Welcome to the UK's comedy laboratory! Mic Check is 2Northdown's fortnightly new material show. Stars like Tom Rosenthal, Nish Kumar, Tom Allen, Felicity Ward and more will share brand new material for the first time. The microphone will be smoking and the laughter will be contagious! Come and crack up with punchlines you've never heard before!
Everyone's favourite resident MC....
Garrett Millerick ★★★★ ½ Steve Bennett, Chortle ‘wickedly funny’ ★★★★ The Scotsman ‘stand up with an insolent twist’ ★★★★ The Sunday Times ‘just want’s to entertain you and does it superbly’ ★★★★ The Mirror ‘nitpicking misery raised to high levels of artistry’ ★★★★ The List
Abigoliah Schamaun As seen on Comedy Central. Abigoliah is a product of her New York stand up roots; frank, funny, and unapologetic. She first showed her face in the UK comedy scene when she became a finalist in the Funny Women Comedy Awards 2010 and has grown a Edinburgh Fringe following coming back yearly ever since. She moved to London in 2014 and has become a regular on the circuit. She was named “One to Watch” at Leicester Comedy festival 2017 and The List named her "Top 5 Up and Coming Female Comedians"
Tom Houghton “The long awaited male answer to Bridget Jones made flesh… this unexpected tour de force warrants a 21-gun salute” **** The Daily Telegraph “A crafty idiot” **** The Daily Mail As seen on BBC1, BBC3, Channel 4’s “First dates” and Comedy Central’s “The Jim Jefferies Show” "this unexpected tour de force warrants a 21-gun salute” **** The Daily Telegraph
David Mills A superior act. Mills is an archduke of comedy with the emphasis on ‘arch’. CHORTLE David Mills is a class act. His jokes are beautifully crafted, sparkling little missiles loaded with wit. SCOTSMAN Darkly funny, bristling with sharp-tongued satire and incisive wit. FEST MAG
Tom Ballard WINNER – BEST NEWCOMER, 2009 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
NOMINEE – BEST NEWCOMER, 2015 EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS
NOMINEE – BEST SHOW, 2016 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
WINNER – JOHN PINDER PRIZE, 2016 MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL
NOMINEE – BEST SHOW, 2016 EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARDS
WINNER – BEST COMEDY PERFORMER, 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS
WINNER – BEST AUSTRALIAN SHOW, 2017 SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL
NOMINEE – BEST COMEDY PERFORMER, 2017 HELPMANN AWARDS
"[Ballard’s] material, most importantly, absolutely kills…It’s tightly paced, it’s perfectly delivered and it’s funny as hell…" *****
TimeOut Sydney "Hilarious from start to finish…absolutely flawless…"***** Adelaide Advertiser
"Engaged, conscientious and consistently, archly funny, Ballard is precisely the sort of political commentator the world needs." ****The Scotsman
"Ballard is primed to be at the forefront of a new generation of politically motivated comics, and you couldn’t want for a more dynamic poster boy. " **** Chortle [UK]
Anne Edmonds Anne Edmonds is one of Australia’s most exciting stand-up, character and banjo-playing comedians. Since bursting onto the scene in 2010, she has brought her exquisitely incisive characters, songs and worldview to clubs and comedy festivals around Australia and all over the world. Anne’s incendiary new solo show What’s Wrong With You? was also nominated for the Most Outstanding Show of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival – her fourth in a row.
Doors from 8pm, show starts at 8:30pm
LINE UP SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Age requirement: 18+ with valid ID.