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You Must Be Stoking – the finest stand-ups, hand-picked for Guildford comedy-goers @ The Stoke pub, 103 Stoke Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4JN
Wednesday 4th December
Get yourself in the Christmas spirit with You Must Be Stoking in December! Ideal for an office outing or just a great night out, we’ve got a brilliant collection of Christmas comics.
Dominic has been a professional stand-up comedian for over 20 years and has become one of the most regarded and respected comedians of his generation. He has made countless TV appearances including The Royal Variety Performance, recorded an award winning radio series for BBC R4, and has been twice honoured at the Edinburgh Festival by the Perrier panel.
“The UK’s master of observational comedy” – The Sunday Times
“A top notch stand-up who everyone should see” – The Daily Telegraph
With excellent support from:
James has become one of the country’s foremost comedy writers and continues to rapidy ascend the stand-up circuit. Having received the BBC Radio Entertainment writers’ bursary in 2008, James contributes to radio shows across the BBC, including The Now Show, The News Quiz and BBC7’s topical comedy sketch show, Tilt. As well as that, he regularly reviews the newspapers on Sky News, writes a regular blog on the Guardian website and spends most Sundays singing in a church choir, despite not actually being religious. His debut Edinburgh show was a total sell-out and was followed in similar fashion the following year.
“Quite brilliant” – The Scotsman
“Fantastic” – Time Out
A former comedy reviewer, Fern first tried stand up after the magazine she worked for suggested she write an article where she “faked it” as a comedian. She enjoyed it so much that one year on, she embarked on a career as a stand-up. She made the final of So You Think You’re Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2011, and the finals of the Piccadilly Comedy Club new act competition in 2012.
Alex has been a semi finalist for So You Think You’re Funny, Chortle Student Comedy and also performed for the BBC new comedy awards. This year he was a finalist in the Amused Moose Laugh off at the Edinburgh Festival, whilst also filming for season 3 of Live at the Electric.
Compere Paul Kerensa
Exiled Cornishman Paul Kerensa has become a regular at the UK’s biggest venues, and a popular and reliable headline act. He writes for various sitcoms, including BBC1 hits Miranda and Not Going Out, as well as sketch shows such as Dead Ringers, ITV’s CGI UK and BBC3’s The Wrong Door. He has also written for The News Quiz, The Now Show, and countless others.
“Attitude, style and diamond-sharp wit” – Maxim Magazine
“Ingenious” – Evening Standard
“Well worth a night out” – The Scotsman
Tickets are £8 (+ 80p booking fee) in advance from www.youmustbestoking.com/tickets,, or £10 on the door.