The biggest and best new-material night in London returns, with the biggest and best acts from this year's Edinburgh Fringe.
You won't want to miss this.
Comedy's marathon man takes on a 15 minute sprint. ‘A kind of unstoppable funny superhero’ (Sunday Times). 'Raucously funny set, one of the best this year' ***** (BritishTheatreGuide.info). 'Skillful, anecdotal stand-up... a step above the norm' **** (Chortle.co.uk).
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2017. Prop-laden lunacy from the Midas of poundshops. ***** (Times). *****1/2 (Chortle.co.uk). ***** (Evening Standard). **** (Guardian). **** (The Sunday Times).
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2016. One-woman cabaret, but funny. 'Third funniest woman in the world. Fact' (Dawn French). 'Fearless force of nature' (Independent). 'Britain's funniest woman comic' (Daily Mail) (and they hate women, so it must be true).
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2017. Restless, innovative, genre-busting comedy from a spiky genius. 'A breathtaking, hugely original hour' ***** (Fest). 'Funny and surprising... see Brookes fast before word of mouth fills every seat' **** (Scotsman). ***** (Metro). **** (Chortle.co.uk).
Often dubbed 'The Swedish Amy Shumer' (dubbed cos funny, not cos Swedish). 'Brutal but funny' (Chortle.co.uk). 'Charmed the crowd from the off... and had the audience in stitches throughout her set (TheVelvetOnion.com). BBC New Talent Hotlist, 2017.
Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee 2017. Crafted stand-up origami from a master of the craft. 'A comic with full potential and a bright future' (ArtsAwardVoice.com). Re:Play Breakthrough Comedian of the Year. Magners New Comedy Act nominee. Jason Manford tour support.
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).