Wed 6th Feb at 7:30pm
Childish Things 9: Comedy Night
@ New Theatre Oxford, Oxford
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Childish Things 9: Comedy Night: Paul Foot, David Armand, Hal Cruttenden, Out of the Blue, Sara Pascoe, Steve Shanyaski
Helen and Douglas House are proud to announce Childish Things 9.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Camp crusader whose pedantry, bluff and innuendo-ridden rants have made him an audience favourite.
He has previously been voted BBC Comedian Of The Year. He is also an Open Mic Award winner and Perrier Newcomer Nominee.
So he's pretty good then!
TV and radio appearances include "The Infinite Monkey Cage" (BBC Radio 4), “Never Mind The Buzzcocks” (BBC2), "Would I Lie To You" (BBC 1), "8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown" (Channel 4), "The Morning After" (NBC), "8 Out of 10 Cats" (Channel 4), "Set List" (Sky Atlantic), "Christmas Pub Quiz" (ABC Australia), "The Alternative Comedy Experience" (Comedy Central), "Spicks 'n Specks" (ABC Australia) "Melbourne Festival Gala" and "The Great Debate" (Channel 10 Australia),”Funny As Hell” (HBO Canada). In the USA Paul was a finalist on Series 6 of NBC's “Last Comic Standing”.
'It's baffling to me that Paul is not a household name in this country. His routines are like jazz clusters, loose hammocks, choked to the brim with jokes and ideas'
'Inspired, surreal and incomprehensibly funny' (Chortle)
'Capable of raising a laugh with just a brief shudder in the beat between jokes' (Wow247)
'He is completely in charge. An hour in his company is one of wet faced glee and it's over in a flash' (The Scotsman).
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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.
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Sara Pascoe is a British writer, stand-up comedian and actress. She has appeared in a number of television programmes - Campus, Live At The Apollo, QI, Never Mind The Buzzcocks, Mock The Week among others - as well as an all-female sketch show and her own Edinburgh show, and runs comedy club The House Of Mirth.
Sara's stand-up is influenced by her joint favourite heroes, Jodie Marsh and Winston Churchill.
'Always intelligent and occasionally exquisite' (The Independent)
'Pascoe uses erudite references as just one strand of an offbeat worldview, offset by moments of gloriously deliberate dumbness and delivered with nothing less than full-megawatt charisma' (The Guardian)
'... defiantly idiosyncratic and highly accessible' (Evening Standard).
Sara Pascoe was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2017 and 2016.
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