MISSED IT!!! Award-winning Lucy Beaumont from Radio 4 plus award-winning Scott Bennett at Spotlight Comedy Club, Chesterfield on Thursday 26th February

Lucy Beaumont

Lucy Beaumont

Lucy Beaumont

‘Devastating comic timing’ The Stage
‘The next Victoria Wood in the making’ Arthur Smith

Lucy is a hugely talented comedy actress and writer. In 2014, she was nominated for the Foster’s Newcomer Award with her debut Edinburgh show,We Can Twerk It Out. She was winner of The BBC New Comedy Award in 2012 and she has recently won the Chortle Award for Best Newcomer. Lucy was a finalist in the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2013 and in August 2011 she was also ranked joint third in the Gilded Balloon’s nationwide stand-up comedy competition So You Think You’re Funny? In 2013, Lucy appeared on series 2 of Live At The Electric on BBC Three. She performed a pilot of her own show for BBC Radio 4 titled To Hull and Back in which Jonny Vegas made an appearance, which went on to be developed into a pilot for Radio 2 starring Maureen Lipman and Norman Lovett. To Hull and Back has now been commissioned for a full series. She is currently developing two other shows with BBC Radio 4. She also regularly appears as a guest on Rhod Gilbert’s podcast for BBC Radio Wales. She performed at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival as part of The Comedy Zone, the Fringe’s longest running and most prestigious new talent showcase and has performed in various theatre premieres, touring the UK with Hull Truck, York Theatre Royal and West Yorkshire Playhouse. She also has a number of radio credits including being a panellist on The Unbelievable Truth, Dilemma; The Magical Faraway Tree, an Enid Blyton adaptation directed by Johnny Vegas (both BBC Radio 4), History Retweeted and Crush, a 90-minute monologue for which she received a Sony Radio Award.

Scott Bennett
‘A star of the future’ – Huddersfield Examiner’
‘No nonsense Northern wit with a brilliant stage presence and pin-sharp material. A bright future awaits’ – bbc.co.uk

Fresh from headlining the prestigious Big Value Showcase at the Edinburgh Festival, Scott is a former Comedy Cellar New Act of the year and Old Speckled Hen comedian of the year award winner and Loaded Laftas runner up. Stylishly shirted, this Yorkshire-born lad delivers wry observations on the absurdity of modern living. His sharply-written routines, drawn from real-life experiences have been delighting audiences across the country; except in Yorkshire, where they are deeply suspicious of his shirts.

Ross Brierley
‘A man seemingly full of positive energy firing off quick witted jokes one after another’ – bbc.co.uk

Infused with infectious vigour, his confident delivery is complimented by an improvised style and well wrought gags. A finalist in the Hilarity Bites New Act of the Year competition.

Compere – Anthony J Brown
‘Hilarious ad-libs and wicked one-liners from an infectiously funny performer’ – The List

Clad in a sartorially edifying manner, like a dapper and dandy funeral director, Anthony cuts a unique on-stage presence with humour blacker than a raven that’s slammed it’s claw in a coffin lid. Jongleurs/Metro “Stand & Deliver” Award winner and former BBC New Comedy Award Runner-up he is a regular contributor to Radio 2′s “The Arthur Smith Lectures”. As seen on ‘The Stand Up Show’ and ‘Phoenix Nights’.

Spotlight Comedy Club
Winding Wheel
Holywell St
Chesterfield S41 7SA

Box Office 01246 345222

Entry £12.50/10.50/7.50 – student price
Doors 7.30 Show 8pm

Thursday 26th February
Lucy Beaumont
Scott Bennett
Ross Brierley
Anthony J Brown

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