Maybe you saw him on ITV's recent series, Show Me The Funny? As the top black comedian on the UK comedy circuit, Rudi Lickwood is far more than just a stand-up. Rudi’s recent achievements including earning his status in the ‘Black 100+’ awards for the greatest Black British Achievers, picking up a BECA award for outstanding contribution to comedy, and taking up a high profile request for Rudi to host an exclusive Brit Awards after-show party.
With a super confident playful personality oozing charisma, Rudi’s infectious charm has made him a desirable commodity. Using his sense of humour and razor sharp material, Rudi has built an outstanding list of Radio and Television projects alongside his headline performances at esteemed venues across the UK. Recent television and media projects include; Get me the Producer (Ch4) and Funny Business (BBC2), plus a nationwide project with Mediatheme hosting the most comprehensive comedy entertainment system to date. Rudi is currently working the series ‘Lickwood’ with BAFTA award winning writer Sharon Foster.
‘Irresistible...he's going to be massive' The Guardian
“Wembley should just about contain him” The Stage
'Easily the funniest new comic I've seen this year' GLR
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
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