Stourbridge Comedy Festival
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Final night of four in the beautiful intimate marquee!
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
'Rhys James is a comedian who began performing in 2009 in student competitions such as Comedy Central's Funniest Student in 2010, and Chortle's Student Comedy Award. He made his Edinburgh debut as a performer for The Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2010, and again in 2012 as a performer in AAA- Stand Up. He has also written material for Russell Howard's Good News (www.chortle.co.uk). He’s a super-sharp writer, with a ton of smart, intricately-written jokes and stories where you’re never more than a few seconds away from another punchline. 'Highly amusing' (The Stage).
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Stylishly shirted, Yorkshire-born Scott Bennett delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply-written routines, drawn from real-life experiences have been delighting audiences across the country; except in Yorkshire, where they are deeply suspicious of his shirts. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic. English Comedian of the Year Runner Up, Comedy Cellar New Act of the Year and Old Speckled Hen Comedian of the Year. 'A generous helping of wonderfully witty comic observations about life's little quirks, relationships and human behaviour. Served by a Yorkshireman with relentless enthusiasm and boundless energy' (www.bbc.co.uk) 'Naturally hilarious, the highlight of the evening' (Broadway Baby, Edinburgh Fringe 2013) 'A star of the future' (Huddersfield Examiner) 'This loveable rising star enthrals his audiences with his warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic' (Funhouse Comedy).
See 26 tour dates featuring Scott Bennett
Josh Pugh won a Funhouse Comedy gong show, which was his first ever gig, and then six months later was named Best New Act at the 2014 Midlands Comedy Awards. He has gained a proven track record of being a winner. That is why he does well in competitions, with confident and clever writing that takes you off on glorious tangents. Josh has a unique, interesting and funny voice with a very exciting future. Josh Pugh also won English Comedian of the Year 2016 and Chortle Comedian To Watch 2017,
See 10 tour dates featuring Josh Pugh
"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 10 tour dates featuring Wayne Beese
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