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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 6th May 2015
Our last regular comedy night before Edinburgh preview shows take over fortnightly in June and July. This time, headlining we have the fantastic…
Greg currently hosts London’s No.1 Drivetime show for Capital FM Radio, having previously hosted a Sunday afternoon show for Virgin Radio and a Drivetime show for Heart FM. He also stepped in over the Festive period to co-host the Capital FM Breakfast show.
Burns performed his first ever live, stand-up, solo West-end comedy show at The Bloomsbury Theatre in 2012. Greg is an award winning comedian who has worked on such shows as Have I Got News For You and The Catherine Tate show, as well as appearing in The Office Christmas special in a part written specifically for him by Ricky Gervais. Other credits include hosting The Teenage Cancer Trust gigs at The Royal Albert Hall, as well as being in-demand at the major UK comedy clubs and at corporate gigs.
“As loveable a comedian as you’re likely to find. Confident, funny and clever” – The Sunday Times
“An assured, affable performer with some top-notch routines, cheeky Burns is a solid addition to any comedy bill” – Chortle
“Greg Burns stole the show” – Forth FM
With top notch support from…
Jenny moved from the Welsh mountains to the Big Smoke in 2010 and has since embarked upon a career in stand up comedy. Highlight: Appearing on a BBC Radio Wales panel show with Jo Brand. Low point: After a gig, an audience member saying ‘You should be a stripper’ (Both secretly highlights).
“Dryly innocent” ***** – Eastlondonlines.com
“Surprising edge” **** – Shortcom.co.uk
“Refreshingly original…Excellent” **** – Broadway Baby
“Fast-paced wit…Quick and clever” **** – theupcoming.co.uk
Nathaniel has been doing stand up since May 2007, and got through to the semi-finals of the So You Think You’re Funny? competition after only five gigs. In 2010 he got through to the semi-final of the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year and the final of the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year.
The 23-year-old Londoner won the 2014 Chortle Student Comedy Award at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has been crowned Britain’s funniest student.
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.