Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: New Year Edition

Sunday 28 January

Backyard Comedy Club

ft Sara Pascoe, Tash Demetriou + Ellie White, + 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, with the biggest and best acts. Come and ring in the New Year at the best night in town.

FEATURING:

SARA PASCOE
Trail-blazer of deftly-constructed stand-up. Star of Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie To You, W1A and more. Multi-award-winning stand-up, writer and actor. 'An exhilarating, deeply satisfying show' (Times). 'Nothing less than full mega-watt charisma' (Guardian). 'Always clever and sometimes exquisite' (Independent).

TASH DEMETRIOU + ELLIE WHITE
Anarchic double act. As seen/heard on: Vic and Bob's House of Fools (BBC Two), Tim Key's Late Night Poetry Programme (BBC Radio 4), Stath (E4), Inside No. 9 (BBC Two), The Other One (BBC Two), Top Coppers (BBC Three). ‘Undisputed stars’ (Fest). ‘Comic genius’ (Skinny).

+ 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).