Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: Third Birthday Bash

Sunday 19 November

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Josie Long, Fin Taylor, Dan Nightingale + Desiree Burch


18:30 – 21:30
Backyard Comedy Club231 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 0EL
The biggest and best new-material night in London returns, with the biggest and best acts and it’s a birthday special. We're three years old.

You won't want to miss this.

FEATURING:

JOSIE LONG
Triple comedy award nominee and cult optimist is back with a new show about love and being outdoorsy as a bear. Best Newcomer 2006. 'A joy to behold. A stand-out stand-up' **** (Scotsman). 'Superbly funny' **** (Time Out).

FIN TAYLOR
Vanity bonfire stand-up from the most talked-about comedian at Edinburgh. ***** (Scotsman). ***** (Chortle.co.uk). 'Thought-provoking and side-splitting' (Independent). 'The most relevant comedian at the Fringe' (EdFestMag.com).

DAN NIGHTINGALE
International comedian and circuit legend. As seen on Sky 1's John Bishop's Only Joking. 'Funny as hell' (Leicester Mercury). 'An enthusiastically charming albeit self-deprecating storyteller' ***** (ThreeWeeks).

DESIREE BURCH
2015 Funny Women Award Winner. As seen on Frankie Boyle's American Autopsy and 8 Out of 10 Cats. 'A comedian deservedly on the rise' **** (Guardian). 'A funny, frank, eloquent, entertaining and perceptive raconteur' **** (Scotsman). 'The funniest comedian I have ever seen in person. She left me breathless with laughter' **** (ScotsGay.co.uk).

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).
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