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
Jamali Maddix As seen on Live from the Apollo (BBC1), Hate Thy Neighbour (Viceland) and coming up in his own Channel 4 series, critically acclaimed comedian Jamali Maddix is hitting the stage with nothing prepared. He might rely entirely on crowd work or pull out routines from his tour or bring you some brand new material, all is yet to be revealed but make sure you don’t miss the chance to see something completely unfiltered.
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
Jacob Hawley London based stand-up comedian, writer and performer as seen on BBC3 and heard on BBC Radio 4. Jacob was a finalist in the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2017, has won King Gong at The Comedy Store and has written and starred in shorts for BBC3.
"Intelligent and important, his self-aware set sees him explore themes of class and identity in the modern world expertly." The Sunday Post ★★★★ "A down-to-earth talent who's got it in spades, it's an impressive, strong debut show that makes it feel like he's already been doing this for years." The List ★★★★ "His maturity of delivery & subject held us all in an unsnapping thrall. An ever-expanding intelligence, a keen analytical mind, & the talent to turn it all to comedy." The Mumble ★★★★ "Charming and sincere." The Peg Review
Chris Kent Among the best acts I’ve seen' ***** The Mirror 'Fresh and original material, extremely endearing performer' **** Broadway Baby 'Unequivocally talented raconteur' **** EdFest Magazine 'Compelling storyteller, truly surprising, beautifully delivered' The Scotsman 'Carefree comedic bulls-eye' Dubliner Magazine
Kemah Bob Rising star, Kemah Bob is an exciting stand-up comedian, writer, improviser, drag king, presenter and producer from Houston, Texas – and is proud of drinking the same tap water as Beyoncé. Currently based in London, after studying at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles, Kemah moved to the UK to obtain an MA in TV, with the mission to Make Television Great Again! Her material centres around Black cultural identity, mental health, sexuality and gender, using comedy as a tool for enlightenment and empowerment.