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Thu 21st Feb at 7:30pm
@ The Oxford Bar, London
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Never miss another 'Lewis Schaffer' show
Monkey Business Comedy Club: Lewis Schaffer, Mark Dimond, Abi Roberts, Saha Mirhadi, Hamish, Sean H, Roan Linskey, Bryan Ghosh, Mat theShort Leg, Kaz Jalali, Stephen Diplacito, Simon Weekes, Martin Besserman
Visit www.monkeybusinesscomedyclub.co.uk for further information.
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Lewis Schaffer was the house compere of the Comedy Cellar and the Boston Comedy Club in New York. In London, Lewis Schaffer has the longest-running residency at the prestigious Leicester Square Theatre; he is the regular MC of Peter Cook's Establishment Club; and is the star of Nunhead American Radio on Resonance FM London.
'A bloody good laugh.' (Time Out London) The New York comic now hostage in London.
'He can insult you and love you in the same sentence' (Time Out New York).
'An hour with Lewis Schaffer is an hilarious, cathartic, exhilaratingly appalling experience' (The Scotsman)
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Abi Roberts and her big hair exploded onto the stand-up comedy scene in 2011. She was a Finalist and Runner-Up in the London Comedy Store's Costa Light Comedy Competition in 2012, a Finalist and Runner-Up In the 2012 Harrogate Theatre's Comedian of the Year and took the Audience Award at the same festival. She is a regular weekend act at comedy clubs such as The Glee Club, Jongleurs, The Stand, Bearcat Comedy and Lee Hurst's Backyard Comedy Club, as well as the major independent clubs, such as Crack, The Kings Head, Rip Roar Comedy, Comedy Central at Baby Blue and The Frog and Bucket, Manchester.
"Roberts is brilliant, funny and charming. She's a true comedy genius and one of GQ's Top Ten newer stand-ups you must see' (GQ Magazine)
'Raucous and incredibly funny' (The Daily Telegraph)
"Truly and hysterically funny, Roberts has definitely got the moves. She does it all with genuine charm and character, with big laughs. Abi talks entertainingly, then takes apart Loose Women and she completely, superbly annihilates it. She uses her vocal skills to mock and her Jane McDonald impression is worth seeing alone. Likewise her take on Celine Dion is brilliantly done - clever, funny and well performed. Roberts has an imposing range of talents, she gives a little song too and her impressions are, well, impressive. She really is more than just a stand-up." - Chortle
"Dangerous and hilarious and the very opposite of consensus comedy...(Roberts) has raw but relatable originality and a preternatural comfort with herself onstage and is she is unstoppable. She bounds onstage, robust, already laughing, nimbus of blond hair aswirl, genuinely happy to be there – it’s the rest of life that’s almost unbearable - and takes down target after target, rapid-fire, infectious: the porn-like fantasy of the cooking show, the depredations of shape wear. She’s a master of self-deprecation but doesn’t hinge on it. She has a very graphic bit about her iPod being on shuffle, and she kills with it." - New Statesman, Arts (review of tour support for Michael McIntyre).
"Fast-paced, high-octane comedy with brilliant routines... entertaining throughout and leaves everybody wanting more" (http://www.Gigglebeats.co.uk)
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Venue: The Oxford Bar
256 Kentish Town Road
NW5 2AA 51.550102, -0.140568
→ Kentish Town 2 min walk
→ Kentish Town 2 min walk