Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: July Jamboree

Sunday 22 July

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Rose Matafeo, Brennan Reece, Yuriko Kotani + 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.

ROSE MATAFEO
Critically acclaimed stand-up, sketch and mid-20s angst. As seen on W1A and Have I Got News For You. 'Effervescently entertaining' **** (Guardian). 'One of the undoubted highlights of the Fringe' ***** (Telegraph). Best Show nominee, Melbourne Comedy Festival 2018.

BRENNAN REECE
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and voice of ITV's Survival of the Fittest. 'Unmistakable influences of Daniel Kitson' (Fest). 'A teenage Alan Bennett' (Skinny). 'Very polite passenger' (Uber). ***** (VoiceMag.uk, Define Arts, Glitterati, TheWeeReview.com). **** (Independent, Scotsman, Sunday Times, Herald, Chortle.co.uk, Evening Standard). As seen on BBC, ITV and Channel 4. Rob Brydon, Joe Lycett, Jason Manford and Nick Offerman tour support.

YURIKO KOTANI
Fresh-as-you-like-it stand up from a fast-moving new voice. As seen on Russell Howard's Stand Up Central and Pls Like (BBC Three). BBC New Comedy Award 2015 winner and Time Out's One to Watch.

+ 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.]
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