The night starts around 20:15 and our first bill is completely brilliant.
Headline Act - Markus Birdman
An experienced and versatile comedian, Markus Birdman is one of stand-up’s most well-travelled comedians, much in demand in the UK and all over the world. He's won loads of stuff: Amused Moose Award Nominee – Edinburgh Fringe: 2015 NZ Comedy Guild Award Nominee for Best International Artist: 2014 Time Out London – Top Ten Comedians.“Birdman is the all-round package; witty, controversial, hip, topical and silly. A master of timing and physical comedy, he made me laugh so hard it hurt” – BBC.
Opening act - James Cook
James is a professional comedian based in Birmingham, UK, with over 1,000 gigs worth of experience. His act has been described as “truly original” (Danny Wallace (off of the telly)) whereas he’s been called “suave and chirpy” by that publishing powerhouse, the Bromsgrove Advertiser.
Middle Act - Matt Rees
Multi-award-winning comedian Matt Rees has generated a huge buzz on the circuit over the past couple of years with his unique brand of well-crafted gags and acerbic delivery earning him high praise from audiences and critics alike. The young Welshman supported the sublime Elis James on tour. "A properly original comedy mind" - Guardian.
MC - Ben Van Der Velde
is a stand-up comedian, actor, improviser and presenter, who, over the past few years, has spread joy and nonsense to all four corners of the British Isles. “A sharp and crafty gagsmith.” - Steve Bennett, Chortle.