Stourbridge Comedy Festival
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Night one of four in the beautiful intimate marquee!
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Hal Cruttenden is one of the top comedians working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished writer and actor. Over the last year he’s performed on ‘The John Bishop Show’ (BBC1), ‘Live at the Apollo’(BBC1 and 2), ‘The Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala’ on Channel 10 Australia as well as ‘Have I Got News For You’ (BBC1) and frequently being seen on ‘Great British Bake Off – Extra Slice’ (BBC2). 'An absolute joy to watch' (The Scotsman) 'Hugely talented' (The Times). Hal Cruttenden was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2015.
See 25 tour dates featuring Hal Cruttenden
Watching The Young Ones with his brothers as an eight year old, at two in the morning on Comic Relief, he realised then that he wanted to be funny in some way. Relaxed and improvisatory, Andrew Bird is one of those rare comedians who makes friends with his audiences in an instant with his engaging mix of childhood stories and more recent anecdotes. He has supported Rhod Gilbert, Lee Hurst and Michael McIntyre as well as performing internationally. 'Superb... the exciting rising star' (Time Out) 'A natural comedian' (The Stage) 'Beautifully observed and insightful... not only an entertaining story but a very funny hour of fine stand-up' (Chortle) 'Effortlessly engaging and funny as hell' (Rhod Gilbert).
See 12 tour dates featuring Andrew Bird
One Man Variety Show with the use of sounds, stories, jokes and a scooter! Winner: Leicester Mercury Comedian 2018 Pleasance Comedy Reserve 2018 Amused Moose National New Comic 2017 Great Yorkshire Fringe Comedian of the Year 2017 Hull Comedian of The Year 2016 Comedy Cellar Comedian of The Year 2016 Hilarity Bites New Act of The Year 2014 Runner Up: Chortle Student Comedy Award 2017 Liverpool Hotwater Comedian of The Year 2016 Leicester Square Comedian of The Year 2017 3rd Latitude Main Comedy Arena and The Cabaret Stage 2017 and 2018 Lloyd Griffith Tour Support ''an absolute natural' Chortle Steve Bennett ''Laugh Out Loud Funny''- Kate Copstick ''Star Potential - The Sky's the limit'' Beyond The Joke Bruce Dessau 'echoes of Norman Wisdom' BBC Humberside 'Cheeky Humour' York Press 'Ingenious Material' Stand Comedy Club
See 16 tour dates featuring Jack Gleadow
"Truly special talent" Express & Star "Had the audience howling" Dudley News "Wayne Beese is one of the sharpest comperes I have had the pleasure of working with. Fantastic gags paired with split-second wit - an enviable combo" Joe Lycett "One of the best MCs I have seen this year. Audiences frickin' love him" Tom Stade Despite only picking up a microphone just over four years ago, Wayne Beese has quickly cemented a reputation as one of the most exciting up-and-coming comics in the Midlands. Born and bred in Dudley, he is demand both as an act, where he has performed at top comedy clubs such as the Glee in Birmingham and Manchester's Frog and Bucket, and increasingly as a host and compere. Renowned for his banter, quick wit and improvisational skills, Wayne is resident MC at the award-winning Fitz of Laughter Comedy Club in Stourbridge and the popular Loffs At The Lamp in Dudley. He is also host of Live At The Civic at Brierley Hill Civic Hall, where he has introduced the likes of Ross Noble, Joe Lycett, Mark Watson, Doc Brown and Tom Stade to near-1,000 crowds in the last 12 months. He has been nominated for a host of awards, including "Best MC" at last year's Midlands Comedy Awards, the Birmingham Comedy Festival Breaking Talent Award and Midlands Comedian of the Year at the annual What's On awards.
See 12 tour dates featuring Wayne Beese
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