★★★ STAND UP IN THE BASEMENT ★★★
★ JESSICA FOSTEKEW – Writer for 8 Out of 10 Cats, Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You
★ RUSSELL HICKS – One of the ‘Top Six Comics to Watch’ (LA’s Stand Up Talk Magazine)
★ COLIN OWENS (COMPERE) – “I knew he’d be funny and he was” – Michael McIntyre
★ PAUL MCCAFREY – Star of Impractical Jokers
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?
No prizes for guessing that STAND UP IN THE BASEMENT is a stand up comedy night and guess what? It’s on a Tuesday night! Meaning you get to see top TV comics making you chuckle in the same room, and for a fraction of the normal price!
As well as familiar faces from TV, we feature some of the best circuit comics, plus new raw talent and occasionally a few big names who wanna come and try out some new material. It’s tailor-made for people who love live comedy! You’ll get to see a diverse range of comic talent in an intimate space.
★ JESSICA FOSTEKEW
Jessica Fostekew exists in real life but is also a comedian, actor and writer. Since 2008 she’s been throwing this job around like you would a walnut in a sock. She’s a regular host of ‘The Comedy Club’, and writes for various comedians, mainly quick-fire gubbins for telly.
‘Intensely Funny...Fireball of Fun’ (Timeout)
‘This show will be another boon to her career’ (The Independent)
‘I would recommend not waiting long to see her’ (Edinburgh Festivals)
Funny Women 2010 - JESSICA FOSTEKEW - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbB6TTzHshM
★ RUSSELL HICKS
One of the most exciting comics to come out of America, LA’s ‘Stand Up Talk’ magazine, voted him in the top 6 comedians to watch. He regularly tours the biggest US universities, he’s appeared on LA based panel show Direct TV's 'What's News?' and is a regular guest on hit podcasts such as Talkin' Sh*t with Eddie Ifft.‘He had us in stitches...non stop laughs’ (NoFrillsThrills)‘Hicks has a sharp wit... the pessimism of Jack Dee mixed with the deadpan aggression of Denis Leary. A riproaring night of tough love from a witty comedian ****’ (Broadwaybaby)
Star of Impractical Jokers (BBC Three). As seen on Russell Howard's Good News (BBC Three) and Stand Up Central (Comedy Central), McCaffrey has performed to thousands of people in the last 12 months, supporting Sean Lock and Rob Beckett on their UK tours and is one of the most sought after headline acts in the country in his own right.
‘A total natural, his storytelling is utterly unique and never anything less than gut-bustingly hilarious’ – GQ
★ COLIN OWENS
Your compere for the evening, Colin has worked with Jimmy Carr and Russell Brand, as well as working with the team behind The Inbetweeners. ‘A comedian who's star should shine brightly’ (The Guardian). He's ‘Impossible not to like’ (Russell Brand) with ‘Really good material’ (Three weeks Edinburgh).
Colin Owens & Jimmy Carr Literacy Sketch – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbQPYCXrX2E
TICKET INFO & TIMINGS
£8 advance / £6 student advance
We recommend booking tickets in advance of the night, as you will be charged more on the day/door. Tickets really are limited too, so get yours early to avoid disappointment.
To purchase tickets, you can:
- Call to book and collect on the night (no booking fee)
- Come in to any Mango to get tickets (no booking fee)
- Order online - follow the ticket link.
The show starts prompt at 8.30pm and will finish by 11pm. Please take your seats from 7.45pm and no later than 8.15pm. Seats are on a first come, first serve basis - the rest of you get to 'Stand Up' in the Basement!
If you'd like to ENJOY MANGO THAI TAPAS BEFORE OR AFTER the show, you can call or email to book a table: 023 8033 1477 • firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are accepting table bookings for under 5 people for this event before the show. Dine before and receive 10% off your food bill when presenting your tickets.
NATURE OF THE BEAST: The line-up for such nights can be subject to change, but the quality of our events will not be compromised!!!
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