Fri 15th Feb at 7:00pm
Laughing The Roof Off!
@ The Roof Gardens, London
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Laughing The Roof Off!: Greg Burns, Shappi Khorsandi, Junior Simpson, Emma Packer, Anil Desai, Chris Fitchew
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'Greg Burns has been working on the UK comedy circuit since 1998 and is the resident Thursday night resident compere at Lee Hurst's Backyard Comedy Club. But he is better known as a radio DJ. After four years at Heart 106.2FM, as host of the drivetime show, Greg has recently joined Virgin Radio as their Sunday afternoon host.
'He has also appeared in stand-up shows on the BBC and Paramount Comedy… but the appearance he is most proud of is playing himself in the Christmas special of The Office
'Burns is also an ambassador for the Global Angels charity and often hosts fund-raising evenings for them' (Chortle)
'An assured, affable performer with some top-notch routines, cheeky Burns is a solid addition to any comedy bill... Enjopyable stuff' (Steve Bennett).
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As seen as on Live At The Apollo, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross, 8/10 Cats and Have I Got News For You, Shappi Khorsandi is an Iranian female stand-up comic who established herself on the London circuit back in the early 2000's. Feisty, flirty and effortlessly funny, she handles every subject with razor sharp wit. She is also the best-selling author of A Beginners Guide to Acting English and her fantastic debut novel ‘Nina is not OK’ was published by Ebury in 2016.
Shappi was also elected president of the British Humanist society in 2017.
'Makes live comedy thrilling' (Evening Standard).
'Shappi is an endearing presence and possesses a charming self-awareness that ensures consistent laughter from start to finish' (Huffington Post).
'Seriously funny and surprisingly filthy' (The New Statesman).
Shappi Khorsandi was named in Ents24's top 20 hardest-working comedians of 2016.
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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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As a comedian Anil began his career starring in the Award winning BBC sketch show series Goodness Gracious Me. As a fan of pop-culture, he followed this by creating his own comedy sketch group The Giant Pineapple Boys, performing in London and Edinburgh Festivals (2001 - 2004), co-hosted on the ever popular live late show Spank! (Edfest 2004 - 2007), created his original comedy characters Rajesh - Bollywood Lounge singer & Candice the Fluffer Girl continually performing on the cabaret, variety & burlesque circuit since 2006, and has had over 25,000 hits on Comedybox online with his awe-inspiring act of performing 52 impressions in just 5 minutes!
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Venue: The Roof Gardens
Enquiries: 0207 368 3992
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