Comedy - Rob Rouse / Phil Nichol / Tony Vino on Wednesday 11th October 2017
BIG TOP COMEDY PRESENTS -
ROB ROUSE / PHIL NICHOL / TONY VINO
Wed 11th Oct
Tickets 0117 9299008
WINNER OF ‘SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY’ 1998
As well as his own BBC series Comedy Shuffle with Rob Rouse he can be seen on The Friday Night Project, 8 out of 10 Cats and Spoons and recently played Mike in the first series of the BBC3 sitcom Grown Ups.
He got his first break in comedy by winning the So You Think You're Funny? new act competition in 1998. In 2002 he took his first solo show to the Edinburgh Festival and has returned many times since. Recently, Rob toured his critically acclaimed sell out show ‘The Great Escape’.
Rob’s toured the world, playing major venues and festivals across Europe, North America and Australasia.
“Go and see him now, I tell you, Now!” The List
“Belly Laugh Funny” The Herald
IF.COM EDDIE AWARD WINNER
NOMINEE THE STAGE AWARD FOR ACTING EXCELLENCE
WINNER THE STAGE AWARD FOR ACTING EXCELLENCE
WINNER BEST INTERNATIONAL GUEST – NZ COMEDY GUILD
NOMINEE CHORTLE BEST MALE CIRCUIT COMIC
TIME OUT BEST COMEDY PERFORMER 1998
Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Phil Nichol is a truly unique performer.
An acclaimed actor, award-winning comedian, producer, presenter, writer and musician, there is no end to his talent.
Known from Channel 4's Catastrophe and Man Down as well as the hilarous Corky and the Juice Pigs, Phil headlines all the major comedy clubs around the country.
Phil is an energetic and exciting performer with an unquenchable thirst to break boundaries and innovate with his work. His skill as an improviser, whether it be musical, comedy or straight, is unparalled.
With a surreal edge to some of his mischievous rantings, Nichol always brings something new to the stage, his keen sense of fun and eye for the shocking and absurd has cemented his position as one of the best comedians on the circuit today.
His assured and award-winning performances in his theatrical work have attracted critical accolades and see him in great demand as an actor.
'Unfailingly impressive' - The Guardian
“cripplingly funny.” Three Weeks
“The king of funny guys” Daily Record“
“Genius” The Herald
Tony Vino (MC)
Preston’s very own funnyman. Tony Vino (**** The Scotsman) has been touring the comedy scene since early 2005. Well aware of social and political issues he mixes friendly well thought out observational humour with audience interaction and quick witted responses. A finalist in 2006 Funny Bones competition, Tony has enjoyed recognition as a comedian and comedy compere of renown. His life and interests are wide ranging and so is the subject matter he weaves together on stage.
“A Great Show the assured Tony Vino copes with a mixed audience really well” Kate Copstic, The Scotsman
“Uplifting style, great delivery and consistently funny throughout” BBC Manchester
“Tony is very funny, a class act and always comes up with the goods” Darren Goddard, Greenbelt Festival Events
“Funny, straight-talking. Not afraid to dabble with religious issues, silly not sacrilegious, had to smile.” Tim Park BBC Website
“Life Affirming Comedy” BBC1 Heaven & Earth Show
'Tony Vino makes me laugh on and off stage. He's always funny and has some
of the same letters as my name'. Tim Vine
'Like my boots Tony knows how to give a joke welly!' Jimmy Cricket
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