Your Comedy Friend is a new variety comedy night hosted by comedian and impressionist Luke Kempner. It will have the top professional acts from Standup, Character, Sketch and Musical comedy on the last Sunday of every month.
Your Comedy Friend - A Variety Night of Comedy
Sunday 25 February
Ross Smith, Tom Parry, Flo and Joan, Pippa Evans
This month featuring:
Ross is a regular face (and voice) at some of the capitals biggest comedy clubs including Top Secret Comedy, Backyard Comedy, and Angel Comedy. He has most recently supported Lauren Pattison on her 'Lady Muck' tour. Joel Dommett described him as 'one of my favourite new acts'. And Nish Kumar called his comedy 'hilarious and original'.
A member of sketch group Pappy's, Wolverhampton-born Tom Parry was nominated for best newcomer at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2015 for his solo debut Yellow T-Shirt.
Pappy's, who made the BBC Three series Badults, have received several awards and titles since their formation in 2004, including Best Sketch, Character or Variety Act award from Chortle in 2008. They were also nominated for best show by the Edinburgh Comedy Awards in 2007 and 2012.
Flo and Joan
Flo & Joan are the British musical comedy duo, and sisters, Nicola and Rosie Dempsey. The piano/percussion pair have headlined and played to sold-out audiences across North America and the UK including Montreal Sketchfest (Best of the Fest Selection 2017), Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival (Now Magazine Audience Choice Award and Best of the Fest Selection 2017) SheDot, Reading and Latitude Festival. They had a viral hit with their 2016 Song, which to date has received 46 million views across social media. They have appeared on Canadian TV comedy programme This Hour Has 22 Minutes and on BBC Radio 4’s Fresh From the Fringe, as well as recording four songs for CBC Digital in Canada.
Pippa Evans is an award-winning comedian, actress, songwriter and improviser.A multi-talented and incredibly versatile performer, Pippa has taken 6 shows to the Edinburgh Fringe, bagging a nomination for Best Newcomer in 2008 for debut show Pippa Evans and Other Lonely People. Since then she has gone from strength to strength, performing regularly on BBC Radio 4 institution The Now Show as well as making guest appearances on hit TV shows such as Dave’s Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled and Comedy Central’s Drunk History. She has also featured on BBC3’s sketch comedy show Live At The Electric and was one of the regular cast members on BBC2’s comedy improv series Fast and Loose.
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