Friday Night Comedy with Jen Brister
Headliners JEN BRISTER, ERICH MCELROY and CAROLINE MABEY (MC) plus funny guests!
£8 in advance, £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.
Having just appeared on Live at the Apollo Jen is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer and actor. She is a regular performer on the UK and international comedy circuits. She has written for BBC Scotland, presented for BBC 6 Music and Juice FM, and has been a regular contributor to magazines and online sites including Diva, g3, Standard Issue and The Huffington Post. Jen has written and performed five solo shows (Me My Mum & I, British(ish), Now & Then, Wishful Thinking, and The Other One) around the world, including at Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Norway Comedy Box Festival, Comedy Club Asia, Adelaide Festival and the Edinburgh Festival. She has toured extensively — with comedians Kerry Godliman, Francesca Martinez and Roisin Conaty, among others — and is currently supporting Frankie Boyle in London. Jen has performed with Russell Brand on his radio comedy Cloud Cuckoo for Radio 2, in Kerry Godliman’s sitcom, Kerry’s List, for Radio 4, and has performed stand up on Comedy Central in Live at the Comedy Store.
Erich is a stand-up comedian and writer. Originally from Seattle, he moved to the UK in 2000 and in 2007 collected his British passport. His latest show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, (US) Electile Dysfunction, received numerous four and five star reviews and was a hit with audiences. Erich is a regular on the comedy circuit appearing at top clubs in the UK and in Europe. Erich has appeared on BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, Sky News and Five News. He has been heard talking comedy and politics on BBC 5 Live, BBC Surrey, BBC Berkshire and regularly on TalkRadio.
“This is political stand-up at its best” BroadwayBaby
“Brilliant observation” Chortle
“An American by birth, but British at heart” ThreeWeeks
“Well worth it, even if you’re not in the least bit political” Edinburgh Evening News
“A box worth ticking” Metro
“Smart, sharp, endearing comic” The List
Caroline Mabey as MC
"The slightly deranged offspring of a menage a trois between Vic Reeves, Harry Hill and Floella Benjamin” Bruce Dessau, Evening Standard
“Fabulous off the wall lines… will endure in the memory long after you’ve forgotten every word from the big-name stand-ups.” Steve Bennett, Chortle
“Kooky, quirky and delicious” Time Out
TV and Radio: 'The One Show’ BBC1, 'Funny Business' BBC2, 'The Culture Show' BBC2, 'Noble and Silver: getOffme' Channel 4, 'The Graham Penthouse Show' Resonance FM (as Helen Heels and other characters)
“An absolute delight to watch. Fantastically ditzy and spectacularly absurd… A joy to behold.” -The Skinny
“Highly Recommended” Times Festivals
“Brilliantly Funny… Wonderfully silly… Genuinely inspired” Fringe Guru
“Real comedy bite… silly, poignant and twisted gaggery" The Scotsman
“Bloody Brilliant" Three Weeks