Fat Penguin Comedy: Russell Hicks & Radu Isac
Wednesday 11 December
FREE ENTRY crowdfunded comedy! Featuring top UK acts. Hosted by Jay Handley
(RECOMMENDED DONATION £5)
RUSSELL HICKS HEADLINING!
Now based in London, Russell has become known for his risk taking and thrillingly quick wit – his charismatic, improvisational style making him a huge force to be reckoned with. Hicks’ abstract, unapologetic views on life in the UK provide fresh perspective and insight into the mind of this young comic powerhouse. His infectiously rebellious personality immediately gets audiences on side and he exudes magnetic charm from the moment he steps onstage.
In the US, Russell has already appeared on several shows including Direct TV’s What’s News? and in the UK presents Yahoo’s online content Beat The Street and Room of Doom. He also hosts cult podcast Off The Grid which invites comedians to talk about what their life would be like without social media. Branded partnerships and commercial work already include Google, PayPal, Zipcar and a nationwide US voiceover partnership with Taco Bueno.
Hicks has also established himself as a major player on the UK comedy circuit, regularly hosting and headlining at clubs including Hot Water Comedy Club, Top Secret Comedy Club, The Stand, Glee Clubs, Up The Creek and The Boat Show, alongside his Stateside work with legendary venues The Comedy Store and The Laugh Factory in Hollywood.
Indisputably talented, there’s no comic quite like Russell Hicks.
The pessimism of Jack Dee mixed with the deadpan aggression of Denis Leary." (Broadway Baby)
RADU ISAC OPENING!
RADU ISAC IS A VERY NICE PERSON. HE ALWAYS CONSIDERS OTHERS BEFORE HIMSELF AND HE IS NEVER TOO FAR FROM A COMPLIMENT.
RADU’S COMEDY CAREER AND PERSONAL HYGIENE ARE ALSO OF EXCELLENT STANDARDS. HE STARTED COMEDY IN 2006 IN BUCHAREST AND IN THE SUMMERS OF 2013 AND 2014 HE SWITCHED TO DOING IT IN ENGLISH TO MAKE HIMSELF UNDERSTOOD BY THE LOS ANGELES OPEN MIC AUDIENCES. IN 2015 I MOVED TO LONDON AND AFTER SOME QUICK BBC APPEARANCES, I BECAME A PROFESSIONAL COMEDIAN ON THE UK CIRCUIT.
COMEDY CENTRAL’S EXTRA – “STAND UP EXPRESS” 2014
BBC WORLD SERVICE – “WHAT MAKES THE WORLD LAUGH” 2016
BBC RADIO 4 – “FRESH FROM THE FRINGE” 2017
BBC WORLD SERVICE – “THE ARTS HOUR” 2017
JONATHAN BROOK in the middle!
"One of the most original, talented and funny as fuck wordsmiths since Jupitus and Hegley" (Mandy Knight)
Hosted by JAY HANDLEY!
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