RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB | OCTOBER GIG LINEUP Troy Hawke Troy Hawke is an erudite home schooled 1930’s throwback…the Errol Flynn of the high street. Educated, sophisticated, but utterly clueless. He tackles modern issues head on in his uniquely untimely manner. ‘undeniably funny’ (Chortle) ‘mad comic genius’ (The Scotsman) ‘Near perfect character comedy’ (The New Current) Jacob Hawley A finalist in the BBC New Comedy Awards in 2017, he has written and starred (acted) in shorts for BBC3, written shows for Radio 4 had 2 successful Edinburgh fringe runs and presented a superb podcast Jacob Hawley: On Drugs. Sarah Keyworth Sarah is an award-winning stand-up comedian & writer. She has performed stand-up on The Now Show (BBC Radio 4) and has featured on the BBC, Comedy Central and has supported incredible acts on tour such as Stewart Francis, Dane Baptiste, Kerry Godliman, Jan Ravens and Abandoman. MC Danny McLoughlin Simply one of the best acts & MC’s on the UK circuit. Recognised as ‘Best MC’ in the ‘Comedians Comedian’ awards with a wit & speed of thought as sharp as they come. “His innate comic timing, insightful digressions and ability to think on his feet puts his alongside the
RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB | NOVEMBER GIG LINEUP Rob Rouse One of comedy’s most lively, loveable and dynamic performers, Rob won Channel 4’s Prestigious So You Think You’re Funny competition at the Edinburgh Festival in way back in 1998. He’s one of our best comic storytellers and has performed all over the world. As seen on Upstart Crow, Dave’s One Night Stand, Celebrity Juice, 8 Out of 10 Cats. Simon Lomas A unique performer that never fails to surprise an audience with an off-beat unique style of delivering some top notch material. “the writing is strong, efficient and offbeat, with an enviable hit rate” Chortle Matt Richardson Matt is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian, one of the most exciting names on the circuit and former host of the Drivetime show on Virgin Radio. His TV credits include co-hosting the Xtra Factor alongside Caroline Flack, Co-Hosting Celebrity Haunted Hotel Live! Alongside Christine Lampard, Nevermind The Buzzcocks, Celebrity Juice, Sweat The Small Stuff, Big Brothers Bit on the Side, I’m a Celebrity Get Me out of here Now! and most recently as a contestant on Dancing On Ice. MC Hayley Ellis A fantastic joke writer and MC all wrapped up in one.
RED HERRING COMEDY CLUB | SEPTEMBER GIG LINEUP Scott Bennett A headline act at all the big clubs in the country and has appeared on Radio 4’s News Quiz, The Now Show, The Summer Festival with Daliso Chaponda, The Likely Dads, and Elephant In The Room with Sarah Millican. Scott was also support act on Rob Brydon’t most recent stand-up tour. “Great material, great delivery, a very funny man” Rob Brydon “Brilliantly funny, a joy to watch” Chris Ramsey Helen Bauer A rising star on the circuit and previously seen on TV appearances including CelebAbility, The Stand Up Sketch Show and Hey Tracey (ITV2), The Dog Ate My Homework (CBBC), Pep Talk, Fat Chat and Comedy Central’s Digital Fringe (Comedy Central) Mark Simmons One of the best joke writers in the UK, and recently seen on Mock The Week. “Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★ “A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle ★★★★ MC Rich Wilson One of the best acts/MC’s on the circuit, Rich has performed sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Adelaide Fringe, Melbourne Comedy Festival and the New Zealand Comedy Festival. An extremely in demand writer, Rich has also contributed on shows for BBC Three,
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered! Start Time: 8pm Running Time: 1 hr 50 mins (incl 20min interval) Tickets: £20 All Tickets Age: 16+
With his first stand up tour since the release of internationally acclaimed feature film – ‘Benjamin’ and Netflix Special ‘Set Free’, Simon Amstell brings ‘Spirit Hole’ to a theatre near you. ‘Spirit Hole’ is a blissful, spiritual, sensational exploration of love, sex, shame, mushrooms and more. If you yearn for a night of unprecedented joy and laughter book now and avoid regret. Start Time: 8pm Running Time: TBC Tickets: £35 Band A // £25 Band B Age: 15+
Climate change. Mass unemployment. Economic pandemics. The rise of global fascism. So what the f*** could this man POSSIBLY say to upset you? Welcome to the world of the Bombe Shuffleur. Reginald D Hunter is back with a brand-new show, and there’s no time for niceties. Unafraid to tackle head on the subjects the rest of us skirt around, Reginald is the voice of his generation – searingly honest, brutally funny and uniquely placed to commentate on the unfolding meltdown of life as we know it. More than 20 years since moving to the UK from the US, three-time Perrier Award nominated Reginald has forged a reputation for delivering unadulterated comedy of the highest order. His TV appearances include Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You And 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, whilst he drew widespread acclaim for his two series for the BBC, Reginald D Hunter’s Songs of the South and Reginald D Hunter’s Songs of the Border. Start Time: 8pm Running Time: TBC Tickets: £23 All Tickets Age: 18+
A twentieth anniversary tour! After many years of giving his wonderful lecture talks of his he does, Count Arthur Strong has at last bowed to substantial pubic demand and allowed himself be talked into making the show about himself for once. And that had never occurred to him before because of him being highly magnanimous. From his breakthrough Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Forgotten Egypt’ in 2002, to talking about himself in 2022. Arthur has two decades of memories from his ten national tours,15 years of his multi Award winning radio show and three series of his BAFTA nominated TV sitcom. Start Time: 8pm Running Time: TBC Tickets: £21.50 All Tickets