The high octane and hilarious Mark Watson headlines a multiple act bill of comedy to launch this summer's Bristol BrouHaHa comedy festival in July, featuring two of the most exciting comics of the moment: Romesh Ranganathan and Katherine Ryan. Compere is Mark Olver.
"Like a gift from the Comedy Gods" The Herald
Star of Never Mind The Buzzcocks and 8 Out Of 10 Cats, and winner of the Edinburgh Comedy Award in 2008, David O'Doherty's humour fits into the slightly nerdish, misfit worldview increasingly adopted by a certain breed of comic; delicate, sweet and thought-provoking rather than aggressive and in-your face.
"The boundaries are often where good comedy is to be found, and Ranganathan has the writing eloquence to explore that." Chortle
“He’s brash, slick and full of mildly laddish but self-deprecating stories, all delivered with an irresistible twinkle” The Guardian
"Herring is a superior comedian ... hilarious."
"Thought provoking, eloquent, entertaining... Well worth your time" The Scotsman
"Likeable, intelligent and full of unpredictable energy" The Scotsman
"Marx's slick delivery lends itself to clever verbal comedy." The Scotsman
"Not for the easily shockable" Daily Telegraph
"Expect a cavalcade of of brilliantly inventive puns" The Guardian
"One of the UK's most promising young observationalists" The Guardian
SCOTTISH FALSETTO SOCK PUPPET THEATRE
"This is the unparalleled pinnacle of comedy puppetry" Venue
"One of the finest, funniest and most fair-minded comic commentators on race and post-colonial integration that I have seen" Three Weeks (Edinburgh Festival)
"A rare gift for comic storytelling" Daily Telegraph
THE COMEDY ZONE with LUCY BEAUMONT, CARL HUTCHINSON & MATT WINNING plus compere MARK SMITH
The Comedy Zone is a stand-up showcase featuring four of the most exciting emerging talents on the comedy circuit.
"A masterful exponent of self-mocking Jewish humour" The Times
"Riotous entertainment... Allen is one of life's true eccentrics" The Guardian
ADDY VAN DER BORGH
"van der Borgh has funny bones. This man was born to make people laugh" Edinburgh Evening News
“Observational gags coming thick and fast” Leicester Mercury
Comedy Club 4 Kids is, as the name suggests, a stand-up show specifically aimed at children from 6 to 11 at a time they can watch without any rude words. Three circuit stand-ups, George Egg, Fin Taylor & John Robins, provide an hour long show of child-friendly funnies. (Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian).
"Prime laugh-out-loud stupid moments" The List
Canadian comic Allyson Smith brings her sassy blend of in-your-face stand-up and hilariously insightful commentary to BrouHaHa.
"A complete and utter natural" Russell Howard
"Immensely likeable stage presence, a smart neat turn of phrase" The Scotsman
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