The biggest and best new-material night in London bops up to Salford with the BLOAT (Best Line-up Of All Time).
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2017. The most talked-about show at Edinburgh Fringe 2018. Thrilling, genre-defying comedy. 'Wildly entertaining' **** (Guardian). 'Brookes is a startlingly talented comedian' **** (Scotsman). 'A majestic and challenging hour of uncompromising stand-up' ***** (List).
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee 2016. The (Scottish) Sun's Best Female Comedian winner 2017, The (Scottish) Sun's Best Show of Edinburgh Fringe winner 2017, Chortle Best Newcomer nominee 2017. 'Fearless' **** (Independent). 'Unmissable' ***** (ScotsGay.co.uk). 'Highly original' ***** (ThreeWeeks). 'A phenomenal talent. Genius' ***** (ITalkTelly.com). 'Outrageous' (Guardian). 'Jayde Adams is the third funniest woman in the world. Fact' (Dawn French).
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.]