Sat 5 Jan The Pembroke Castle Camden
brilliantly funny from Phoenix Nights. CLINT BAPTISTE Clinton Baptiste is a comedy character played by Alex Lowe. He is a clairvoyant, medium and psychic best known for his appearances on Peter Kay’s award winning Phoenix Nights.Hundreds of years ago, when man walked the planet, he had no means of communication. In time he developed a phenomenon which has never been fully understood by the psychic community. This phenomenon is Clinton Baptiste
champion of left wing politics TV personality and comedian Award-winning KATE SMURTHWAITE She performs all over the UK and around the world at major clubs She also writes and tours an annual solo show of highbrow left wing comedy under the name The News At Kate which has been a feature of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival since 2009. In 2013 she won a Three Week's Editor's Choice Award naming her one of the ten best things about the Edinburgh Fringe!Kate is often a guest on news and debate shows and is well known for her forthright opinions and campaigning work. Appearances include the BBC's flagship political debate show Question Time as well as BBC 1's The Big Questions, BBC Breakfast, BBC News 24, Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, ITV News, ITV This Morning, Sky News, BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine Show, BBC 5live, BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4 The Moral Maze. In 2012 Radio 4's Four Thought series included a 15-minute program written and performed entirely by Kate about sexist humour and sexism in comedy. One clip of her setting the world to rights even went super-viral under the name "Athiest B!tchslap".She also writes for publications from Cosmopolitan to both the Guardian and the Independent and is the Vice Chair and Media Spokesperson for campaign group Abortion Rights UK.Kate is a writer for the BBC Three political comedy show The Revolution Will Be Televised and the UK's leading political satire show Have I Got News For You?
Award-winning musical comedian RIA LINA “fearless, provocative and very funny” Scotsman “engaging, endearing and eye-opening” Time Out “…electrified the audience with her relaxed yet biting wit.” Three Weeks “Comic Sensation” Erotic Review “The audience found themselves gasping one minute and laughing uncontrollably the next. If there’s a prize for stinging comic delivery then Lina would take gold every time.” DorsetComedy.com “She’s like a Filipina Sarah Silverman” Dusty Limits “Lina is a musical comic with a brilliant line in bawdy songs… storming set!” Evening Standard “I have no doubt she will hold her own so easily that she’ll have a hand free to hold someone else’s too.” The Guardian “slickly done – there’s no denying that the girl’s got talent” Chortle, the UK Comedy Guide
interesting newcomer Theo McCabe.