Performances from

Shazia Mirza

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Her previous stand-up show, the critically acclaimed; ‘‘The Kardashians Made Me Do It’‘, played for 103 nights internationally across the UK, US, Sweden, Ireland and France and completed four sell out runs at London’s Soho Theatre; “A powerful show from a powerful woman…  fearless, brutal and beautiful”.

∗ ∗ ∗ ∗  “is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again… brave and urgent”- The Telegraph

∗ ∗ ∗ ∗  “she’s effective at getting under your skin… strikes a blow” - Metro

∗ ∗ ∗ ∗  “at this moment in time – post-Brexit, post-Nice, post-Orlando – it’s on point chilling and superb” - The Skinny

Esther Manito

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Lebanese British comedian is the nights host and winner of  the comedy store’s KING GONG 2018. Esther is an observational, stand-up comedian who takes you on a tour of what life is like for an Anglo/Lebanese mum of two…..also a writer for Dont panic I’m Islamic. 

  

“Esther has a lot of hair and a lot of talent” Beyond the Joke.

“An adept and assured performer”- Chortle

“We need more gritty reality of the feminine kind and Esther tells it like it is” Funny Women

Kerry Godliman

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The charmingly straight-talking, quick-witted comedian is one of the country’s best performers. Both an incredibly talented comedian and a phenomenal actor, Kerry is best known for her appearances on BBC’s Mock The Week, Live At The Apollo, Jack Dee’s Referendum Help Desk, Channel 4’s 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Comedy Gala in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital’ and BBC’s Celebrity Pointless. Kerry is also a regular on BBC Radio 4 with appearances on the esteemed The News Quiz, The Now Show and Just A Minute as well as her own series Kerry’s List.

**** ‘Goes for the jugular. Quick wit, frank and engaging’  - The Independent

****‘Exquisitely crowd-pleasing form’  - The Evening Standard

‘Hits a nerve with every observation. Honest, smart and very funny’ - Ricky Gervais

Nathan Caton

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Nathan Caton - Regarded as one of the best young comics in the UK, Nathan’s award winning combination of personal and topical anecdotes has led to many appearances including, BBC One's Live at the Apollo, BBC Two’s Mock The Week, Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, BBC Three’s Russell Howard’s Good News, BBC Radio 4’s Now Show, The News Quiz, BT Sport’s The Football’s On, and his hit BBC Radio 4 sitcom -Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing. Nathan new series Gran Jury is currently available on BBC Three.

‘Laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media’ - The Guardian

‘Caton is probably the most exciting young black comic on the scene’ - Fest

‘More than material, presentation is Caton’s strongest suit and he’s confident, charismatic and upbeat’ - Chortle

Philéo Huff

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Is in opposition of being defined in only one way. Originally from Atlanta, his turbulent personal experiences have enabled countless controversial and hilarious anecdotes, that inform his deeply realist-nihilist comedic style.  Philéo writes and performs with a surreal approach, telling truthful stories that have made his audiences, stand up and applaud, re-think their moral position, laugh and amorously explode with excitement. 

"Funny is an understatement, his talent is Unreal!" - Kishan Sheth, Comedy On (UK) 

"Brilliant in every way! Dynamic personality and unpredictable punchlines." - FX Network (USA) 

John Ryan

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The irresistibly amiable John Ryan uses his acerbic wit and seemingly encyclopaedic knowledge of the world around him to keep any audience on their toes. His East End Irish upbringing gives him the rare ability to connect with people from diverse backgrounds. No stranger to either the strange or the norm, he will put an amusing spin on any subject matter going. John has a reputation for thinking on his feet and confidently and cleverly adapting his show to any audience. His high energy and warm personality has also helped rocket his health shows into the limelight through ongoing projects with The London Science Museum, Unison and in 2010 with Surrey and Plymouth NHS Primary Care Trusts.


"Upbeat, interesting and unique” -ITV
“A five star performer” - LBC Radio
"Genius 5 *****"-  Daily Telegraph