Friday Night Comedy 12th April with Addy van der Borgh
Come to Hideaway for your weekly dose of superb comedy line-ups (as seen on telly programmes such as Mock The Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Live At The Apollo!).
Headliners: Addy van der Borgh, Alistair Barrie and Grainne Maguire (MC) plus funny guests!*
It's cabaret seating at Hideaway, which means you'll watch the show from your table and food and drink is served throughout the evening.
£10 IN ADVANCE OR £12 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.
Addy van der Borgh
Addy van der Borgh has that rare talent of making people laugh as soon as he walks on stage. He is a great performer of highly acclaimed and original material, an ability noticed immediately by the BBC when he appeared on the 'Stand-up Show' on BBC1after only one year as a comedian. He has subsequently appeared on 'Live at Jongleurs' and 'The World Stands Up' for Sky TV and the BBC3 series from Baby Cow Productions, 'Brain Candy'. He has also written and co-presented twenty episodes of 'TV Meltdown' for Sky 1 with Kirsty Gallacher (2004 / 2005), has acted in a number of voiceovers for radio and television and has appeared on many radio shows including the legendary 'Loose Ends' on Radio 4.
Addy was the only British comic invited to appear in the Twentieth Century Fox Comedy Showcase in Los Angeles in September 2003 and was subsequently signed to the Hollywood agents Paradigm, and he recently played the starring role of 'Jack Watson' in his first film,'Little Things' for Pandelic Films.
Addy studied clowning and physical theatre at LAMDA and with brilliant timing and an array of voices and characters he has risen to the top of the live comedy circuit. He has built a following of fans not just in all the major clubs in Britain (Comedy Store, Banana Cabaret, Up The Creek, The Glee) but also worldwide, including Spain, France, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Croatia, Switzerland, Cyprus, Dubai, Bahrain, Muscat, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Shanghai and Australia, as well as entertaining the troops in Afghanistan. He has also performed complete sell out runs at the South Africa Comedy Festival in Cape Town (2002) and the New Zealand International comedy Festival in Auckland (2006) as well as writing and performing sell out one man shows at the Edinburgh festival (2002, 2004, 2010).
"van der Borgh has funny bones. This man was born to make people laugh"Edinburgh Evening News
"Brilliant natural clown" The Daily Telegraph
Comedian, actor and writer Alistair Barrie is one of the most sought after performers on the international comedy circuit. He has worked throughout the UK and Ireland, as well as further afield in the States, Australia, Switzerland, The Netherlands, South Africa, Estonia, Mumbai, The Channel Islands, Antibes, Cyprus, Crete, Luxembourg, Qatar, Belgium, Prague, Dubai, Doha, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Norway, Hong Kong, Macau, Malta, Singapore, Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur, Egypt and Athens, on a ship in the North Sea and at the world’s highest gig on top of a mountain in France.
A regular at corporate events and festivals, he has taken six solo shows to the Edinburgh Festival – his 2012 show ‘Urban Fogey’ was runner up for best show in the Amused Moose Laughter Awards – and appeared in the hit plays ‘Breaker Morant’ with Adam Hills and ‘Coalition’ with Phill Jupitus, which transferred to London after its Edinburgh run. He has written for the BBC, Channel 4, Radio 4 and a number of other comedians.
‘Excellent’ – The Independent
‘One of the circuit’s classiest stand ups’ – London is Funny
Grainne Maguire as MC
"Highly promising, has a big future ahead of her" - Time Out. “An engaging and natural performer with has deep reserves of excitable energy...enjoyably bizarre" -Chortle
“Nice observations…can employ understatement with the dry mastery of a Father Ted script" - Chortle
“Popular with audiences and comedians alike…excellent set... inspired and extremely funny” - Inside Comedy
“Surreal Irish charm” - 7 magazine Brighton
Featured in The Stand "Best of Irish" and "Pick of the Fringe Showcase" Edinburgh 2008 and star of Edinburgh hit "The Cheese and Pineapple Club 2008
"Kooky and gauche ****" The List
"Charming..delights the audience..gets big laughs ****"BroadwayBaby
“Inspired moments…fun and well observed..talent on the way up" Fringe Report
"Novel and ingenious" One 4 Review;
**All comedy line ups can be subject to change at short notice.