Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: July Jamboree

Sunday 22 July

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Lolly Adefope + 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. This is our final gig before we all head up to Edinburgh to make our fortune.

FT.

LOLLY ADEFOPE
Multi-award winning character comedy. Star of Taskmaster (Dave), Loaded (Channel 4), Miracle Workers (TBS USA) and Damned (Channel 4). The Observer's Rising Star 2017. 'I never wanted this show to end' ***** (ThreeWeeks). 'One of the best character comedians around' **** (BroadwayBaby.com). 'She has found her comic voice and something to say. Bound for much bigger things' **** (iNews.co.uk). ***** (Mirror). **** (Evening Standard). **** (Time Out). **** (Chortle.co.uk).

+ 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).



[Please note: in rare cases lineups are, for factors beyond our control, subject to change.]