Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: July 2019

Sunday 14 July

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Bridget Christie, Desiree Burch, Will Duggan + Jessica Fostekew


18:30 – 22:30
Backyard Comedy Club231 Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 0EL
The biggest and best new-material night in London returns for July 2019. Don't miss out.

The final gig before we all go up to Edinburgh!

FT.

BRIDGET CHRISTIE
Edinburgh Comedy Award, Rose D'Or and South Bank Arts award winner. Star of her own Netflix special and award-winning Radio Four series. Come see the legend live. 'Current queen of crusading UK comedy' (Guardian). 'A cherishable comedian' (Telegraph). 'Queen of satire' (Evening Standard). 'A kind of genius' (Jon Ronson). 'A cool, clear glass of sane' (Caitlin Moran). 'Laser focused and brilliantly sustained' (Independent). 'A revelation' (Observer). 'Very funny' (Radio Times).

DESIREE BURCH
Powerhouse stand up. Seen on Live at the Apollo, The Mash Report, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Roast Battle and QI. 'Deservedly on the rise' **** (Guardian). **** (Scotsman).

JESSICA FOSTEKEW
Absolute powershed and regular host of The Guilty Feminist. As seen on BBC sitcoms Motherland and Cuckoo and BAFTA Award-winning drama Three Girls. And feature films: Gavin Hood’s Official Secrets and Michael Winterbottom’s Greed. Writer for 8 out of 10 Cats. 'Consistently hilarious' (Fest). 'Smarts on her sleeve, great' (Guardian).

WILL DUGGAN
Elegantly crafted stand-up as seen in Fosters award-winning Funz and Gamez. 'Must-see for comedy aficionados' (EdFestMag.com).

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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