Good Ship Comedy presents Marcel Lucont
Monday 12 November
Plus Amy Howerska, Jamie Hutchinson, Tom Short & Rosie Holt
Flâneur, raconteur and bon-viveur, Marcel Lucont is easily the greatest UK-based French comedian around. Winner of the 2012 Amused Moose Award for the Best Comedy Show of Edinburgh Fringe and the 2013 FringeWorld Award for Best Comedy, he has also been scene on TV as a star of BBC3′s Live at the Electric.
Marcel has toured the world with his dry wit, bawdy chansons and exquisite sex poetry. He has played the Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival, New Zealand Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Great Britain, Singapore, Amsterdam, Croatia, Vietnam, Slovenia and Jersey.
“Fresh, accessible and hilarious.” The Guardian
“Wonderful French wit…A Pitch-perfect performance…superb stuff.” Time Out
A co-host of legendary Edinburgh late night show Spank, Amy has been honing her stand-up trade for the past few years, sharing erudite tales of her own daft life as the daughter of daredevil parachute instructors.
“A charming Welsh live wire.” London Is Funny
“She expertly manages the crowd with an energy that never wavers….Howerska’s charm is Infectious, she’s a gem” ★★★★ The Australian Times
Jamie Hutchinson is one of the most exciting and promising acts on the circuit. Already a multiple new act award-winner (including winning XSManchester Comedian Of The Year 2017 and Hot Water Comedian of the Year) his natural timing and unique material are already making him a regular on bills up and down the country.
This kid is going places and catch him now before he’s on the telly!
Tom Short is an award winning comedian that has a burning desire truly to entertain.
Tom’s genuine friendliness has earned him fans with almost everyone he comes across who fall in love with his charm, energy and quick wit. Tom is cut from a different cloth coming from Salford, being brought up working class and having meager beginnings in an environment that stamped out differences and creativity, he rose through this and is authentically himself for all to see and this endears him with every audience member he performs in front of this has been described as "stealth comedy. The best kind." (The Skinny).
Rosie is a Comedian, Actor and Writer. She sneaked into the comedy scene after winning So You Think You Write Funny in 2013 but didn’t try Stand up until a few years later. Rosie was a finalist for Amused Moose New Comedian of the Year 2018, Leicester Square New Comedian 2017, Bath New Act Competition 2017 and was a nominee for the BBC New Comedy Award 2018. Rosie has written for the Huffington Post, Alain De Botton’s School of Life and acted in various comedy sketches for productions such as Comic Relief.
"Charismatic, flirty, confident and silly." Chortle
“Refreshing and very funny.” Broadway Baby
AND YOUR RESIDENT HOST:
BEN VAN DER VELDE
Standing a statuesque five foot five inches high (not in heels) and weighing in at eleven stone (on a good day) Ben is the current light-middleweight contender for compering champion of North London.
"Sharp and crafty gagsmith, a life-giving compere." Chortle
"Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue." Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
“The perfect comedy club host – he is a master of audience interaction. The audience weren’t just warmed up, but pretty hysterical even before the first act of the night hit the stage.” Huffington Post
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