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You Must Be Stoking – the finest stand-ups, hand-picked for Guildford comedygoers @ The Stoke pub, 103 Stoke Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4JN
Wednesday 5th March
After a sellout show last month, You Must Be Stoking is lined up for an equally popular March, with a great line-up, including…
Earl has been a headline comedy act on the London circuit since 1982. From the Royal Albert Hall to the London Palladium, he is the most performed artist ever at the Edinburgh International Festival and has toured his one-man show literally around the world. He has guested on top TV shows all over Europe and Australia. He has even opened on tour for major rock stars such as Van Morrison and Paul McCartney.
“Multi-talented” – Time Out
“Goes down astonishingly well” – Chortle
Andrew started his career by making old blokes laugh down the pub. He wrote down the funny stuff he said and now he’s taking the comedy bull firmly by the horns. Boasting perfect timing, crisp delivery and spot on observations, his comedy is derived from his lack of identity. He is white, British, somewhere between middle and working class, and neither northern nor southern. It is however this everyman persona that provides his core appeal. His struggles with, and triumphs over, everyday difficulties are certain to delight any audience.
“Superb” – Time Out
“A natural comedian” – The Stage
John has performed across the UK from Falmouth to Edinburgh, as well as sets in Chicago, Denver and New York, from university students to rural village halls, and military bases to gay nightclubs.
Nicky is a stand-up comedian, improviser and sketch performer. Having made her first forays into stand-up comedy as a resident compere at the award-winning Funny Side Comedy clubs, she’s now gigging all over the country as an act in her own right. Her impressive stage presence, great comic timing and considerable comedy performance experience are ensuring she’s moving quickly through the stand-up comedy ranks, definitely making her one to watch!
Compere Max Dickins:
Max was named as one of The Sun’s 2011 Comedy Picks (along with Josh Widdicombe and others) and went on to perform at the prestigious Lunchtime Club stand-up showcase in Edinburgh that summer. Max has performed at BBC Comedy Presents and also Political Animal, Saturday Night Live from Leicester Square, The Frog and Bucket and XS Malarkey. As well as comedy, Max is a Sony Radio Award Nominated radio presenter who has worked at Absolute Radio, Galaxy FM, and BBC Radio Leeds amongst many others.
“A fantastic compère” – British Comedy Guide
“Attractive, expressive, confident and engaging” – Chortle
Tickets are £8 (+ 80p booking fee) in advance from www.youmustbestoking.com/tickets, or £10 on the door.