Sat 1st Dec at 8:00pm (doors 7:00pm)
The Funny Side... of Covent Garden
@ The George, London
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The Funny Side... of Covent Garden: Brendan Dempsey, Nick Doody, Lucy Porter, Jonny Freeman
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Hilarious comic from the Emerald Isle who has starred in 'Waking Ned' and 'Father Ted'
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Comic who uses his physicality as an extra dimension to his show. A finalist on Channel 4's 'So You Think You're Funny?', topical and not afraid to say what he thinks, Nick Doody's brand of political comedy and satire has won fans all over the country. Whilst still a student he supported Bill Hicks on his final tour of the UK, on Bill’s request.
'Some of the best political material I have heard in a while... comic genius' (The Scotsman)
“Very impressive...unfailingly good punchlines...intelligent and funny...comes with the chortle seal of approval” - (Chortle) *****
“A refreshing change...Sharp witted, but never sharp-tongued” (THREE WEEKS) *****
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Diminutive stand-up comedian making a big name for herself. Within seconds of appearing on stage, her flirty, gossipy, effervescent style charms everybody! She has written for many top comedians, including Johnny Vaughan, Gail Porter and Griff Rhys Jones, and starred on many TV stand-up comedy shows.
She is also a quizzing demon having appeared on BBC 1’s Pointless (with partner Ed Byrne), ITV’s The Chase and breaking records on Celebrity Mastermind, where she fought off competition from Mark Watson and Dave Spikey to achieve the highest ever celebrity score.
Lucy also raised on £9000 for The Loss Foundation with her winning turn on Celebrity Storage Hunters. On Radio 4, she has been heard on Life - An Idiot's Guide, Heresy, The Personality Test, The News Quiz, Dilemma and The Unbelievable Truth.
'Fizzing with inventive one-liners... a treat from start to finish' (The Herald)
'Clever, chatty and charming' (Three Weeks)
'Impeccably punch-lined anecdotes of the everyday... genuinely delightful' (The Daily Telegraph)
'Deliciously cutting' (The Independent)
'She is like your witty friend who's always brilliant company down the pub. Many stand-ups would give their non-drinking arms to be able to transfer that kind of sparkling bar-room bonhomie to the stage and Porter does it effortlessly' (The Scotsman).
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Jonny is an accomplised actor and improviser. In 2009 he made his first forays into stand-up comedy, becoming a resident compere at The Funny Side Comedy Clubs. Described as an "Highly impressive new MC" by londonisfunny.com, he continues to develop as a comedy performer and is set to start broadening his gigging schedule in the second half of 2011.
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Venue: The George
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