Suspiciously Cheap Comedy: Post-Fringe Victory Lap

Sunday 16 September

Backyard Comedy Club

Ft. Jordan Brookes, Phil Wang, Maise Adam, Rosie Jones + Nish Kumar


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 from this year's Edinburgh Fringe.

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NISH KUMAR
Double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee and host of The Mash Report. As seen on Live At The Apollo, Taskmaster, QI and Have I Got News For You. 'One of the best young comedians we have' (Times). 'A masterclass by a no-frills stand-up at the height of his powers' (Guardian).

PHIL WANG
Razor-sharp, offbeat stand-up from a laid-back Eurasian stand-up comic with cerebral charm and a dorky swagger. As seen on Have I Got News for You, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Taskmaster, Netflix, and lots more. 'Certain belly laughs' (Sunday Times). 'Brilliant... His technique is flawless, his observations astute' (Chortle.co.uk).

JORDAN BROOKES
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).

ROSIE JONES
A comedian with a penchant for being mischievous. Her cerebral palsy doesn't slow her down in the slightest. Catch her before she wobbles her way to stardom! As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Silent Witness. Finalist: Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2018, Amused Moose Comedy's National New Comic Award 2017. 'It's rare to see a comedian who exudes such joy' (Chortle).

MAISIE ADAM
Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer Nominee 2018. Best New Comedy nomination at Brighton Fringe. Navigates the recklessness of youth whilst dealing with a medical condition that requires you to be a "Sensible Susan". Winner: So You Think You're Funny? 2017. 'Exudes an appealing, quirky energy... clearly a natural wit' (Chortle.co.uk). 'There’s something about the purity of her comedy and charismatic delivery that ensures Adam has a magnetic stage presence' **** (Skinny). 'Go see Maisie Adam now and have bragging rights for years to come' **** (Herald). 'Has plenty weapons in her comedic armoury' **** (List).

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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