The Dead Parrot Society at The Anglers
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About The Event
Join us for a rib-tickling evening of comedy fun & games starring........
Jessica Fostekew: Comedian, actor and writer. Star of Motherland BBC and Cuckoo BBC/ Netflix, host of The Hoovering Podcast and regular co-host of the behemoth The Guilty Feminist. Jess has written for BBC’s Mock The Week and C4’s 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown, as well as BBC R4’s News Quiz. “Wears her smarts on her sleeve, great stuff” - Guardian. “Intensely funny” - Time Out.
Darren Walsh: Winner of the first UK Pun Championships and featured in Timeout’s “One to Watch” section, Darren Walsh’s silly happy-go-lucky style has been compared to Harry Hill, with an act that combines surreal nonsense and snippets of daft songs. "…no gentle build up or needless chit-chat, just a full on assault on the funny bones.” – TimeOut. “Walsh is all set to become the new ruler of the comedy kingdom” – ★★★★ (Broadway Baby). Spring Day: Spring Day is a New York stand-up comedian, writer and actor previously based in Tokyo, Japan and is currently working in the U.K. Voted Brooklyn’s Best Comedian 2016. Spring has also been working as a comedy consultant on a pilot for the BBC set to be broadcast in 2019. "A Definite Must See! ✭✭✭✭" - ThreeWeeks “Spring’s gimlet-eyed perspective on life belies her Summer of Love name, but Tokyo’s most prolific comic can’t hide her underlying joy of life, even while recounting darker tales of love and loss in Tokyo.” - Chris Wells, Owner, Tokyo Comedy Store.
Inder Manocha: Inder Manocha is a British Asian stand-up comedian and actor.He began his stand-up career with great success by reaching the finals of So You Think You´re Funny and the Hackney Empire New Comedy Acts of the Year, both in 2001. Manocha´s first one-man Edinburgh Festival show was in 2006. "A thorough delight from start to finish" - Time Out. "A belly full of laughs with sharp-shooting cultural observations..." - Three Weeks.
Rob Oldham: Rob is truly original and exciting young comic. He formed one fifth of The Cambridge Footlights in 2016, writing and performing in their critically praised sketch show 'Lagoon' at the Edinburgh Fringe and across an American tour. Having started stand-up at university, Rob took his first show ‘Brink’ to Edinburgh in 2017 and whilst there picked up the prize for 'Breakthrough Comic' at The Amused Moose Comedy Awards. In 2018 Rob performed his first full hour ‘Worms Lament’, produced by Fight in the Dog & directed by Liam Williams and was featured in The Guardian’s top shows to see at the Fringe. "Top quality pay-off .... bagged the laughs": BeyondAJoke "Smart jokes that rarely sound like anyone else's": Chortle
Ben Kennan - MC: Ben is an actor and comedian from N. Ireland. Ben is quickly establishing himself as a bankable act on the UK comedy circuit with his high energy show combined with his natural ear for accents and well crafted gags. “A refreshing, non-pretentious dose of Irish talent.” The People Series.
Time: Doors open at 8pm, first act on at 8.30pm The Anglers are offering a 20% discount on food with booking confirmation.