Friday Night Comedy with Tom Wrigglesworth
Headliners TOM WRIGGLESWORTH, ERICH McELROY and RIA LINA (MC) plus funny guests!
£8 In Advance or £10 On The Door.
***If you are booking for your birthday the birthday person will receive free entry and a welcome cocktail if they produce photo ID on arrival. The birthday must fall within 7 days of the night you wish to attend. Please state in your bookings notes if it is a birthday group and tell us the name of the person celebrating. Do not purchase a ticket in advance for the birthday person, only purchase tickets for the rest of the group. Mistakes will not be refunded.
Winner, So You Think You're Funny? 2003
Nominee, Chortle Best Newcomer Award 2004
Nominee, 2009 Edinburgh Comedy Award
“with such an impressive stage presence, and equally impressive writing, Wrigglesworth's is a name to keep an eye on” Chortle website
“a winning combination of an impossibly likeable persona and a catalogue of first class material” Comedy CV website
“destined for the dizzy heights” NME
“the ultimate crowd pleaser” The Guardian
Originally from Seattle, Erich joined ranks and became a British citizen and is highly regarded for his humorous and insightful take on living in the UK. Following a hugely successful Edinburgh Fringe as part of the highly regarded AAA Stand-Up Late at The Pleasance in 2010, Erich McElroy is making his mark on the UK comedy circuit.
His 2012 show 'The Brit Identity' was a hit with audiences and reviewers alike. ‘It was a joy to be an audience member...masterful hour of piss taking’, Broadway Baby. With 4 star reviews and a Total Fringe Sellout Award for his Edinburgh show Brokeback Britain, Erich is renowned for his 'great gags' (The Stage), and is described by The List as 'hilariously insightful' and as 'excellent' by Time Out.
"Excellent", Time Out
"Great gags", The Stage
"Hilariously insightful", The List
"At ease with the audience, making them feel comfortable in return... it's this geniality that will ensure his place on the circuit,” chortle.co.uk
Winner of the EMMA Award for Best Comedienne 2003, Ria Lina makes an impact with her dry wit and bawdy ukulele songs. Having been a regular in stand-up comedy for the past 10 years both in the UK and abroad, she returns to the circuit after a short family break.
Recent projects include writing for the Ladyboys of Bangkok 2010 “Fantasy & Feathers” tour, and writing/acting for a comedy sketch show for ITV2 (Meet the Blogs).
In the past, Ria has written and presented her own documentary for Channel 4 revealing the truth behind the myths that surround oriental women in Britain; other projects include the comedy series, Malai Monologues, for BBC 3; The World Stands Up, for Comedy Central (USA), the Paramount Comedy Channel (UK), and the Comedy Network Channel (AUS); and Sweet n’ Sour Comedy Sketch Show for BBC3.
“Lina is a musical comic with a brilliant line in bawdy songs… storming set!” - Evening Standard