Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: New Year Jamboree

Sunday 26 January

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Mae Martin, Evelyn Mok, Sara Barron + more TBA


18:30 – 22:30
Backyard Comedy Club231 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 0EL
The biggest and best new-material night in London returns for the New Year. Come celebrate with the hottest acts in town.

FT.

MAE MARTIN
2018 Chortle Award winner. 2017 Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee. Star/writer of upcoming Netflix/Channel 4 show 'Feel Good'. You won't want to miss this. 'Quietly radical - expertly splices comedy, opinion and enlightenment' (Guardian).

EVELYN MOK
Stand-up. Seen on Chris Ramsey's Stand Up Central (Comedy Central) and Rhys Darby's Furious Andrew (Channel 4). Winner: Best Newcomer, The Pleasance Indies Awards. BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017. 'Uncensored, unapologetic and... wildly refreshing' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'Honest and revealing comedy... both poignant and funny' **** (ShortCom.co.uk).

SARA BARRON
2018 Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer nominee. 'An excellent line in cynicism about sex, life and friendship' (Evening Standard). 'Darkly humorous... smart... acerbic... endearingly charming' (Bust). 'Filthy and fearless' **** (Telegraph). 'A raucous, unapologetic hour with big laughs' ***** (Skinny). ***** (BroadwayBaby.com). ***** (FunnyWomen.com). ***** (TheWeeReview.com).

+ MORE TBA...

PLUS HOSTED/GAP-FILLED BY:

GOOSE
Sweaty one-man cartoons. 'A fabulous, breakneck performer who morphs feverishly between characters and ideas'. (The Independent). **** ‘Brilliant stuff..A niftily constructed, frenetical hour’ (The Guardian). **** ‘Excellently crafted...Quickfire jokes, rich call-backs and expensive stunts rattle past’ (Sunday Times). ***** 'Irrepressibly funny...It's phenomenal. Just go' (Fest).

GEIN’S FAMILY GIFTSHOP
Your new favourite sketch group, you just don’t know it yet. Fosters Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer Nominee 2014. Winners: Best New Sketch Act and Audience Choice Award at London Sketchfest 2014. ***** (The Sunday Times, The Skinny, Arts Award Voice, Broadway Baby, Short Com), **** (Mail on Sunday, Time Out, Metro, Fest, Gigglebeats).

AND RESIDENT OUT-OF-OUR-LEAGUE MC:

KIRI PRITCHARD-McLEAN
Leicester Mercury Finalist, Amused Moose finalist and Chortle Award Nominee. 'A storming hour of intellectual chuckles' (Skinny). **** 'Passionate, smart and yes, bloody funny' (Scotsman). **** 'Darkness wrapped in glitter as she delivers some brutal jokes with a disarming smile' (Chortle).