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StraightUp Comedy: The Comeback

Location

Landor Space, 70 Landor Rd, Clapham, London SW9 9PH

Date/Time

Friday 18 September, 19:45

Details

After a 6 month COVID-induced hiatus in which we baked more banana breads than you can imagine and reorganised the spicerack on at least three occasions, we are BACK!

LINEUP (more TBA)

NJAMBI MCGRATH
Kenyan born, UK comedian and author of Through The Leopard's Gaze. Winner of the prestigeous Hackney Empire New Act of the Year (NATYS) 2019. She has filmed 4 comedy Specials available on NextUp, Amazon and Apple.

OLGA KOCH
Olga Koch does stand-up comedy onstage and creates cathartic performance art in the privacy of her own home... She is an Edinburgh Fringe Best Newcomer Nominee and has appeared on Mock The Week, The Now Show, Pls Like, The Blame Game, BBC Arts Hour & your little brother's dreams.

PETER RETHINSAMY
Peter Rethinasamy is a Belfast born Asian comedian with hard hitting punchy jokes about tales of growing up in Northern Ireland. Peter has won the Comedy Store's brutal King Gong competition, was a Laughing Horse semi-finalist, a resident MC at the legendary South Ken Comedy Club and is currently resident MC at pro Fulham Comedy Club. You find him on insta @pete_reth.

HULLABALOOO!
Remember a time before modern, so-called "comedy" by edgy, so-called "comedians"? Gay man Will Dalrymple ("Never again; is gay" - Rhiannon Shaw) and cum-gurgler Rhiannon Shaw ("Gurgles cum!" - Will Dalrymple) remember. Uncle and Auntie Comedy bring you anti and anti-anti comedy: a so-called Hullabalooo!

MARK & HAYDN
Leicester Sq Sketch-off Finalists 2019 & 2020. "Drum-tight performances and assured writing, driven by a sense of subversive mischief but expressed slickly and smartly." - Steve Bennett, Chortle.

WHAT ARE WE?
Big names. Big laughs. Small prices. StraightUp Comedy brings London's top comedians to the beautiful Landor Space in Clapham North twice a month for only £7 a ticket! Previous acts include Ed Gamble (Mock the Week), Suzi Ruffell (Live at the Apollo), Ahir Shah (Edinburgh comedy award nominee) and Flo & Joan (star of Nationwide ad campaign).

Previous praise for StraightUp Comedy:
Londonist ****
"Scarcely a minute passes without a hysteric outburst from the crowd...But the real joke is the price: a mere £7..."

LondonTheatre1 ****
"A genuinely amusing evening"

Adam Hess (ITV's Live at the Palladium)
"Amazing crowd, amazing acts. Possibly the most fun gig I've been to in years"

Audience Review *****
"Incredible evening from a majority female line up (girl power). All the acts were so individual but all equally hilarious. 10/10 would recommend" ?

Find out what else we're cooking up at www.straightupproductions.com

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