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Sun 2nd Dec at 7:45pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Blue Cat Comedy Night
@ Blue Cat Cafe, Stockport
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The Blue Cat Comedy Night: Jim Tavare, Roger Monkhouse, Julie 'Psycho' Jones, Katie Mulgrew
Image © Roger Monkhouse
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Jim Tavaré is a BAFTA award winning British comedian. He played Tom the Innkeeper in Harry Potter 3. In the US he made TV history by becoming the first overseas act to reach the finale of NBC''s Last Comic Standing.
He won a BAFTA for the ITV series 'The Sketch Show', wrote and starred in his own TV shows 'The Jim Tavare Show' (co-written with Ricky Gervais) and 'Jim Tavare Pictures Presents'.
TV credits include NBC's Chuck, Showtime's Californication, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Tosh.0..
Jim was involved in a near-fatal head-on car crash in Los Angeles in March 2017. He sustained horri?c injuries - a broken neck, both clavicles, sternum, 15 ribs, 2 collapsed lungs, over 20 fractures in his leg, a shattered ankle and heel, and a hand that detached from his wrist. Jim spent 3 weeks in intensive care in the USA battling for his life.
As Jim’s US medical costs began to rise and with months still ahead of physical therapy and care, Jim’s friends within both the UK and US comedy circuits stepped in to help by putting on benefit shows.
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'Skinhead, intellectual, and specialist compere, Roger Monkhouse employs a deadly combination of charm and menace to exert a masterful control over any audience' (Glee)
'His laconic delivery shields an engaging persona and an enquiring mind' (The Guardian)
'Pulls punchlines, seemingly, out of thin air... Saucy - and uncompromisingly so - sometimes topical, sometimes punny, sometimes clever, sometimes daft... There is, in short, something in this varied comedy menu for every taste... A gifted natural... One of the consummate professionals of the stand-up circuit' (Chortle)
'... one of the most experienced acts in the business. His deadpan style and quick wit make him one of the best acts out there, and he is a regular fixture at top venues all over the country, as well as performing extensively throughout the rest of the world' (Funhouse Comedy).
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'An awesome comedy character act with an exceptional ending! Not to be missed!' - Large Manchester.
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Stand-up comedian from the North West delivering tales of a repressed childhood, questionable one-liners and more!
'Very likable and funny' (Lancashire Telegraph)
'So entertaining' (Steve Bennet, Chortle)
'Engaging' (The Scotsman)
'The Pick of my night' (The Guardian).
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Venue: Blue Cat Cafe
17 Shaw Road
SK4 4AG 53.423206, -2.185533
Enquiries: 0161 432 2117
→ Heaton Chapel 7 min walk