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
Flora Anderson Flora Anderson performs regularly on the open mic circuit as a standup and character comedian, and has won through to be a 'wildcard' semifinalist in Amused Moose Laugh Off 2016. She performed her work in progress hour ‘Romantic’ to a packed audience here at 2Northdown in January 2019. This is one sharp comedian!
"Politically acute" Chortle
"A very funny character" Illegitimate Theatre
Sarah Bennetto Sarah Bennetto is a stand-up comic, actor and radio lady from Melbourne, Australia, now based in London, UK. Her credits include performing several critically-acclaimed solo festival shows at Edinburgh Fringe, Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Perth Fringe, Prague Fringe, Manchester's Women in Comedy Festival and Machynlleth Comedy Festival.
She wrote and performed a show for "Four Thought" on BBC Radio 4, guested on the BBC Radio 4 Extra Comedy Club, and regularly hosts a backstage radio show at Glastonbury Music Festival, and her own late-night music radio show "Sarah Bennetto's Mix-Tape" on Dalston's NTS Radio and on RRR, when in Melbourne. Sarah is the host and narrator of the long-running and influential live comedy show, Storytellers' Club.
Matt Richardson Matt is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian and one of the most exciting names on the circuit currently rising through the ranks. Having started stand-up in 2009 at 18 years old, Matt became one of the youngest comedians on the circuit and soon made it through to the finals of two national stand-up competitions – the prestigious So You Think You’re Funny and the Chortle Student Comedy Award. Since then Matt has firmly established himself as one of the UK’s most exciting young performers and presenters – hosting the drive-time show on Virgin Radio. His TV credits include co-hosting the Xtra Factor alongside Caroline Flack, Co-Hosting Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live! Alongside Christine Lampard and helming the live spin off show alone, two one-off documentaries for ITV2 – Pampered Pooches, Hollywood and Meet The Family Guys, a series regular role on Viral Tap (ITV2), Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Celebrity Juice, Sweat The Small Stuff, Big Brothers Bit on the Side, Fake Reaction, Its Not Me It’s You, I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of here Now! and countless other shows.
“High wattage charisma from a talented young comic whos star is on the rise” – The Guardian “Hilarious and Charming” – The Mirror “Sharp, Funny and Warm” – Heat Magazine
Adam Hess Fosters Best Newcomer Nominee 2015, Adam Hess is known initially for his surreal one liners before proving himself as an accomplished narrative and sketch writer too.
He has been nominated for Chortle Best Circuit Comedian and Chortle Best Newcomer and was a staff-writer on Russell Howard’s Good News. He has appeared on Tonight at the London Palladium, Live From The BBC, The Chris Ramsey Show, Elevenish, Count Arthur Strong, Australia’s ‘Comedy Up Late’ and had his own segment in the Award Winning Dave Podcast. Adam is also one of the creators of underground cult hit The Bearpit Podcast Podcast.
‘For good quality gags per minute, there is no better comedian’ ★★★★The Independent
‘Relentlessly entertaining, full of beautiful imagery’ ★★★★Time Out
‘One of the most out and out hilarious shows on the fringe’ ★★★★1/2 Chortle
‘I’ve seen few shows that are funnier’ ★★★★ The Times
Thanyia Moore Thanyia is South London’s Rudest Nice Girl, born and raised in South London. She’s a true entertainer (comedian, TV/Radio presenter, MC, Host) is known for her quick come backs, addictive stage persona and memorable punchlines. Described as Moore by name and Moorish by nature, Thanyia is one you DO NOT want to miss! Twitter: @ThanyiaMoore #MooreLaughter
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