at THE PEMBROKE CASTLE
150 GLOUCESTER AVENUE, PRIMROSE HILL, LONDON, NW1 8JA
Camden /Primrose Hill /
few mins walk from Camden Market
Nearest tube is Chalk Farm or Camden Town
excellent /highly entertaining
stand up comedian
Joe Rowntree“He has the unique ability to take a cold room and reduce it to fits of laughter”GQ Magazine
“A great story teller whose terrific misfortunes make for terrific comedy” British Theatre Guide
“A frank and energetic performer with a talent for voices” The Stage
“Bags of madcap energy and an instant daft allure”Chortle
Awards: winner – Amused Moose Laugh Off 2016, runner up – Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2015, finalist – Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2016 and Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year 2015.
Nigel Ng grew up in Malaysia, lived in America for five years and moved to the UK in 2015. Having started his comedy career in Chicago, he’s relieved that (most) people in the UK get his jokes too.
‘Natural funnybones…as slick as they come’ – Chortle
‘Plenty of good lines… keen observer’ – beyondthejoke.co.uk
‘Top notch… oozed likability and the audience loved him from the word go… stole the show’ – The Stand
brilliant / highly enjoyable
Multi Award -Winning
Ian Smith (BBC3’s Sweat the Small Stuff, BBC2’s Popatron) is an award-winning comedian.Ian has performed three critically acclaimed Edinburgh solo shows, as well as appearing in the award-winning “underground comedy hit of the fringe” (Guardian), ‘Waiting for Gaddot’. His 2015 show, ‘★★★★★ The Mirror ★★★★★ Three Weeks ★★★★★ Angry Microwave ★★★★★ Black Diamond).Ian is also one third of iTunes top-10-charting podcast, The Magic Sponge, alongside Rob Beckett and Jimmy Bullard.Ian also has a range of acting roles, including a lead role in BBC2 sitcom Popatron, starring alongside Katherine Parkinson in Sky comedy Officially Special and a leading role in BBC1 drama The Ark, starring David Threlfall.“Fantastically funny” – The Times“Proper star quality” – The Guardian“You’d do well to catch him now before his inevitable jump to the big time” – The Telegraph
Mark is an exceptional one-liner comedian. It won him a place in Dave’s prestigious Best Joke of The Fringe in Edinburgh 2017. His solo show at the festival, One-Linerer was also a huge hit, with sell out shows every day and was nominated Best Show by the Amused Moose Comedy Award Fringe Show 2017. He then continued this success with his follow-up show, One-Linererer, which was also a sell out!
“Master of one liners” one4review ★★★★★
Mark is constantly on the rise and since being in the finals of several noteworthy competitions, such as Leicester Mercury Comedian of The Year, So You Think You’re Funny and the NATY Award, he has been in high demand for the top UK comedy clubs, such as Glee, Manford’s Comedy Club, Comedy Central and Just The Tonic, headlining the majority of them. Also, he has been recently supporting Seann Walsh, Rob Beckett and Rob Brydon on their national tours, as well as one off shows supporting Michael McIntyre, Sean Lock and Jack Dee.
“Simmons delivered a lot of excellent funny one liners in a ten-minute set which raced by. I loved his subtle, well-paced delivery and the way he deliberately misdirected the audience using his tone of voice before surprising them with a line which was the last thing they expected…hilarious.”
Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke
Though far from being a novice to radio, as Mark co-hosts with Seann Walsh the Newish show as well as the Filmish show on Fubar Radio, this year marked his debut on BBC Radio 4 where he guest-starred on the Today Program.
Mark’s TV presence is also growing. As well as recently recording a couple of TV pilots, he has starred in the hit BBC3 documentary One for The Road, where a film crew followed him alongside Seann Walsh on tour in the Scottish Highlands. Also, online, Mark can be seen in his comical web-series, Mark Simmons – The Face Of…
“Absolutely hilarious.” The Scotsman ★★★★“A talented comic with an artisan’s grasp of joke-writing” Chortle ★★★★ “Gags of the highest order” Broadway Baby ★★★★Edinburgh Festival Magazine ★★★★ | Bunbury Magazine ★★★★★“Perfectly timed, clever one-liners” Leicester Mercury“Very funny show” TIME OUT
MC Martin Besserman
Doors 7.45 pm Showtime 8.30 pm
adv tickets only £12.50 / concessions £10.00
or at door £15
Please note that line ups are subject to late change but are correct at time of going to press.
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