Thursday 29th July 2021 Line Up
America’s Got Talent winner, Paul Zerdin is in a league of his own. “Super funny, super talented and super professional … there is nobody that wouldn’t enjoy your performances” (David Walliams). A ventriloquist for the South Park generation who’s puppets are “sharp – tongued, malicious little bastards.” (The Observer)
Stand-up with raw Eddie Murphy confidence, cheek and a super- polished style. Malawian comedian, writer, and antisocial commentator Daliso has had over 200 million views on Facebook and Youtube, was 2017 Britain’s Got Talent Finalist, and had his own BBCR4 series Daliso Chaponda: Citizen of Nowhere.
Talented musical comedian Beale was a semi finalist in the national Funny Women competition, and winner of the brutal King Gong at London’s Comedy Stor. Norwich based Jenny also runs regular comedy nights in Norfolk raising money for local charity. “A mixture of Victoria Wood and Barbra Streisand”.
Ninia Benjamin (host)
Ninia is one of the UK’s funniest comedians, with a wealth of TV, stage and live stand-up experience. She makes frequent appearances at the Edinburgh Festival, and has often been seen on our TV screens. Her infectious sense of humour and effervescent style make her a popular headliner at top comedy venues.
Friday 30th July 2021
“He’s a class act with a mature, sharp take on modern politics ” (Sunday Times). Norcott’s provocative stand-up is honest and
blunt without being a dick. Mostly. Geoff can be regularly seen putting the cat amongst the pigeons on UK political debate TV shows. You may have heard his Radio 4 comedy special or seen him on The Now Show, The Mash Report, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
With a mighty beard and reputation for being a bit scary, this heavily tattooed Northern Irishman is a firecracker storyteller and a skilled raconteur. A lively, fun and hilarious comedy legend with a dedicated following of fans. “Highly recommended. Just don’t bring your mother” (Gigglebeats)
Noise Next Door
Madcap comedy Improv troupe who take audience suggestions to weave fantastically funny scenes and songs with witty one-liners, epic story-lines and ludicrous characters. “Hilarious … a superior kind of chaos” (★★★★ Daily Telegraph) “Clever, puntastic and as sharp as Burke’s knife” (ThreeWeeks Edinburgh)
Tiff Stevenson (Host)
An amazingly funny, outspoken, provocative and successful comedian – prone to hyperbole and always entertaining. Regular host at London’s Comedy Store, Tiff’s TV credits include Mock The Week, Russell Howards Good News, The Apprentice: You’re Fired etc etc. “Heartfelt, hilarious, provocative … one of the best in the business” The Sunday Herald ★★★★★
Saturday 31st July 2021
Star of BBC3’s ‘Bamous’ (“A genuinely subversive and grown-up comedy show’) and an acclaimed stand-up, Dane also hosts his hugely successful podcast Dane Baptists Questions Everything and multiple TV appearances on 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, Tonight at the London Palladium, Children in Need, Comic Relief etc. Basically, he’s brilliant and you’d be mad to miss this chance to see him live!
An award-winning stand-up comedian and writer. She is a member of famous The Cutting Edge Team at The Comedy Store and her TV credits include Twit of the Year (C4), Mock the Week, Après Ski (BBC2), and The Unbelievable Truth (R4). “outrageous humour” ★★★★★ Ed Fest Mag “deplorably seductive” ★★★★ Fringe Biscuit
Ewins is an exceptionally funny guy who is definitely ‘one to watch’. Nominated for the coveted Edinburgh comedy award in 2017 -“A cracking hour of nonsense comedy …. It’s a blast.” (Guardian) “Nothing this Fringe has made me laugh more” ★★★★ (Times) “I laughed more in this show than in many this Fringe” ★★★★ (Independent)
Matt Richardson (host)
Having stormed onto the comedy scene in 2009 at the tender age of 18, Matt has an impressive comedy career behind him already. Multiple TV appearances, 54 date sell-out UK tours, and he currently hosts The Drivetime Show on Virgin Radio. ‘High wattage charisma (The Guardian) ‘Hilarious and Charming’ (The Mirror)
Sunday 1st August 2021
Charming and charismatic, a natural motor-mouth, Seann is one of the most entertaining observational comics in the UK. His on-screen acting career and lengthy list of popuar TV credits (not to mention a few tabloid stories) have made him one of comedy’s hottest properties. ‘Hugely funny…deliciously entertaining’ ★★★★ (The Times)
A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke writing who delivers perfectly timed, clever oneliners. Seen on BBC’s Mock The Week and twice voted DAVE’s Top 10 Jokes at The Edinburgh Fringe. “A master of one liners and silly puns … his delivery and comedic timing are perfect” ★★★★★ (One4Review)
Yorkshire comic Maisie was nominated for the 2018 Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for her debut show and has since appeared on just about every comedy TV show. Her quick wit, quirky energy and genuinely funny anecdotal style have made her a firm favourite. The big time beckons.
John Mann (Host)
Red Card original host and a popular gag-smith at clubs throughout the UK, John is guaranteed to keep the night rolling along, the jokes coming and the audiences laughing.