Friday Night Comedy with James Alderson
*Billing update: Erich McElroy will now be replacing Ryan McDonnell.
Come to SW16 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 JAMES ALDERSON, RYAN MCDONNELL & JOHNNY COCHRANE (MC) plus funny guests!*
"James sets the room alight like a pyromaniac in a fireworks shop!" RUSSELL KANE
"Proper funny! Made me howl laughing!" PAUL McCAFFREY
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. FREE ENTRY & COCKTAIL IF IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY! Cocktails and comedy - a winning combination!
£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.
James Alderson turned full-time in the comedy world in 2011. He performs regularly doing paid MCing, 15s, 20s and 30s all over the UK and abroad most nights of the week for clubs such as Laughing Horse, Fun House, The Glee Club, Jongleurs, Highlight, Laughing Pod, Bobs Comedy Clubs, Komedia, and The Comedy Club. James is happy performing in front of 250 students, 1000 festival goers, 30 private party guests, 100 army squaddies, 500 hens and stags, or a theatre full of families, as he has a variety of material for any occasion and revels in the challenge!
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
Johnny Cochrane as MC
Johnny is one half of hit TV sketch series The Johnny and Inel Show (CBBC) as part of the UK’s first black comedy double act – a ground-breaking moment for British television. Both Series 1 & 2 were met with huge critical acclaim leading to nominations for 2 RTS North West Awards including Best Comedy Programme and Best Performance in a Comedy. Johnny is also an experienced Writer/Performer in his own right and regularly performs at comedy venues across the country.
**All comedy line ups can be subject to change at short notice.