Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: 5 Year Birthday

Sunday 17 November

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Mark Watson, Joe Morpurgo, Janine Harouni + Ken Cheng


18:30 – 22:30
Backyard Comedy Club231 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 0EL
The biggest and best new-material night in London has been going for five years. Come and celebrate.

FT.

MARK WATSON
Multi-award winning, genre-defining stand-up. As seen on Taskmaster, Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week. He sparkles with originality and verve' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Arrive early for the longest queue in Edinburgh' (List). 'Hugely entertaining, craftsmanlike, remarkable' (Telegraph).

JOE MORPURGO
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee. Three-time Chortle Award winner. Morpurgo 'has entire rooms laughing uproariously' ***** (Evening Standard). 'High concept comedy, terrifically well executed' **** (Guardian). ***** (Time Out). **** (Telegraph, Scotsman, Times).

JANINE HAROUNI
Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer Nominee 2019. Layered stand-up with sublime structure built of revelatory laughs. 'Mixes laugh-out-loud lines, smart structure and tender personal revelation.' ***** (Times). **** (Telegraph). **** (Chortle). **** (Scotsman). **** (List).

KEN CHENG
Razor-sharp stand-up. 'A dry and deft analysis of racism on social media and on the streets' (The List). From BBC Radio 4's The Now Show, Comedy Central at the Comedy Store and BBC Three's Top Tens. Dave Joke of the Fringe 2017 winner.

+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).
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