Chortle Best Newcomer 2019 – NOMINEE
Leicester Comedy Festival Best New Show 20019 - NOMINEE
Leicester Mercury Comedian 2018 – WINNER
Amused Moose National New Comic 2017 – WINNER
Mercury Comedian of the Year, and Chortle’s Best Newcomer nominee, Jack Gleadow brings you his hotly-anticipated show, Mr Saturday Night direct from the Edinburgh Fringe 2019, after performing as part of the prestigious Pleasance Comedy Reserve in 2018.
When Jack Gleadow was born, Whigfield’s Saturday Night was number 1 in the charts - but what does Saturday Night mean to Jack? This show is a love letter to the entertainers of the past and comedy’s traditional beginnings with Saturday night TV that had something for everyone. It details his unique story of growing up and falling in love with performing. Jack is one of the most exciting new stand-ups on the comedy circuit and has been seen performing at Latitude to providing tour support for Lloyd Griffith. He is also the runner-up in 2017’s Chortle Student Comedy Award. ★★★★ I talk telly “A natural born performer with great stage presence who knows how to entertain” ★★★★ Fresh Fringe “Has you laughing at every angle”
★★★★ One4Review “All-round entertainment which encompasses a full assortment of skills…has a very bright future in entertainment ahead of him” ★★★★★ VOICE MAG 2019 ''Wonderfully surreal visual and physical comedy'' The Arts Desk
“An absolute natural” Chortle
“Laugh out Loud funny” The Scotsman
Mark Simmons: One-Linerererer Dave’s Joke of the Fringe Top 10 2019
Following up last year’s show, One-Linererer, Mark brings you the next instalment of his nationwide-loved one-liner jokes. As seen on BBC’s Mock The Week, ITV’s Out There and BBC3’s One For The Road, also host of his popular podcast, Jokes With Mark Simmons. This year Marks Parents have sold the house he grew up in and has to collect his box of stuff from the loft. Come discover what’s in the box in this top-level one-liner show structured in a way you’ve never seen before.
★★★★ One4Review “Absolute master of his craft…the quality of the entertainment more than makes up for the slightly uncomfortable chairs.
★★★★ Chortle “A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke writing.” ★★★★ The Scotsman “Absolutely hilarious.” “A lot of excellent funny one liners.” Bruce Dessau
Doors 6:30pm. Show starts 7pm. Latecomers may not be admitted. 18+. Acts may perform in any order.