more engaging and enjoyable comics' (Chortle) 'A master of the craft... an hour of the most polished stand-up you are likely to see' (GQ Magazine) 'One of the comedy circuits best improvisers' (The Daily Mirror).

See 5 tour dates featuring Ben Norris

Justin Moorhouse

Justin Moorhouse appearing at this event

Justin hosts his own show Tea Time With Justin Moorhouse daily on Manchester's Sony Award winning radio station Key 103. TV credits include playing Young Kenny in the award-winning Phoenix Nights (C4), Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow (BBC One), The Charlotte Church Show (C4), 8 Out of 10 Cats (C4), The Grumpy Guides (BBCTwo2) and Shameless (E4). Justin also appeared in the 2009 Ken Loach feature film Looking For Eric. Writing credits include The 11 O’Clock Show (C4), 8 Out Of 10 Cats (C4) and critically acclaimed comedy drama An Insurance Inspector Calls (BBC Radio 4). 'Moorhouse charms the pants off the crowd' (Sunday Times) 'A comedic tour de force. Excruciatingly funny... brought a tear to a critical eye' (The Herald) 'Quirky and imaginative stories... A brilliant entertainer' (The Stage) 'Simultaneously down-to-earth and out-of-this-world' (The List). Justin Moorhouse was named in Ents24's top 5 hardest-working comedians of 2017.

See 14 tour dates featuring Justin Moorhouse

Shazia Mirza

Shazia Mirza appearing at this event

Winner of the London Comedy Festival 2001 and star of Eve Ensler's hit show, The Vagina Monologues. Shazia is lifting the veil on the world of Muslim comedy. She is well-known for her appearances on BBC's Have I Got News For You, Beautiful People, Muslim Driving School, The Now Show, Last Comic Standing on NBC and CBS’s 60 Minutes. A practising Muslim, Shazia is known for her deadpan delivery on her observations of her religious world. She headlines all over the world and has performed solo tours in the US, Sweden, Denmark, France, India, Holland and Germany. The only female Muslim stand-up comedian, she has come a long way since starting out in Birmingham in 2000 working as a science teacher and driving up and down the country for a booking for as little as £10. 'Wonderfully life enhancing... Her laconic one-liners represent something quite unique in modern comedy' (The Guardian). 'No one can resist - the room erupts' (Elle Magazine). 'Clever, ground-breaking and very funny' (Evening Standard) 'The Lenny Bruce of female stand-up' (Metro).

See 15 tour dates featuring Shazia Mirza

James Dowdeswell

James Dowdeswell appearing at this event

James is an imaginative West Country comedian. As seen on Russell Howard's Good News (BBC), Ricky Gervais' Extras (BBC) and host of World Cup Round Up (Sky Sports). 'An excellent line in comedy' (The Guardian) 'A quirky impressionist with very funny material' (The Times) 'His intelligent and inventive storytelling is delivered from a slightly strange perspective which is both entertaining and captivating' (Funhouse Comedy).

See 2 tour dates featuring James Dowdeswell

Grainstore Brewery

  • Station Approach
  • Oakham
  • LE15 6RE

Website:
grainstorebrewery.com

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