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Sun 20th Jul at 7:00pm
Mic, Bike 'n' Hike Macmillan Comedy Extravaganza
@ Turks Head, Twickenham
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Mic, Bike 'n' Hike Macmillan Comedy Extravaganza: Katherine Ryan, Carl Donnelly, Jarred Christmas, Joel Dommett
From 20th July, 16 comedians will be walking (and some cycling a longer route) from BT Tower in London to Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.
It'll take them 4 days, and every night they will be doing a show. This huge launch night at The Bearcat Comedy Club in Twickenham on Sunday night, Guildford on Monday night, Petersfield on Tuesday night, and all culminating in the finale show on Wednesday night in Portsmouth!
16 comedians, including 5 famous TV names, and numerous other professional well known comedians, including the recently crowned Scottish Comedian of the Year, and many comedians who will also be big TV names in the next few years!
They'll be nursing aching joints, blisters, sprains, and strains, but all to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.
All proceeds from the show will go to the charity,
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
The product of a strict Irish father and a glitzy Canadian 'stage mom', Katherine Ryan won neither friends nor pageant titles growing up. Try as she might to shed her questionable perspectives and super sparkly nature, she's not sure we can ever truly escape our childhood indoctrinations.
As well as being a writer-performer Katherine is also a talented actress and played the lead role of George in Victoria Pile's Channel 4 series Campus. Katherine also appeared regularly throughout the second series of Episodes as Merc's Assistant.
'She has perfect timing and enough attitude to stop an elephant in its tracks' (Time Out)
'If only every comedian was as acerbic, smart and downright funny as Katherine Ryan' (Eastern Daily Press)
'This entertaining hour... flies by... all the hallmarks of an increasingly assured comic...' (Steve Bennett, Chortle)
'Warped wit... striking presence... killer lines... calm confidence' (The Scotsman)
'Young, smart and acridly funny' (The Sunday Times)
'Thoughtful, funny and just twisted enough' (The Times).
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Carl started performing stand-up regularly in the early part of 2005 and quickly established himself as one of the most exciting new comics currently climbing the comedy ladder.
Despite still being a relative newcomer, his confident, conversational style and childish sense of humour has seen him become a regular at clubs all over the country including various universities as part of the Avalon Comedy Network.
'Carl Donnelly effortlessly intertwines storytelling and observational humour with honed improvised skills' (http://www.comedy.co.uk)
'A ludicrously funny hour... effortless and utterly captivating' (The Skinny)
'This degree of innate comic talent is a rare and beautiful thing. Not to be missed' (Broadway Baby)
'One of the most engaging and bendy-minded comics on the circuit' (The Guardian)
'He's a remarkable talent – a relaxed, easygoing anecdotalist with an eye for funny details. An hour in his company is a true delight' (Time Out).
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Kiwi comedian with a good reputation in the comedy world. He has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling, and a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that's thrown his way. This makes his comedy sizzle with originality.
Star of 'Mock The Week' 'Flight Of The Conchords', '8 Out Of 10 Cats' and the Pot Noodle adverts.
'One of the funniest men to pick up a microphone' (Time Out)
'Likeable, intelligent and full of unpredictable energy' (The Scotsman)
'Christmas is robustly funny, his delivery confident and his show not to be missed' (The List, Edinburgh).
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International globetrotter, English Comedian of the Year finalist, SKINS contributor and general heart throb, Joel Dommett is known for reducing sell out audiences into bouts of uncontrollable laughter. This five time winner of the Comedy Café competition is not to be missed. He has appeared on BBC Three's Impractical Jokers, ITV2's Reality Bites, BBC's Russell Howard's Good News and Sky1's Bring The Noise
'Manically funny act' (Three Weeks)
'Hilarious... delightful tales' (The Scotsman)
'Young, sharp and clever' (Sunday Times).
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Venue: Turks Head
28 Winchester Road
TW1 1LF 51.456112, -0.323004
Enquiries: 0208 891 1852
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