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Sat 22nd Dec at 7:15pm
The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy
@ The Glee Club, Cardiff
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The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy : Elis James, Jim Tavare, Kevin McCarthy, Mike Bubbins
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Cardiff-based stand-up comedian. A versatile comic actor whose character creation 'Rex' is a regular feature on Rhod Gilbert's BBC Radio Wales show, Elis' profile has been boosted with frequent appearances on BBC Radio One Wales, two critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows (The Most Cautious Little Boy in Wales – 2009, and Daytripper – 2010) plus numerous appearances on the UK comedy circuit including tour support act for Rhod Gilbert.
For Elis's 2009 Edinburgh Fringe offering, The Most Cautious Little Boy In Wales, he was subsequently selected for the Best Of The Edinburgh Fest Australian tour, an honour that has been bestowed in previous years to the likes of Dylan Moran, Ross Noble, Simon Pegg and Ardal O'Hanlon. He has also extensively toured Daytripper at the Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane comedy festivals.
'He hypnotises the audience into loving him. There's also a laugh every ten seconds or so which overall makes it a complete joy' (Time Out)
'An intensely likable performer, he manages to get the audience to share in the heat of his unlikely passion, and you'll be rooting for him throughout his various misadventures' (The Guardian).
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Jim Tavaré is a BAFTA award winning British comedian. He played Tom the Innkeeper in Harry Potter 3. In the US he made TV history by becoming the first overseas act to reach the finale of NBC''s Last Comic Standing.
He won a BAFTA for the ITV series 'The Sketch Show', wrote and starred in his own TV shows 'The Jim Tavare Show' (co-written with Ricky Gervais) and 'Jim Tavare Pictures Presents'.
TV credits include NBC's Chuck, Showtime's Californication, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and Tosh.0..
Jim was involved in a near-fatal head-on car crash in Los Angeles in March 2017. He sustained horri?c injuries - a broken neck, both clavicles, sternum, 15 ribs, 2 collapsed lungs, over 20 fractures in his leg, a shattered ankle and heel, and a hand that detached from his wrist. Jim spent 3 weeks in intensive care in the USA battling for his life.
As Jim’s US medical costs began to rise and with months still ahead of physical therapy and care, Jim’s friends within both the UK and US comedy circuits stepped in to help by putting on benefit shows.
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'Jokes, skits, the most ridiculous impressions in history, the odd poem, some prayers, and anything else that springs to mind, in a style described by many as unique and many others as undescribeable.' (Glee)
'The Ad Lib Expert' (The Stage).
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Mike has supported Rhod Gilbert on his sold-out national tour, written and performed how own show at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, been a regular guest comedian on BBC Radio Wales, and regularly performs, and headlines, at some of the best comedy clubs and theatres across the UK.
His comedy style could be described as mix of observation and exasperation, although really funny would be accurate too!
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Venue: The Glee Club
Phone: 0871 472 0400
Disabled Bookings: 0121 693 2248
→ Cardiff Bay 4 min walk