Seven acts compete. The audience judges. Performer of the night gets £50. Simple. Yet very effective.
“Stormed the gig with well observed tales of parenting and unfortunate lookalikes delivered with an easy charm” – bbc.co.uk.
Lawrence Batley Theatre Comedy Cellar Best New Yorkshire Act 2012. Crooked Smile Award winner 2013.
Simon D. Heaven
BBC New Comedy Award short-list 2013
Hilarity Bites New Act finalist 2012
Royal Television Society Award Nominee 2011
★★★★ – LEEDSSTUDENT.ORG
“Beneath the sardonic style and unswerving delivery lies the heart of a man who can’t stop putting pen to paper… a man in love with his craft, superb” – Howl
“Uncompromising Geordie boy with inventive material and some very smart asides” – bbc.co.uk
Sir Dickie Benson
“Well honed and often hilarious character comedy” – The List. Winner Takes All Dronfield “Champion of Champions” winner 2012.
Lawrence Batley Theatre Comedy Cellar Best New Yorkshire Act Runner Up 2012.
Jim’s amenable manner and energy have helped him become a sought after MC gaining regular paid work from Portion of Quips in Pudsey and the National in Hull as resident compere along with guest MC slots at open mic nights.
“Funny, engaging, likable, it’s her delivery that blows you away” – The Cornishman. Fresh from Edinburgh Festival show ‘Split Shifts’.
“Intelligent observational humour” – S Press
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