Southport Comedy Festival Special featuring Mark Simmons and Jack Gleadow
This show brings together the hottest award winning comedians in one fantastic night of comedy
Fast rising star Jack Gleadow, is one of the most unique performers on the UK comedy circuit today. He takes his inspiration from the golden era of variety; Jack is the One-Man Variety Show with the use of sounds, stories, jokes and a scooter!
Jack has been scooping up comedy awards all over the UK in his short time on the circuit. Most notably winning the pretigious Amused Moose National New Comic award in 2017 and Leicester Mercury Comedian 2018,former winners include Rhod Gilbert and Jason Manford. Expect big things from this young lad from Hull.
“Laugh out Loud funny” Kate Copstick Scotsman
'Echoes of Norman Wisdom' BBC Humberside
WINNER of 2018 Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year
Mark Simmons is an exceptional one-liner comedian. It won him a place in Dave’s prestigious Best Joke of The Fringe in Edinburgh 2017. His solo show at the festival, One-Linerer was also a huge hit, with sell out shows every day and was nominated Best Show by the Amused Moose Comedy Award Fringe Show 2017.
Mark is constantly on the rise and since being in the finals of several noteworthy competitions, such as Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year, So You Think You’re Funny and the NATY Award, he has been in high demand for the top UK comedy clubs, such as Glee, Manford’s Comedy Club, Comedy Central and Just The Tonic, headlining the majority of them. Also, he has been recently supporting Seann Walsh, Rob Beckett and Rob Brydon on their national tours, as well as one off shows supporting Michael McIntyre, Sean Lock and Jack Dee.
Mark co-hosts with Seann Walsh the Newish show as well as the Filmish show on Fubar Radio, this year marked his debut on BBC Radio 4 where he guest-starred on the Today Program.
As seen in BBC3 documentary One for The Road with Seann Walsh
“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle
“Perfectly timed, clever one-liners” Leicester Mercury
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