Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
Friday 10 November 2017
£19.06 advance, £20.00 on the door.
Addy van der Borgh has that rare talent of making people laugh as soon as he walks on stage. He is a great performer of highly acclaimed and original material, an ability noticed immediately by the BBC when he appeared on the ‘Stand-up Show’ on BBC1 after only one year as a comedian.
He has subsequently appeared on ‘Live at the Comedy Store’ for Comedy Central, ‘Live at Jongleurs’ and ‘The World Stands Up’ for Sky TV and the BBC3 series from Baby Cow Productions, ‘Brain Candy’. He has also written and co-presented twenty episodes of ‘TV Meltdown’ for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher (2004 / 2005), has acted in a number of voiceovers for radio and television and has appeared on many radio shows including the legendary ‘Loose Ends’ on Radio 4.
Addy was the only British comic invited to appear in the Twentieth Century Fox Comedy Showcase in Los Angeles in September 2003 and was subsequently signed to the Hollywood agents Paradigm, and he recently played the starring role of ‘Jack Watson’ in his first film, ‘Little Things’ for Pandelic Films.
Addy studied clowning and physical theatre at LAMDA and with brilliant timing and an array of voices and characters he has risen to the top of the live comedy circuit. He has built a following of fans not just in all the major clubs in Britain (Comedy Store, Banana Cabaret, Up The Creek, The Glee) but also worldwide, including Spain, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Croatia, Switzerland, Cyprus, Dubai, Bahrain, Muscat, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Shanghai and Australia, as well as entertaining the troops in Afghanistan.
He has also performed complete sell out runs at the South Africa Comedy Festival in Cape Town (2002) and the New Zealand International comedy Festival in Auckland (2006) as well as writing and performing sell out one man shows at the Edinburgh festival (2002, 2004, 2010).
“An unassuming comic genius” The Metro
“Spellbinding… perfect timing and physicality” Chortle
Dave Longley’s towering stage presence and intensity, combined with his cutting wit have made him one of the most popular and controversial circuit comics in the UK. Whether it’s doling out thought-provoking insights or reveling in toilet humour, he is a gifted wordsmith with great audience interaction skills.
David writes across a variety of genres and is currently working on sitcom, drama and documentary script ideas. He has written and performed four full length festival solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and has also written for 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4) each one greeted with critical acclaim.
Longley has a humble silliness which ingratiates him to audiences, he delivers deadpan accounts of his everyday life which are shockingly honest, well considered and divinely funny, maintaining a rapport with the audience that is at once edgy and accessible, engaging the whole room.
He is a regular headline act at comedy clubs all over the country and is in demand so catch him whilst you can!
“Proves that comedy can say something important and, crucially, still be funny” The Metro
“Challenging, puerile, brutal and hilarious. How’s that for dissonance?” The Skinny
Eleanor Tiernan is an original, honest and exciting Irish comedian who is now a favourite with UK audiences.
She has performed at the Montreal International Comedy Festival, Kilkenny Cat Laughs Comedy Festival, the Galway Comedy Festival, the Vodafone Comedy Festival and Glastonbury.
Her oblique world view is like nothing you’ve ever seen before and is confirmation of her special talent.
“Eleanor Tiernan is far and away the best comic actress I have seen on stage” Hot Press Ireland
“What a distinctive, inspired comic mind she possesses” Scotsman
Damion Larkin is your MC for the night and will often improvise his entire set to hilarious effect.
There are no genuine comparisons to this man. He is a versatile and creative comedian who always leaves audiences wanting more.
“Industrious in rotating his material…which is warmly and intelligently told” Chortle
“One of the country’s top new acts” BBC
Each of these shows will be completely unique with a 3 different comedians on each night plus the regular MC/Host. If you can’t make this Friday then check out the other dates available on our website: laughoutloudcomedyclubs.co.uk. Next date is Friday 15 December.
Doors: 7.30pm / Start: 8pm