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CHARLIE BAKER IS THE HIT POLISHER
Charlie Baker swings in to town direct from playing the O2 (Channel 4's Comedy Gala), appearing as Harry Hill’s hunchback kitchen assistant and causing trouble in Albert Square.
Joined by the incredible Sean Hargreaves on the Hammond organ he will be singing terrible pop songs 'polished up' in their unique style to become genuine beautiful and groovy new favourites, he has managed to turn Cotton Eyed Joe into Cotton Eyed Woah! Add to this the hilarity of Charlie's brilliant and 'pant wettingly funny' comedy and you have the funniest most unique night out possible.
Brilliant jokes, Beautiful singing, Banging night out.
'A superior take on the modern showman' - The Guardian
'An absolute romp, with some shout-with-laughter moments' **** - Chortle
ELLIOT STEEL AND MIKE WILMOT HEAD TO SOHO THEATRE THIS NOVEMBER
Join us in November at Soho Theatre as Mike Wilmot stops in for a four night run from the 9th to 12th November (9:30pm) and Elliot Steel visits on the 15th and 16th November (9:00pm).
Tickets for both shows are available at SohoTheatre.com
Mike Wilmot - Uncle
Mike has won numerous awards such as the Barry Award in Melbourne and the Time Out Comedy Award, when it meant something. Being funny for Uncle Mike isn’t a job... it's a condition.
Mike has appeared several times at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, as well comedy festivals in Ireland, Scandinavia, Paris, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Australia and South Africa.
Elliot Steel - Netflix 'n' Steel
A reviewer once labelled Elliot 'the voice of his generation', is this true? Let's find out. Fresh from his debut TV appearance on Comedy Central at the Comedy Store, catch this debut hour from a rising stand-up star.
His was nominated for a Best Debut Show Award at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival and was a finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year competition in 2015.
OFF THE KERB PRODUCTIONS ARE PROUD TO WELCOME NIGEL NG TO THE STABLE
Nigel was the winner of the Amused Moose Comedy Laugh Off 2016 and the finalist of many other prestigious comedy competitions such as Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2015, Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016 and Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2015.
His combination of laid back likability and sharp observations are sure to get him far.
ALAN CARR’S NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY ALANATOMY HITS THE SHELVES OCTOBER 6TH
After the success of his previous autobiography the Sunday Times Bestseller Look Who It Is! which sold over half a million copies, Alan's new memoir Alanatomy is set to be this autumn's must read and can be bought here.
Alan Carr is one of Britain's most successful and much loved comedians, his unique humour and effortless stage presence on screen and on tour, make him part of the backbone of British Comedy.
His hugely successful chat show Alan Carr: Chatty Man is not only in its sixteenth series and shown all around the world, but has also garnered him a whole host of awards including two National Television Awards, two Royal Television Awards, three National Comedy Awards and a BAFTA for Best Television Personality.
Alan said: 'Well, as I turn forty and take stock of my showbiz life over the last ten years or so, I have learnt to embrace my flaws and face my shortcomings. In fact, strange as it might seem, the things I hate about myself have become my trademark and I am slowly, begrudgingly learning to, if not love them, to at least live with them. I am ready now to take a long hard look at myself and that’s what Alanatomy is. It's the story of my rise to fame: the joys, the traumas, the parties, the disappointments. Hopefully you will find it witty, fun, heartwarming, but more importantly honest, and that it will keep you entertained every time you pick it up.
Alanatomy is the chance for you to get beneath my skin and see the real me because, and to continue the anatomical theme if I may, this showbiz existence can sometimes feel like an autopsy - picked at, probed and scrutinized with every inch of your body held up for analysis, but unlike an actual autopsy, you are very much alive.
So I give you Alanatomy: The Inside Story. I am laying myself out on the slab for your entertainment; naked, stripped bare. Grab your scalpel, peel back the skin and go deep, have a good old probe around at my life so far. Yes, you are going to find guts, a fair bit of cheek, maybe even a little bit of gristle, but hopefully, you’ll find a whole lot of heart.'
EXTRA DATES ADDED TO SEAN LOCK’S KEEP IT LIGHT TOUR
New dates have been added to Sean Lock's Keep It Light tour, and will be on sale from Monday 26th September. Click here for full details.
Every three years the comedian Sean Lock writes and tours a new stand-up show. Well he's only gone and done it again! What's he like? Come and see what he's blithering on about this time.
'He just lets the brilliance of his material dominate the room' - The Guardian
'Lock at his best is gloriously intelligent, deliciously unlikely and hilariously funny' - The Times
SEANN WALSH STORNOWAY AND ELGIN DATES REARRANGED
Due to Seann losing his voice, the 19th and 20th September tour dates in Stornoway and Elgin have been rearranged and will now be as follows.
Stornoway: Sunday 22nd January – An Lanntair
Elgin: Monday 23rd January – The Drouthy Cobbler
AL PORTER: AT LARGE NOMINATED FOR BEST SHOW AT EDINBURGH FESTIVAL
Al Porter has been nominated for Best Show at this year’s Edinburgh Festival for his show Al Porter: At Large.
Now in their 36th year, The lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Awards remain committed to the importance of live comedy and the development of comedy talent and will continue to spotlight emerging talent at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
ALAN CARR’S NEW AUTOBIOGRAPHY ALANATOMY TO LAUNCH IN OCTOBER
Alan Carr will be launching his new book Alanatomy this October. One of Britain's most successful and treasured comedians. His unique humour and effortless stage presence have earned him a catalogue of awards including Best Chat Show host at the publicly voted 2015 NTA's, winner of the 2013 BAFTA for Best Entertainment Performance and 2013 British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Entertainment Personality. In previous years he has garnered a clutch of awards from the 2012 National Television Award for Best Talk Show, and the 2012 Loaded LAFTA Award for Best Stand Up and the 2010 TV Choice Awards for Best Entertainment Show. There were also nominations for Best New British Comedy & Best Comedy Entertainment Personality at the 2009 British Comedy Awards.
Alan said: 'Alanatomy is the chance for you to get beneath my skin and see the real me because, and to continue the anatomical theme if I may, this showbiz existence can sometimes feel like an autopsy - picked at, probed and scrutinized with every inch of your body held up for analysis, but unlike an actual autopsy, you are very much alive.
So I give you Alanatomy: My Autobiography. I am laying myself out on the slab for your entertainment; naked, stripped bare. Grab your scalpel, peel back the skin and go deep, have a good old probe around at my life so far. Yes, you are going to find guts, a fair bit of cheek, maybe even a little bit of gristle, but hopefully, you'll find a whole lot of heart.'
You can pre-order the book now at Amazon.
ANGELA BARNES LANDS NEW RADIO SHOW YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU
Angela Barnes has landed her first Radio 4 series commission. Based on her critically acclaimed debut show at the Edinburgh Fringe 2014, You Can't Take It With You, Angela shares the big stuff she's thinking about: life, love, family, work and death.
The four episode series is in part tribute to Angela's late father, an enormous character - (he was a sex shop manager, naturist, and a big fan of caravans and pranks), and a heavy influence on Angela who taught her a carpe diem approach to life. His motto: You Can't Take It With You.
Angela said, 'I'm dead chuffed to have a series on Radio 4. I've been a BBC Radio 4 comedy geek for as long as I can remember so it means so much that they've let me have a go.'
The show airs in fifteen minute episodes on Wednesdays from August 10th at 11:00pm.
SHAPPI KHORSANDI’S NEW NOVEL OUT NOW
Nina does not have a drinking problem. She likes a drink, sure. But what seventeen-year-old doesn't?
Nina's mum isn't so sure. But she's busy with her new husband and five year old Katie. And Nina's almost an adult after all.
And if Nina sometimes wakes up with little memory of what happened the night before , then her friends are all too happy to fill in the blanks. Nina's drunken exploits are the stuff of college legend.
But then one dark Sunday morning, even her friends can't help piece together Saturday night.
All Nina feels is a deep sense of shame, that something very bad has happened to her...
A dark, funny - sometimes shocking - coming of age novel from one of the UK's leading comedians. Nina Is Not OK will appeal to fans of Caitlin Moran and Lena Dunham.
'Absolutely brilliant... incredibly loud and true... a pure marvel' - Jenny Colgan
'Unexpectedly moving, emotional and funny' - Richard E Grant
'Absolutely bloody magnificent' - Marian Keyes
'funny, sharp and heartbreakingly honest' - Louise O'Neill
Published 28th July by Ebury, you can buy the book here.
JON RICHARDSON WORK IN PROGRESS
Come and see Jon Richardson as he works on his new material ahead of a major UK tour.
Away from his live stand up, the British Comedy Award 2013 Nominee is best known as team captain on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown. He is massively in demand for television and radio appearances and his recent TV credits include Have I Got News For You, Live At The Apollo, Channel 4's Comedy Gala Live At The 02, and most recently Taskmaster. He also hosts The Warm Up show on talkSPORT with Matt Forde every Saturday.
'Jon Richardson is developing into a quietly sophisticated comedian who is at turns hilarious and disturbing and under no circumstances should you miss' **** - The Mirror
'... one of our most individual and interesting stand-ups' **** - The Times
'Sublimely brilliant, stunning...' - Time Out
For tickets, please click here.
ROB BECKETT AND RUSSELL KANE TO PLAY LONDON’S HAMMERSMITH APOLLO
Rob Beckett and Russell Kane bring their current tour shows to London's Hammersmith Apollo in the spring, with tickets on sale now.
In his March 31st show, Russell Kane unleashes another blisteringly-funny, award-winning stand-up performance about growing up, growing down, and why farts will always be funny.
Meanwhile on April 1st, Rob Beckett's back with a brand-new show of funnies and he's taking on the big issues like Kit Kats and flatbread!
For further information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
JOHN GORDILLO WINS BEST SHOW AT THE LEICESTER COMEDY FESTIVAL
Congratulations to John Gordillo who last night walked away with the award for Best Show at the 2016 Leicester Comedy Festival for Progress in Work, beating 780 rivals including fellow nominees Grain McGuire, Pat Cahill, Andrew O'Neill and Joanna Neary. Previous winners of the award include Romesh Ranganath in 2015. John commented, 'It's the first thing I’ve ever won in comedy. I'm excited they gave it to me for a work in progress. I now fully expect the finished show to win a Nobel.'
That show will be titled LOVE, CAPITALISM x and will run at this year's Edinburgh Festival in August, at 4:50pm at The Stand 2.