Gary Meikle

ARC (Stockton Arts Centre), Stockton-on-Tees

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Catch-22 Comedy Club

Starring MC Matt Reed with MC Hammersmith, Gary Meikle and Good Kids.

Catch-22 favourite Matt Reed is back at the helm tonight. The gin guzzling, Jesus lookalike has the most infectious giggle in the business and is a blooming genius at getting the audience involved.

MC Hammersmith (aka Will Naameh, the skinny posh one from Men With Coconuts, Spontaneous Sherlock and Spontaneous Potter) is an award-winning, freestyle rap improvisational comedian.

He's the world’s leading freestyle rapper to ever emerge from the ghetto of middle class white west London. Now based in Edinburgh, Scotland, he is the 2018 Scottish Comedy Award Best Newcomer, and the 2017 UK Improv Smackdown Champion - you'll love his unbelievably funny, totally improvised hip-hop comedy!

"The funniest rapper in the world!" Culross Fest

Our co-headliner, fast rising Scottish comedian, Gary Meikle, has quickly climbed the ranks turning into an international sensation with his captivating stage sets and online social media rants, such as “Eyebrows” and “Hair Extensions” which have earned over 125 million views in just five months.

His first US tour is just around the corner in August and stardom beckons. Drawing inspiration from his tough upbringing in Glasgow, Gary’s real-life, comedic storytelling has been the biggest attribute to his success.

"Uniquely hilarious" Scotsman
"Wonderfully raw and real" Herald

Kieran Ahern and Tom Dowling, aka Good Kids, met in the playground at the age of 4. They have been taking the Midlands and wider UK comedy scene by storm for the last year and been nominated for a bunch of awards. Kieran is the curvaceous one and Tom is the other one.

"A really fab little sketch act." Joe Lycett

Ages 18+
Line-ups subject to change

Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.

Featuring

Gary Meikle

Gary Meikle appearing at this event

A comedian from Glasgow who made his first appearance on the comedy scene in early 2013. During the first twelve months of his career he moved from doing 5 minute open slots in front of (really very!) small audiences to performing at premier comedy clubs around the UK. Gary is a Scottish Comedian Of The Year Semi-Finalist. 'Gary is a talent I can watch and watch again. Wonderfully funny, engaging, sincere and just gets better and better. See him now while you can still afford to' (Billy |Kirkwood) 'Gary is a fountain if energy and laughter' (Marta Adamowicz, Comedy Promoter at Comedy In The Basement) 'Really good patter and a great onstage presence' (Stu Who?).

See 9 tour dates featuring Gary Meikle

Matt Reed

Matt Reed appearing at this event

Formerly of the comedy duo Mat & Faron, Matt Reed went solo in 2002, scoring Leicester Comedian Of The Year in 2003. An energetic and engaging performer, he's loaded with cheek and will make your eyes water. 'Absolutely hilarious... had the crowd rolling around' (BBC).

See 9 tour dates featuring Matt Reed

Good Kids

Good Kids appearing at this event

Tom Dowling and Kieran Ahern are former members of the Oxford Revue, but they're also bloody good kids.

See Good Kids tour dates

ARC (Stockton Arts Centre)

  • Dovecot Street
  • Stockton-on-Tees
  • TS18 1LL
Website:
arconline.co.uk
Phone:
01642 525199
Disabled Booking:
01642 525199