Mon 31st Dec at 6:45pm - 3:00am
Foster's Comedy Live On New Years Eve
@ Jongleurs Leeds, Leeds
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Foster's Comedy Live On New Years Eve: Brian Higgins, Carl Hutchinson, Junior Simpson, Simon Bligh
"Foster's Comedy Live brings you some of the freshest and funniest stand-up talent from across the globe, so you don't have to travel far for a brilliant night out on New Years Eve!
Enjoy live entertainment from a selection of top comics who will have you doubled-over with laughter. On top of this you can pre-order food and drinks for your table and as if thats not enough once the comedy is over you can have a fantastic after party with the Highlight gang! You never know you might even get a dance with one of the comics!
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Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
One of that not so rare breed, a mad, hard-drinking ginger-haired Scotsman, Brian Higgins is also one of that rarer set – he's funny! A favourite with students, he manages to both ignore and play up to the stereotype to laugh both with and at it, in a spellbinding set that covers everything from a 'loony childhood', his former days as a paramedic (honest), as well as life's ups and downs in an always topical set.
Described as the 'people's favourite comedian' by The Stage, combined with his energetic delivery, he never fails to deliver the goods.
'Daft but very funny' (The Guardian)
'The people's favourite comedian' (The List)
'A live wire and skilful' (Time Out)
'Brian Higgins, who has been likened to an early Billy Connolly... delivers his diatribe on life's funny - and not so funny - ups and downs in an energetic style that has made him a favourite both in the UK and as far afield as Dubai' (Funhouse Comedy).
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Uniquely stubborn, outright impractical and undeniably hilarious. Geordie comic Carl Hutchinson has been crowned the Magners Pub Comedian of the Year and the winner of the Beat the Frog World Series competition. He also reached the final of So You Think You’re Funny? and been nominated for the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Award.
'Effortlessly hilarious. He captivates the audience with his perfectly timed suspenseful silences and plain-talking sense-making' (Three Weeks)
'... firm highlight' (The Scotsman).
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Luton's lapsed choir boy, and one of the funniest people in British comedy, dubbed the new Lenny Henry, he has a string of TV credits including Never Mind The Buzzcocks and In The Dark With Junior Simpson. A TV and film favourite...remember the wedding DJ in Love Actually?
A true observational comic Simpson finds his humour in the everyday and humdrum with anecdotes of his world travels as a comedian adding a personal originality to his set.
'A favourite on the stand-up circuit, TV and radio' (BBC)
'Watch that man!' (The Guardian).
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Simon has been described as the 'rampant antipope of satire' by The Stage after his Edinburgh show Zips, Whips And The Bloody Chains Of Christ.' Simon is a Perrier Award Nominee.
They may have a point!
'Energetic storytelling and acute observations - Bligh juxtaposes his affable, conversational style with a fearless and animated, high-octane comedy performance' (Red Card Comedy Club)
'A great comedian – in yer face and very funny' (The Gazette And Press)
'A manic wide-eyed crazed funny man' (The Evening Standard).
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Venue: Jongleurs Leeds
Bookings: 08700 111 960
→ Leeds 8 min walk