A fantastic line up for September’s Comedy Night. Always a very high quality event, MC’d by the hilarious PETE OTWAY
Be ready for pretty much anything when Jason Cook takes to the stage. Behind his cheerful Geordie exterior lurks a dark, sharp comedic mind.
Always welcoming, never bullying, the self-deprecating Jason is an award winning comedian, writer, creator and star of BBC2’s “Hebburn” and Radio4’s “Jason Cook’s School of Hard Knocks”
Carves a rich, deep, consistent groove of humour at the Fringe – Scotsman
My jaw aches from laughing ***** Time Out
Powerful, visceral comedy that grabs your feelings and wrenches them from one direction to another ***** Chortle–
Rising star George Rigden is a Bristol-based musical comic who, despite having only been gigging since 2013, has already racked up hundreds of gigs and enjoyed success in a clutch of competitions.
He’s also gigged with the likes of Russell Howard, Stephen Merchant & Joe Wilkinson, and is the resident M.C. for legendary Bristol night, OPPO (founded by Mark Olver).
In 2015 George made his Edinburgh debut, having beaten off stiff competition to win a place in Bound & Gagged Comedy’s prestigious showcase ‘AAA’ at The Pleasance Edinburgh.
“Rigden is the result of a genetic mash-up between Mitch Benn and Tim Key, perhaps with a few strands of Ricky Gervais’s DNA thrown in…Very Funny Stuff.” – Steve Bennett, Chortle
Rigden’s musical comedy is deliciously dark…he is very good at working the crowd and of all tonight’s acts he probably made the biggest impression.” – Bruce Dessau, beyond the joke
‘George Rigden had the audience in his hands thanks to some great comedic timing, a little help from his guitar and a hint of David Mitchell in Peep Show’ – Leicester Mercury