Cheaper than therapy, less funny than AIDS
Gig dates for 27th September to 3rd October... and beyond!!!!
Yet another tragic blow to the comedy community this week, as
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Am I funny? Hard to say. I did two gigs yesterday with pretty much the same material; the first one was shit and the second one went great.
Find out for yourself if I’m funny, by attending these upcoming gigs:
Monday 27th September (tomorrow) - Jester Jesters, Clerkenwell
New material night in a lovely wood-panelled pub. I’m going to be working on a clean 5 minutes with as few references to cum as possible. Only £3.
The Betsey Trotswood pub (upstairs room), 56 Farringdon Rd, London, EC1R 3BL
Wednesday 29th September - Groovie Grove, Hammersmith
I’m very excited to be supporting Lewis Schaffer who is hilarious. His open mic night is the reason I’m doing stand-up. Lots of other funny acts on the bill including my former roast battle partner/victim Duffy Connors, Hannah O’Donnell and the MC Ed Mulvey.
Grove Bar & Restaurant, 83 Hammersmith Grove, London, W6 0NQ
Only two gigs this week, but here’s a date for your diary that’s a bit further away:
Tuesday 23rd November - G & B Comedy New Act Competition
If you only come to one gig I do this year, please try to make it this one where I will be competing to win £50, and more importantly, the right to do this night without a ‘bringer’ (see my explanation of what a bringer is). If I win this, I won’t need to pester you as much to come to my shit, so it’s really in your own self-interest to show up. I don’t know how they decide the winner, but it will be a big help if I have a few people in the audience who are rooting for me.
The Star of Kings, 126 York Way, N1 0AX
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Come to the Comedy Virgins 9pm late show this Tuesday (28th Sept) to see Carly Lindon-Forrester do her fourth gig ever - tickets here. I did a comedy course with Carly and she’s a star. I plan to be there as her bringer, but I could well die of sleep apnoea before then, so why not come along as backup? It’s at the Cavendish Arms, Stockwell.
Somehow I missed it when it first came out, but the sitcom This Way Up with Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan is really good. I’m up to the part where Aisling Bea has a crush on a man in his 40s, so I’m diamonds right now.
Are British sitcoms starting to get funny again? The Cleaner is also worth watching, if you can get past Greg Davies’s acting.
That’s it. Bye.