Comedy 42 at The Spirit Works, Award winning stand-up comedy on Sunday 27th October 2019
Comedy 42 returns to The Spirit Works in Lichfield with it's combination of award winning stand-up comedy and incredible cocktails. This month we've got Chris Washington, Cokey Falkow, full support acts and your host Chris Purchase.
LASTMINUTE.COM EDINBURGH COMEDY AWARD BEST NEWCOMER NOMINEE Rising star Chris Washington is taking the comedy industry and audiences alike by storm. With bags of northern charm, he’s fresh from a hugely successful debut run at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, during which he received a sparkling nomination for the coveted lastminute.com Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer with his solo stand-up hour, ‘Dream Big (Within Reason)’. Since becoming Re: Play Breakthrough Comedian of the Year Winner and a finalist in the Magners New Comedy Act in 2015, Chris has proved he’s a definite one to watch, being likened to a “Peter Kay for the smartphone generation”. A favorite on the live circuit he’s already supported the likes of Jason Manford and Tom Stade on tour and recently co-hosted Jason Manford’s weekend radio show for Absolute Radio. 2018 has started with a bang for Chris, in January he brought his aforementioned Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show to London’s Soho Theatre, followed by two sell-out shows at the Salford Lowry studio and invitations to perform at Latitude and Festival 41, Kendal Calling and Festival No. 6. Alongside stand-up Chris also released two online sketches for BBC Three’s ‘Quickies’ series, both earning over 1 million views and becoming two of their most successful of the series. He also has another exciting scripted project in development for TV and is now a roaring hit on your TV screens, headlining his own episode ‘Live From the BBC.’ “Hilarious Stories” Hull Daily Mail “Mark my words, he will be a big name” Love Comedy “He posts top quality comedy with a first class delivery” Buzz Comedy “Gaining big laughs from the really small stuff” The List “Funny, relatable and heartwarming” Broadway Baby “A timeless storytelling jokesmith” Beyond The Joke
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