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Dong Comedy: Doc Brown, Marlon Davis, Michelle De Swarte, Fergus Craig, Rob Carter, Hobbit The Human Beatbox
Doc Brown introduces you to Dong Comedy - the BBC Radio 1 show where hip hop and comedy collide.
Recorded in front of a live audience at East London's Rich Mix, Doc introduces the freshest new stand ups from the UK circuit, including Marlon Davis, Michelle de Swarte and Fergus Craig. Expect big laughs and big beats, with music from Battle Jam Champion and beatboxing legend, Hobbit and Sony Award winning DJ Big Ted.
So get your Danny Brown snapback on and let Doc Brown bring you some dope jokes and superphat tunes.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Mark Ronson's former MC, Doc Brown is the younger brother of best selling author Zadie Smith. The rapper turned to stand-up in 2007 and was a finalist in the So You Think You're Funny new act competition.
He was placed third in the English Comedian Of The Year competition. Brown has featured in the BBC Radio 4 show Do You Know What You Are Saying?
'A seamless mix of truly inspired hip-hop and stand-up. He's a total star... an utter joy' (Time Out)
'Sharp punchlines, imaginative devices and knows more than a thing or two about timing' (Metro).
In 2016 he decided to go back to his hiphop roots.
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Marlon Davis is a bright young comedian, improviser and actor who embraces his work with energy and charm, embodying his characters and delivering his acute observational material with aplomb.
His act is inspired from his upbringing, exploring Britain and tackling its social issues with skilful characterisations.
Winner of the FHM Search For A Stand-Up Hero Competition in 2009. In 2006, he was a finalist in both the So You Think You're Funny and Laughing Horse new act competitions.
Still a relative newcomer, Marlon Davis is like a breath of fresh air on stage, with an impish grin, boyish enthusiasm and an effortlessly open, confident style that instantly wins him friends in the audience.
'A compelling storyteller whose anecdotes carry the elusive stamp of urban authenticity' (The Scotsman).
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'Michelle was born in Lewisham to a white Jewish mum and a black Jamaican dad. After leaving school Michelle was instantly signed up to a top London model agency and soon relocated to New York. Now she is back home in London and ready to take on the stand-up world.
'Michelle has... appeared on the BBC's The Noughties... What Was That?, ITV2's I’m A Celebrity spin-off show with Caroline Flack and Joe Swash and Channel 4's The Fashion Show with George Lamb and Abby Clancy' (Monkey Business Comedy).
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Since stopping his double act, Colin and Fergus, and concentrating on stand up full time, Fergus Craig has gone from strength to strength winning stand up competitions including Hackney new act of the Year and appearing regularly in the hit channel 4 show Star Stories. A likeable oddball, behind the whimsical exterior lurks a sharpened comedy mind who is equally engaging as he is hilarious.
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Rob is a musical comedian who started in the Cambridge Footlights and has been gigging in London since 2009.
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