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Laugh Out Loud Club Lineup: September 2019

03 Sep 2019

The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is back on Friday 13 September 2019 with even more hilarious comedians and another fun-filled night! 

This month's event features one of Australia's hottest comics, a firm favourite of star comedian Katherine Ryan and more - Discover this month's lineup below!


Stephen Bailey is a comedian, presenter and television personality, whose friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the most exciting up-and-coming acts in British comedy.

The host of Channel 5's Celebs On The Farms, Stephen has made multiple appearances on TV shows such as Roast Battle, Comedy Central At The Comedy Store, ITV2's CelebAbility and many more.

A firm favourite and regular support for Katherine Jenkins, he released his debut comedy special earlier this year, Comedy Central Live - Stephen Bailey, and has recently wrapped filming two TV shows which will launch on Comedy Central and E4 in early 2020. 

"An arch-bitch with a winning smile, everyone's favourite gay best friend” - The Reviews Hub


An award-winning comedian & writer, Tom Ballard is one of Australia's hottest comics and the youngest ever recipient of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Best Newcomer Award.

After roasting Jimmy Carr on TV show Roast Battle, Tom has hosted ABC TV panel show, Reality Check, dissecting the insane world of reality television, as well as his satirical late-night show, Tonightly with Tom Ballard.

"Consistently, archly funny,  the world needs Ballard" - The Scotsman


Sam Russell is an exciting act already making his mark on the comedy circuit both in the UK and abroad.  Warm and likeable, his optimistic, upbeat brand of comedy focuses on the hilarity of life’s weirder moments and the challenges of its everyday mundanities.

An accomplished comic improviser, Sam is a founder of the Time Out recommended improv group Shoot From The Hip and is currently touring with his debut solo stand-up show, Lucky Bastard.


Hosting this month's Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club is Barry Dodds, a comedian and presenter of The Parapod along with co-presenter Ian Holdsworth. Barry has been serving up his chunky comedy soup since he was 21, supported Jason Manford on his UK tour and was a finalist in comedy competition Jimmy Carr’s Comedy Idol.

“Hugely enjoyable…a ton of great stories…one to watch” - The Guardian