Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and do jokes, of course.
Along with being one of the most in-demand headliners on the UK circuit, he’s toured nationally and performed solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe many times since starting out in comedy in the year 2000. His late-night, live-music pop quiz Beat This is a festival institution.
Winner of the Amused Moose Award 2001.
'With his easy charm, chessy singing voice, razor-sharp wit and clownish physicality Rob has quickly established himself as a firm favourite on the comedy circuit around Britain' (Pontardawe Arts Centre0
'Truly wonderful stand-up' (The Sunday Times).
'As sharp and versatile as a Swiss Army Knife' (The Independent).
'Bruisingly hilarious... brilliant musical comedian' (Time Out).
Mike has written and performed on radio and TV and provided the voiceover for Viz Comic's highly successful Sid The Sexist video, as well as performing his character live in concert at Newcastle City Hall. Mike is also resident at Newcastle's Hyena Comedy Club.
'Snappy, sharp and packed full of belly laughs... stole the show' (Newcastle Evening Chronicle)
'He has one of the quickest comedy brains on the circuit, so any potential hecklers should be warned - be good or be bettered' (Evening Gazette).
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).