Tuesday 12th February
Old Queen’s Head, 44 Essex Road London N1 8LN (Nearest Tube: Angel)
Start Time: 8pm (doors 7.30) – Price: £5 advance, £7 on the door
Now star of his own Channel 4 show Gittins, David Earl’s creation is one of the most praised character acts around. Fans of this small town cab driver include Stewart Lee and Ricky Gervais, and he’s worked with the latter in Cemetery Junction and Derek.
‘One of the best comedy characters of the decade’ – Ricky Gervais.
“Inspired” – Chortle
Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer nominee for his multimedia show of wit and delight, this ex-geography is becoming one of the ultimate comedians’ comedians.
“That’s the appeal of Trent: doing the ill-advised with such conviction and off-kilter sense of humour, that it becomes memorably funny” – **** Chortle
“a swaggering debut from Trent, a double act with a Dell Studio 17 that will live long in the random-access memory” – **** The Guardian
Since winning So You Think You’re Funny 2012, Irish comedian Aisling’s been on the up and up in the comedy world, with appearance in BBC’s Dead Boss, E4’s Cardinal Burns and ITV’s The Town.
She’s also about to star in the CBBC sketch show Fit alongside Peter Serafinowicz, Sara Pascoe, and Humphrey Ker.
“One To Watch”
“She’s got energy and physicality that makes her lively, scattergun routine fire on all cylinders”
Steve Bennett, Chortle
Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer nominee, and with appearances on BBC’s White Van Man, For The Win and Ideal.
“An uplifting hotch-potch packed with content… Put simply no other show has made me smile so much this year” **** The Independent
“what I come to Edinburgh for….the fun of subversion and the pleasure of seeing a man more in control than he likes to let on” **** The Times.
He’s the slightly insane genius who directed a sell-out run of the live version of Steven Spielberg’s Hook featuring an all-star cast of London’s best upcoming alternative comedians.
“undiluted madness” **** – The Skinny
MC – JACK DE’ATH