Nathan Caton’s charismatic and laidback style of stand up has seen him quickly establish himself on the comedy circuit. Regarded as one of the best young comics in the UK Nathan’s award-winning combination of personal and topical anecdotes has lead to appearances on Live at the Apollo, Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Good News,Radio 4′s Now Show, News Quiz and his BBC Radio 4 sitcom Can’t Tell Nathan Caton Nothing.
“Laidback, on-the-nose material, chopping down fools of all colours, both in day-to-day life and in the media.” The Guardian
“A slick performer with an unbeatable stage attitude and the confident air of someone much more experienced.” Chortle
A leader on both the UK & international live comedy circuits, Markus Birdman receives regular invites to headline at the coveted Comedy Store and has consistently delighted audiences around the globe with sell out shows at the Edinburgh, Adelaide, Melbourne & New Zealand Comedy Festivals. Still a stand up pro, Markus has recently combined his passion for art with comedy and debuted his first solo show featuring hand drawn gruesome fairy tales to critical acclaim at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe, earning a nomination for ‘Best Show’ from Amused Moose and a plethora of 4 & 5 star reviews across the board.
“Birdman is the all-round package; witty, controversial, hip, topical and silly. A master of timing and physical comedy, he made me laugh so hard it hurt.” BBC
“Absorbing, intelligent and funny.” Metro
Jenny moved from the Welsh mountains to the Big Smoke in 2010 and has since embarked upon a career in stand-up comedy.
She has written for BBC Radio 4's The News Quiz, Huffington Post and Glamour Magazine and has traveled (parts of) the world with her comedy. She has performed in Hong Kong, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland and Australia where she won the Percy Award for most tickets sold in 'The Imaginarium', (over 1900 tickets) during the Adelaide Fringe.
In August 2016 she performed her debut hour at the Edinburgh Fringe, 'Jen-Hur' which received reviews such as 'An Excellent comedic work' Edfest Mag and 'A brilliant show and well worth a watch.' Arts Award Voice. In August 2017 she performed 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Jen' at the Edinburgh Fringe which was described as 'joyously liberating' by The List. She was then invited to perform the show in Barcelona and Sitges where she performed to lovely sold out rooms and learnt a bit of Spanish.
Most recently she support Jason Manford on his tour and is surely set for even bigger and better things in the very near future.
“Very likeable…Clearly a rising star.” Evening Standard
“One to watch.” Edinburgh Evening News
AND YOUR RESIDENT HOST:
BEN VAN DER VELDE
Standing a statuesque five foot five inches high (not in heels) and weighing in at eleven stone (on a good day) Ben is the current light-middleweight contender for compering champion of North London.
'Sharp and crafty gagsmith, a life-giving compere.' Chortle
'Wonderfully improvised riffs showcasing his impressive spontaneity and sharp tongue.' Edinburgh Festivals Magazine
“The perfect comedy club host – he is a master of audience interaction. The audience weren’t just warmed up, but pretty hysterical even before the first act of the night hit the stage.” Huffington Post
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