Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: Fourth Birthday Bash

Sunday 25 November

Backyard Comedy Club

ft. Lolly Adefope, Kieran Hodgson, Catherine Cohen + John Kearns


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. Winter is coming.

FT. JOHN KEARNS
The only winner of the Best Show and Best Newcomer Edinburgh Comedy Awards. 'Roaringly funny' **** (Scotsman). 'Richly idiosyncratic comedy' **** (Guardian). 'Funny and intellectually ambitious' ***** (Evening Standard). '

KIERAN HODGSON
Triple Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee. Star of Upstart Crow + Pls Like. You won't want to miss this. ***** (Guardian, Telegraph). **** (Times, Sunday Times, Time Out, Scotsman)

LOLLY ADEFOPE
Multi-award-winning character comedian and star of Taskmaster (Dave), Loaded (Channel 4), Miracle Workers (TBS USA), Damned (Channel 4), Shrill (Hulu), Ghosts (BBC1). The Observer's Rising Star 2017, Lolly is 'nothing short of outstanding' ***** (ITalkTelly.com). '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).

CATHERINE COHEN
New York comic in a rare London show. Expect to want to move to New York after this. “Cohen radiates a gee-whiz star power, Carol Kane-level charisma and enough between-song banter to make Carol Burnett blush.” Time Out New York. Five NYC Comedians to Look Out for in 2018

+ 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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